2 Chronicles, 5

2 Chronicles, 5

Reign of Solomon ● 14 verses ● 2 min

The reign of King Solomon, including his wisdom, building projects, and wealth.

In 2 Chronicles 5, we see the dedication of the temple of Solomon. This is a significant event in the history of the Israelites, as it marks the completion of the temple that was built according to the instructions of God. The chapter begins with the gathering of the people of Israel to celebrate the dedication of the temple. King Solomon leads the ceremony, offering a prayer of thanksgiving to God for His faithfulness and provision. He also offers a prayer of petition, asking God to continue to bless the people of Israel and to dwell in the temple. The chapter then goes on to describe the various offerings that were made to the Lord. These offerings included animals, grain, and oil, all of which were used to make sacrifices to the Lord. The chapter also describes the presence of the Lord in the temple, as the glory of the Lord filled the temple. This was a sign of God's presence and approval of the temple and the people of Israel. Finally, the chapter ends with the people of Israel rejoicing and praising God for His faithfulness and provision. This is a reminder to us of the importance of praising and thanking God for all that He has done for us. We should also remember to seek His presence in our lives and to offer Him our sacrifices of praise and thanksgiving.


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2 Chronicles, 5

Reign of Solomon

Thus all the work that Solomon made for the house of the LORD was finished: and Solomon brought in all the things that David his father had dedicated; and the silver, and the gold, and all the instruments, put he among the treasures of the house of God.

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 5, Verse: 1

Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, and all the heads of the tribes, the chief of the fathers of the children of Israel, unto Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the city of David, which is Zion.

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 5, Verse: 2

Wherefore all the men of Israel assembled themselves unto the king in the feast which was in the seventh month.

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 5, Verse: 3

And all the elders of Israel came; and the Levites took up the ark.

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 5, Verse: 4

And they brought up the ark, and the tabernacle of the congregation, and all the holy vessels that were in the tabernacle, these did the priests and the Levites bring up.

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 5, Verse: 5

Also king Solomon, and all the congregation of Israel that were assembled unto him before the ark, sacrificed sheep and oxen, which could not be told nor numbered for multitude.

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 5, Verse: 6

And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of the LORD unto his place, to the oracle of the house, into the most holy place, even under the wings of the cherubims:

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 5, Verse: 7

For the cherubims spread forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubims covered the ark and the staves thereof above.

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 5, Verse: 8

And they drew out the staves of the ark, that the ends of the staves were seen from the ark before the oracle; but they were not seen without. And there it is unto this day.

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 5, Verse: 9

There was nothing in the ark save the two tables which Moses put therein at Horeb, when the LORD made a covenant with the children of Israel, when they came out of Egypt.

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 5, Verse: 10

And it came to pass, when the priests were come out of the holy place: (for all the priests that were present were sanctified, and did not then wait by course:

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 5, Verse: 11

Also the Levites which were the singers, all of them of Asaph, of Heman, of Jeduthun, with their sons and their brethren, being arrayed in white linen, having cymbals and psalteries and harps, stood at the east end of the altar, and with them an hundred and twenty priests sounding with trumpets:)

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 5, Verse: 12

It came even to pass, as the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and thanking the LORD; and when they lifted up their voice with the trumpets and cymbals and instruments of musick, and praised the LORD, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever: that then the house was filled with a cloud, even the house of the LORD;

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 5, Verse: 13

So that the priests could not stand to minister by reason of the cloud: for the glory of the LORD had filled the house of God.

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 5, Verse: 14


How long does it take to read 2 Chronicles chapter 5?

Assuming a reader with an average reading speed of 300 WPM reads the 2 Chronicles, chapter 5 it would take approximately 2 minutes to finish.

How many verses does 2 Chronicles, chapter 5 have?

There are 14 verses in the book of 2 Chronicles.

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