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2 Chronicles 29:6-10

29:6 For our fathers were unfaithful; they did what is evil in the sight of 1  the Lord our God and abandoned him! They turned 2  away from the Lord’s dwelling place and rejected him. 3  29:7 They closed the doors of the temple porch and put out the lamps; they did not offer incense or burnt sacrifices in the sanctuary of the God of Israel. 29:8 The Lord was angry at Judah and Jerusalem and made them an appalling object of horror at which people hiss out their scorn, 4  as you can see with your own eyes. 29:9 Look, our fathers died violently 5  and our sons, daughters, and wives were carried off 6  because of this. 29:10 Now I intend 7  to make a covenant with the Lord God of Israel, so that he may relent from his raging anger. 8 

1 tn Heb “in the eyes of.”

2 tn Heb “turned their faces.”

3 tn Heb “and turned the back.”

4 tn Heb “and he made them [an object] of dread and devastation and hissing.”

5 tn Heb “fell by the sword.”

6 tn Heb “are in captivity.”

7 tn Heb “now it is with my heart.”

8 tn Heb “so that the rage of his anger might turn from us.” The jussive with vav (ו) conjunctive indicates purpose/result after the preceding statement of intention.

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