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2 Kings 12:4

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Jehoash said to the priests, “I place at your disposal 1  all the consecrated silver that has been brought to the Lord’s temple, including the silver collected from the census tax, 2  the silver received from those who have made vows, 3  and all the silver that people have voluntarily contributed to the Lord’s temple. 4 

XREF

Ex 25:1,2; Ex 30:12-16; Ex 35:5,22,29; Ex 36:3; Le 5:15,16; Le 27:2-8; Le 27:12-27,31; 1Ki 7:1; 2Ki 12:18; 2Ki 22:4; 1Ch 18:11; 1Ch 29:3-9,17; 2Ch 15:18; 2Ch 24:9,10; 2Ch 29:4-11; 2Ch 31:12; 2Ch 35:2; Ezr 1:6; Ezr 2:69; Ezr 7:16; Ezr 8:25-28; Lu 21:4

NET © Notes

tn The words “I place at your disposal” are added in the translation for clarification.

tn Heb “the silver of passing over a man.” The precise meaning of the phrase is debated, but עָבַר (’avar), “pass over,” probably refers here to counting, suggesting the reference is to a census conducted for taxation purposes. See M. Cogan and H. Tadmor, II Kings (AB), 137.

tn Heb “the silver of persons, his valuation.” The precise meaning of the phrase is uncertain, but parallels in Lev 27 suggest that personal vows are referred to here. See M. Cogan and H. Tadmor, II Kings (AB), 137.

tn Heb “all the silver which goes up on the heart of a man to bring to the house of the Lord.”



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