Category Archives: II Chronicles

II Chronicles 30

II Chronicles 30 is about righteous King Hezekiah’s Passover, which Judahites and some Northern Israelites attended. There is debate about whether or not Hezekiah’s Passover actually happened.  After all, does not II Kings 23:22 state regarding the Passover of a … Continue reading

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II Chronicles 29

II Chronicles 29 is about the reign of righteous King Hezekiah, particularly his attempts to repair the Temple and re-establish Temple worship. II Chronicles 29:34 states: “But the priests were too few, so that they could not flay all the … Continue reading

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II Chronicles 28

II Chronicles 28 is about the reign of King Ahaz of Judah.  According to the Chronicler, King Ahaz did evil in the eyes of the LORD.  Here are some items: 1.  Scholars have noted that the account of King Ahaz’s … Continue reading

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II Chronicles 27

II Chronicles 27 is about Jotham the king of Judah.  Jotham was a righteous king. Rashi’s comments on Jotham caught my eye (see here what Rashi says about verse 2).  Rashi refers to something that Rabbi Simeon ben Yohai said … Continue reading

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II Chronicles 26

II Chronicles 26 is about King Uzziah of Judah.  He was righteous, but God punished him with leprosy because he went into the Temple to offer incense, which only the Aaronide priests were allowed to do. Here are some thoughts: … Continue reading

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II Chronicles 25

II Chronicles 25 is about King Amaziah of Judah.  The Chronicler says that Amaziah was a righteous king, but his heart was not perfect.  Amaziah’s father, King Joash, had been killed, and Amaziah as king obeyed the Torah by executing … Continue reading

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II Chronicles 24

I have three thoughts about II Chronicles 24.  Two of the items are more questions than answers. 1.  King Joash of Judah attempts to repair the Temple of Judah, and he needs donations to do that.  Initially, he sends out … Continue reading

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