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2 Chronicles 35:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And prepare yourselves after your fathers' houses by your courses, according to the writing of David king of Israel, and according to the writing of Solomon his son.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And prepare [yourselves] by the houses of your fathers, after your courses, according to the writing of David king of Israel, and according to the writing of Solomon his son.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Prepare [yourselves] by your fathers’ households in your divisions, according to the writing of David king of Israel and according to the writing of his son Solomon.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And prepare [yourselves] by the houses of your fathers after your courses, according to the writing of David king of Israel, and according to the writing of Solomon his son.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and prepare yourselves by your fathers' houses, in your divisions, according to the writing of David king of Israel, and according to the writing of Solomon his son;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and prepare yourselves by your ancestral houses, according to your courses,—by the writing of David king of Israel, and by what hath been written by Solomon his son;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and prepare, by the house of your fathers, according to your courses, by the writing of David king of Israel, and by the writing of Solomon his son,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And prepare yourselves by your houses, and families according to your courses, as David king of Israel commanded, and Solomon his son hath written.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And prepare [your selues] by the houses of your fathers, after your courses, according to the writing of Dauid king of Israel, and according to the writing of Solomon his sonne.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And prepare yourselves according to the houses of your families, and according to your daily courses, according to the writing of David king of Israel, and [the order] by the hand of his son Solomon.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And prepare [yourselves] by the houses of your fathers, after your courses, according to the writing of Dawid king of Yisrael, and according to the writing of Shelomoh his son.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And prepare 3559
{3559} Prime
כּוּן
kuwn
{koon}
A primitive root; properly to be erect (that is, stand perpendicular);. hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications, whether literal (establish, fix, prepare, apply), or figurative (appoint, render sure, proper or prosperous).
z8685
<8685> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 731
z8675
<8675> Grammar
Kethiv Reading

Where the translators of the Authorised Version followed the qere reading rather than the kethiv.
z8734
<8734> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 118
[yourselves] by the houses 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
of your fathers, 1
{0001} Prime
אָב
'ab
{awb}
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
after your courses, 4256
{4256} Prime
מַחֲלְקָה
machaloqeth
{makh-al-o'-keth}
From H2505; a section (of Levites, people or soldiers).
according to the writing 3791
{3791} Prime
כְּתָב
kathab
{kaw-thawb'}
From H3789; something written, that is, a writing, record or book.
of Dwi דָּוִד 1732
{1732} Prime
דָּוִד
David
{daw-veed'}
From the same as H1730; loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse.
king 4428
{4428} Prime
מֶּלֶךְ
melek
{meh'-lek}
From H4427; a king.
of Yi$rl יִשׂרָאֵל, 3478
{3478} Prime
יִשְׂרָאֵל
Yisra'el
{yis-raw-ale'}
From H8280 and H0410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
and according to the writing 4385
{4385} Prime
מִכְתָּב
miktab
{mik-tawb'}
From H3789; a thing written, the characters, or a document (letter, copy, edict, poem).
of lm שְׁלֹמֹה 8010
{8010} Prime
שְׁלֹמֹה
Sh@lomoh
{shel-o-mo'}
From H7965; peaceful; Shelomoh, David's successor.
his son. 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

2 Chronicles 35:4

_ _ prepare yourselves by the houses of your fathers, after your courses — Each course or division was to be composed of those who belonged to the same fathers’ house.

_ _ according to the writing of David and ... Solomon — Their injunctions are recorded (2 Chronicles 8:14; 1 Chronicles 23:1-26:32).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 35:1-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the houses:

1 Chronicles 9:10-34 And of the priests; Jedaiah, and Jehoiarib, and Jachin, ... These chief fathers of the Levites [were] chief throughout their generations; these dwelt at Jerusalem.
Nehemiah 11:10-20 Of the priests: Jedaiah the son of Joiarib, Jachin. ... And the residue of Israel, of the priests, [and] the Levites, [were] in all the cities of Judah, every one in his inheritance.

after your courses:
The regulations formed by David, and established by Solomon, concerning the courses of the priests and Levites, were committed to writing, and preserved, for them to refer to continually. Josiah, as well as Hezekiah, required the priests and Levites to attend to their several duties, and encouraged them therein, but he neither added, altered, not retrenched anything. He merely enforced what had been established in the law, and in the regulations made by David and the contemporary prophets: "the commandment of the king....was by the word of the Lord."
1 Chronicles 23:1-26:32 So when David was old and full of days, he made Solomon his son king over Israel. ... And his brethren, men of valour, [were] two thousand and seven hundred chief fathers, whom king David made rulers over the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh, for every matter pertaining to God, and affairs of the king.

and according:

2 Chronicles 8:14 And he appointed, according to the order of David his father, the courses of the priests to their service, and the Levites to their charges, to praise and minister before the priests, as the duty of every day required: the porters also by their courses at every gate: for so had David the man of God commanded.
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1Ch 9:10; 23:1. 2Ch 8:14. Ne 11:10.

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