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2 Chronicles 4:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and the candlesticks with their lamps, to burn according to the ordinance before the oracle, of pure gold;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Moreover the candlesticks with their lamps, that they should burn after the manner before the oracle, of pure gold;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— the lampstands with their lamps of pure gold, to burn in front of the inner sanctuary in the way prescribed;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Moreover the candlesticks with their lamps, that they should burn after the manner before the oracle, of pure gold;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and the candlesticks with their lamps to burn according to the ordinance before the oracle, of pure gold;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and the lamp-holders and their lamps, that they should burn according to the regulation before the shrine, of purified gold;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the candlesticks, and their lamps, for their burning according to the ordinance, before the oracle, of gold refined;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The candlesticks also of most pure gold with their lamps to give light before the oracle, according to the manner.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Moreouer the candlesticks with their lampes, that they should burne after the maner, before the Oracle, of pure gold:
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— also the candlesticks, and the lamps to give light according to the pattern, and in front of the oracle, of pure gold.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Moreover the candlesticks with their lamps, that they should burn after the manner before the oracle, of pure gold;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Moreover the candlesticks 4501
{4501} Prime
מְנוֹרָה
m@nowrah
{men-o-raw'}
Feminine of H4500 (in the original sense of H5216); a chandelier.
with their lamps, 5216
{5216} Prime
נִיר
niyr
{neer}
From a primitive root (see H5214 and H5135) properly meaning to glisten; a lamp (that is, the burner) or light (literally or figuratively).
that they should burn 1197
{1197} Prime
בָּעַר
ba`ar
{baw-ar'}
A primitive root; to kindle, that is, consume (by fire or by eating); also (as denominative from H1198) to be (become) brutish.
z8763
<8763> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 790
after the manner 4941
{4941} Prime
מִשְׁפָּט
mishpat
{mish-pawt'}
From H8199; properly a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (particularly) divine law, individual or collectively), including the act, the place, the suit, the crime, and the penalty; abstractly justice, including a particular right, or privilege (statutory or customary), or even a style.
before 6440
{6440} Prime
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
the oracle, 1687
{1687} Prime
דְּבִיר
d@biyr
{deb-eer'}
From H1696 (apparently in the sense of oracle); the shrine or innermost part of the sanctuary.
of pure 5462
{5462} Prime
סָגַר
cagar
{saw-gar'}
A primitive root; to shut up; figuratively to surrender.
z8803
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
gold; 2091
{2091} Prime
זָהָב
zahab
{zaw-hawb'}
From an unused root meaning to shimmer; gold; figuratively something gold colored (that is, yellow), as oil, a clear sky.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 4:11-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 Chronicles 4:20

The manner — According to the prescription of God to Moses.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the candlesticks:

2 Chronicles 4:7 And he made ten candlesticks of gold according to their form, and set [them] in the temple, five on the right hand, and five on the left.
Exodus 25:31-37 And thou shalt make a candlestick [of] pure gold: [of] beaten work shall the candlestick be made: his shaft, and his branches, his bowls, his knops, and his flowers, shall be of the same. ... And thou shalt make the seven lamps thereof: and they shall light the lamps thereof, that they may give light over against it.

burn after:

Exodus 27:20-21 And thou shalt command the children of Israel, that they bring thee pure oil olive beaten for the light, to cause the lamp to burn always. ... In the tabernacle of the congregation without the vail, which [is] before the testimony, Aaron and his sons shall order it from evening to morning before the LORD: [it shall be] a statute for ever unto their generations on the behalf of the children of Israel.

the oracle:

1 Kings 6:5 And against the wall of the house he built chambers round about, [against] the walls of the house round about, [both] of the temple and of the oracle: and he made chambers round about:
1 Kings 6:16-17 And he built twenty cubits on the sides of the house, both the floor and the walls with boards of cedar: he even built [them] for it within, [even] for the oracle, [even] for the most holy [place]. ... And the house, that [is], the temple before it, was forty cubits [long].
1 Kings 8:6 And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of the LORD unto his place, into the oracle of the house, to the most holy [place, even] under the wings of the cherubims.
Psalms 28:2 Hear the voice of my supplications, when I cry unto thee, when I lift up my hands toward thy holy oracle.
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Ex 25:31; 27:20. 1K 6:5, 16; 8:6. 2Ch 4:7. Ps 28:2.

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