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2 Chronicles 7:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And on the eighth day they held a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And in the eighth day they made a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— On the eighth day they held a solemn assembly, for the dedication of the altar they observed seven days and the feast seven days.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And on the eighth day they made a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And on the eighth day they held a solemn assembly; for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And they made, on the eighth day, a closing feast,—because, the dedication of the altar, they had kept seven days and a festival seven days.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And they make on the eighth day a restraint, because the dedication of the altar they have made seven days, and the feast seven days.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he made on the eighth day a solemn assembly, because he had kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and had celebrated the solemnity seven days.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And in the eight day they made a solemne assembly: for they kept the dedication of the Altar seuen dayes, and the feast seuen dayes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And on the eighth day he kept a solemn assembly: for he kept a feast of seven days as the dedication of the altar.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And in the eighth day they made a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And in the eighth 8066
{8066} Prime
שְׁמִינִי
sh@miyniy
{shem-ee-nee'}
From H8083; eight.
day 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
they made 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
a solemn assembly: 6116
{6116} Prime
עֲצָרָה
`atsarah
{ats-aw-raw'}
From H6113; an assembly, especially on a festival or holiday.
for x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
they kept 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
the dedication 2598
{2598} Prime
חֲנֻכָּה
chanukkah
{khan-ook-kaw'}
From H2596; initiation, that is, consecration.
of the altar 4196
{4196} Prime
מִזְבֵּחַ
mizbeach
{miz-bay'-akh}
From H2076; an altar.
seven 7651
{7651} Prime
שֶׁבַע
sheba`
{sheh'-bah}
From H7650; a primitive cardinal number; seven (as the sacred full one); also (adverbially) seven times; by implication a week; by extension an indefinite number.
days, 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
and the feast 2282
{2282} Prime
חַג
chag
{khag}
A festival, or a victim therefor.
seven 7651
{7651} Prime
שֶׁבַע
sheba`
{sheh'-bah}
From H7650; a primitive cardinal number; seven (as the sacred full one); also (adverbially) seven times; by implication a week; by extension an indefinite number.
days. 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Chronicles 7:9

And in the eighth day they (c) made a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

(c) They assembled to hear the word of God, after they had remained seven days in the booths or tabernacles.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
solemn assembly:
Heb. restraint,
Leviticus 23:36 Seven days ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD: on the eighth day shall be an holy convocation unto you; and ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD: it [is] a solemn assembly; [and] ye shall do no servile work [therein].
Deuteronomy 16:8 Six days thou shalt eat unleavened bread: and on the seventh day [shall be] a solemn assembly to the LORD thy God: thou shalt do no work [therein].
Nehemiah 8:18 Also day by day, from the first day unto the last day, he read in the book of the law of God. And they kept the feast seven days; and on the eighth day [was] a solemn assembly, according unto the manner.
Joel 1:14 Sanctify ye a fast, call a solemn assembly, gather the elders [and] all the inhabitants of the land [into] the house of the LORD your God, and cry unto the LORD,

seven days:

2 Chronicles 30:23 And the whole assembly took counsel to keep other seven days: and they kept [other] seven days with gladness.
1 Kings 8:65 And at that time Solomon held a feast, and all Israel with him, a great congregation, from the entering in of Hamath unto the river of Egypt, before the LORD our God, seven days and seven days, [even] fourteen days.
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