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14 if my people, who belong to me,[a] humble themselves, pray, seek to please me,[b] and repudiate their sinful practices,[c] then I will respond[d] from heaven, forgive their sin, and heal their land.[e]

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  1. 2 Chronicles 7:14 tn Heb “over whom my name is called.” The Hebrew idiom “call the name over” indicates ownership. See 2 Sam 12:28.
  2. 2 Chronicles 7:14 tn Heb “seek my face,” where “my face” is figurative for God’s presence and acceptance.
  3. 2 Chronicles 7:14 tn Heb “and turn from their sinful ways.”
  4. 2 Chronicles 7:14 tn Heb “hear.”
  5. 2 Chronicles 7:14 sn Here the phrase heal their land means restore the damage done by the drought, locusts and plague mentioned in v. 13.