Moreover, Solomon hallowed the middle of the court that was before the house of the Lord: for there he had prepared burnt offerings, and the fat of the peace offerings, because the brazen altar which Solomon had made, was not able to receive the burnt offering, and the meat offering, and the fat.

And Solomon made [a]a feast at that time of seven days, and all Israel with him, a very great Congregation, from the entering in of Hamath, unto the river of Egypt.

And in the eight day they [b]made a solemn assembly: for they had made the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 7:8 The feast of the Tabernacles which was kept in the seventh month.
  2. 2 Chronicles 7:9 They assembled to hear the word of God, after that they had remained seven days in the booths or Tabernacles.