21 And the people of Israel who were present at Jerusalem kept (A)the Feast of Unleavened Bread seven days with great gladness, and the Levites and the priests praised the Lord day by day, singing with all their might[a] to the Lord. 22 And Hezekiah spoke (B)encouragingly to all the Levites who showed good skill in the service of the Lord. So they ate the food of the festival for seven days, sacrificing (C)peace offerings and giving thanks to the Lord, the God of their fathers.

23 Then the whole assembly agreed together to keep the feast (D)for another seven days. So they kept it for another seven days with gladness.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 30:21 Compare 1 Chronicles 13:8; Hebrew with instruments of might

25 The whole assembly of Judah, and the priests and the Levites, (A)and the whole assembly that came out of Israel, and the sojourners who came out of the land of Israel, and the sojourners who lived in Judah, rejoiced. 26 So there was great joy in Jerusalem, for (B)since the time of Solomon the son of David king of Israel there had been nothing like this in Jerusalem.

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The Fellowship of the Believers

42 And (A)they devoted themselves to the apostles' (B)teaching and the (C)fellowship, to (D)the breaking of bread and the prayers.

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46 And day by day, (A)attending the temple (B)together and (C)breaking bread in their homes, they received their food (D)with glad and generous hearts, 47 praising God and (E)having favor with all the people. And the Lord (F)added to their number (G)day by day those who (H)were being saved.

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