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2 Chronicles 30:3

    2 Chronicles 30:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For they could not keep it at that time, because the priests had not sanctified themselves sufficiently, neither had the people gathered themselves together to Jerusalem.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For they could not keep it at that time, because the priests had not sanctified themselves sufficiently, neither had the people gathered themselves together to Jerusalem.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For they could not keep it at that time, because the priests had not sanctified themselves in sufficient number, neither had the people gathered themselves together to Jerusalem.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    It was not possible to keep it at that time, because not enough priests had made themselves holy, and the people had not come together in Jerusalem.

    Webster's Revision

    For they could not keep it at that time, because the priests had not sanctified themselves in sufficient number, neither had the people gathered themselves together to Jerusalem.

    World English Bible

    For they could not keep it at that time, because the priests had not sanctified themselves in sufficient number, neither had the people gathered themselves together to Jerusalem.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For they could not keep it at that time, because the priests had not sanctified themselves in sufficient number, neither had the people gathered themselves together to Jerusalem.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Chronicles 30:3

    At that time - i. e. in the first month, at the time of the events mentioned in 2 Chronicles 29.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Chronicles 30:3

    30:3 They kept - Not in the same manner as they had done the former, V.
    3. Sufficiently - In such manner as was fit, nor in such numbers as but in the solemn worship of God, by sacrifices, and prayers, and praise, were necessary for the slaying and offering of so many thousands of and publick instruction of that great congregation in the good knowledge paschal - offerings, as appears, because they were not sufficient for of the Lord; which was most necessary for the people after so long and those offerings, which were comparatively few, chap.29:32,33,34. dismal a night of ignorance, superstition and idolatry.