2 Chronicles 6:23

“Then hear thou from heaven, and do, and judge thy servants, by requiting the wicked, by recompensing his way upon his own head; and by justifying the righteous, by giving him according to his righteousness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then heare thou from heauen, and doe, and iudge thy seruants by requiting the wicked, by recompensing his way vpon his owne head, and by iustifying the righteous, by giuing him according to his righteousnesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

then hear from heaven and act and judge Your servants, punishing the wicked by bringing his way on his own head and justifying the righteous by giving him according to his righteousness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

then hear thou from heaven, and do, and judge thy servants, requiting the wicked, to bring his way upon his own head; and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then let your ear be open in heaven, and be the judge of your servants, giving punishment to the wrongdoer, so that his sin may come on his head; and, by your decision, keeping from evil him who has done no wrong.
- Basic English Bible

then hear thou from the heavens, and do, and judge thy servants, requiting the wicked, to bring his way upon his own head; and justifying the righteous, giving him according to his righteousness.
- Darby Bible

Then hear thou from heaven, and do, and judge thy servants, by requiting the wicked, by recompensing his way upon his own head; and by justifying the righteous, by giving him according to his righteousness.
- Webster's Bible

then hear from heaven, and do, and judge your servants, bringing retribution to the wicked, to bring his way on his own head; and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness.
- World English Bible

then Thou dost hear from the heavens, and hast done, and hast judged Thy servants, to give back to the wicked, to put his way on his head, and to declare righteous the righteous, to give to him according to his righteousness.
- Youngs Literal Bible

then hear Thou from heaven, and do, and judge Thy servants, requiting the wicked, to bring his way upon his own head; and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for 2 Chronicles 6

  • Bryan McCloud
    In reference to verse 6. I thank God for his covenant, He is not like man who breaks his covenant. Man cannot hold to his promise. Even though Israel kept on sinning, God kept his promise that He made with David.
  • P. Maxwell Reeves for verse 6
    Before this statement God at one time said David was a man after His own heart hense,this passage is its fulfillment.
  • Dawn
    Solomon want us to know how to pray sincere prayer to God and not being selfish in our prayer.
  • Anaaco aguyane peter
    Help me into salivation.
  • Brianna for verse 32
    Solomon gave a really thoughtful prayer I especially appreciated this part He prayer in detail to Jehovah about the Israelites However he didn t forget to include foreigners those not of Israel to be included if they wanted to search for Jehovah too Food for thought Am I praying for others Even those who may not worship Jehovah I think I could improve in this area for sure
  • Brian gonzaga for verse 19
    To know about prayer and what Jesus want us to pray.

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