And king Ahaz commanded Uriah the priest, saying, Upon the great altar burn the morning burnt offering, and the evening grain offering, and the king's burnt sacrifice, and his grain offering, with the burnt offering of all the people of the land, and their grain offering, and their drink offerings; and sprinkle upon it all the blood of the burnt offering, and all the blood of the sacrifice: and the bronze altar shall be for me to inquire by.
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George Leo Haydock
Morning, as prescribed in the law, Exodus xxix. 38.
King's ordained for sin: (Leviticus iv. 22.) or instituted by Solomon, who left a fund. (Haydock) (2 Paralipomenon viii. 12.) (Menochius)
The law says nothing about the king's daily holocaust and sacrifice of flour. (Haydock)
But it probably was offered after the morning and evening sacrifices. This Achaz calls his own, (ver. 12.; Calmet) as he had not yet laid aside the practice.
Pleasure. Hebrew, "to inquire about. "(Haydock)
I shall do what I think proper with it. (Menochius)