John Gills Exposition of the Bible Commentary

Verses 12-22 (2 Chronicles 7:12-22)

And the Lord appeared to Solomon by night ,.... From hence, to the end of the chapter, much the same things are related as in 1 Kings 9:2 . See Gill on 1 Kings 9:2 , 1 Kings 9:3 , 1 Kings 9:4 , 1 Kings 9:5 , 1 Kings 9:6 , 1 Kings 9:7 , 1 Kings 9:8 , 1 Kings 9:9 , excepting 2 Chronicles 7:13 which contain an answer to the particular requests made by Solomon in case of a famine or pestilence, that when the people of Israel should humble themselves in prayer and supplication, the Lord would be attentive to them, and forgive them, 2 Chronicles 6:26 and which is given as a specimen, and as encouragement to expect the same treatment in all other cases mentioned in Solomon's prayer, they so behaving.

- John Gills Exposition of the Bible Commentary