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him to make him swear, and the oath come before thine altar in this
CH2 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.
CH2 6:24 And if thy people Israel be put to the worse before the enemy,
because they have sinned against thee; and shall return and confess thy
name, and pray and make supplication before thee in this house;
CH2 6:25 Then hear thou from the heavens, and forgive the sin of thy
people Israel, and bring them again unto the land which thou gavest to
them and to their fathers.
King James Bible