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2 Chronicles 32:1
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After these [a]acts of faithfulness (a)Sennacherib king of Assyria came and invaded Judah and besieged the fortified cities, and [b]thought to break into them for himself.
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2 Chronicles 32:2
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Now when Hezekiah saw that Sennacherib had come and that [c]he intended to make war on Jerusalem,
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2 Chronicles 32:3
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he decided with his officers and his warriors to cut off the supply of water from the springs which were outside the city, and they helped him.
2 Chronicles 32:4
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So many people assembled (b)and stopped up all the springs and (c)the stream which flowed [d]through the region, saying, "Why should the kings of Assyria come and find abundant water?"
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2 Chronicles 32:5
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And he took courage and (d)rebuilt all the wall that had been broken down and [e]erected towers on it, and built (e)another outside wall and strengthened the (f)Millo in the city of David, and made weapons and shields in great number.
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2 Chronicles 32:6
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He appointed military officers over the people and gathered them to him in the square at the city gate, and (g)spoke [f]encouragingly to them, saying,
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2 Chronicles 32:7
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"(h)Be strong and courageous, do not fear or be dismayed because of the king of Assyria nor because of all the horde that is with him; (i)for the one with us is greater than the one with him.
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2 Chronicles 32:8
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With him is only (j)an arm of flesh, but (k)with us is the Lord our God to help us and to fight our battles." And the people relied on the words of Hezekiah king of Judah.
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2 Chronicles 32:9
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After this (l)Sennacherib king of Assyria sent his servants to Jerusalem while he was [g]besieging Lachish with all his forces with him, against Hezekiah king of Judah and against all Judah who were at Jerusalem, saying,
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2 Chronicles 32:10
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"Thus says Sennacherib king of Assyria, ‘On what are you trusting that you are remaining in Jerusalem under siege?
2 Chronicles 32:11
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Is not Hezekiah misleading you to give yourselves over to die by hunger and by thirst, saying, "The Lord our God will deliver us from the [h]hand of the king of Assyria"?
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2 Chronicles 32:12
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(m)Has not the same Hezekiah taken away His high places and His altars, and said to Judah and [i]Jerusalem, "You shall worship before one altar, and on it you shall [j]burn incense"?
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2 Chronicles 32:13
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Do you not know what I and my fathers have done to all the peoples of the lands? (n)Were the gods of the nations of the lands able at all to deliver their land from my hand?
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2 Chronicles 32:14
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(o)Who was there among all the gods of those nations which my fathers utterly destroyed who could deliver his people out of my hand, that your God should be able to deliver you from my hand?
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2 Chronicles 32:15
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Now therefore, do not let Hezekiah deceive you or mislead you like this, and do not believe him, for (p)no god of any nation or kingdom was able to deliver his people from my hand or from the hand of my fathers. How much less will your God deliver you from my hand?'"
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2 Chronicles 32:16
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His servants spoke further against the Lord God and against His servant Hezekiah.
2 Chronicles 32:17
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He also wrote letters to insult the Lord God of Israel, and to speak against Him, saying, "(q)As the gods of the nations of the lands [k]have not delivered their people from my hand, so the God of Hezekiah will not deliver His people from my hand."
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2 Chronicles 32:18
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(r)They called this out with a loud voice in the language of Judah to the people of Jerusalem who were on the wall, to frighten and terrify them, so that they might take the city.
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2 Chronicles 32:19
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They spoke [l]of the God of Jerusalem as of (s)the gods of the peoples of the earth, the work of men's hands.
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2 Chronicles 32:20
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But King Hezekiah and Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, prayed about this and cried out to heaven.
2 Chronicles 32:21
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And the Lord sent an angel who destroyed every mighty warrior, commander and officer in the camp of the king of Assyria. So he returned [m]in shame to his own land. And when he had entered the temple of his god, some of his own children killed him there with the sword.
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2 Chronicles 32:22
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So the Lord (t)saved Hezekiah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem from the hand of Sennacherib the king of Assyria and from the hand of all others, and [n]guided them on every side.
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2 Chronicles 32:23
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And (u)many were bringing gifts to the Lord at Jerusalem and choice presents to Hezekiah king of Judah, so that (v)he was exalted in the sight of all nations thereafter.
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2 Chronicles 32:24
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(w)In those days Hezekiah became [o]mortally ill; and he prayed to the Lord , and [p]the Lord spoke to him and gave him a sign.
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2 Chronicles 32:25
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But Hezekiah gave no return for the benefit [q]he received, (x)because his heart was [r]proud; (y)therefore wrath came on him and on Judah and Jerusalem.
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2 Chronicles 32:26
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However, (z)Hezekiah [s]humbled the pride of his heart, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the Lord did not come on them in the days of Hezekiah.
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2 Chronicles 32:27
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Now Hezekiah had immense riches and honor; and he made for himself treasuries for silver, gold, precious stones, spices, shields and all kinds of valuable articles,
2 Chronicles 32:28
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storehouses also for the produce of grain, wine and oil, pens for all kinds of cattle and [t]sheepfolds for the flocks.
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2 Chronicles 32:29
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He made cities for himself and acquired flocks and herds in abundance, for (aa)God had given him very great [u]wealth.
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2 Chronicles 32:30
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It was Hezekiah who (ab)stopped the upper outlet of the waters of (ac)Gihon and directed them to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all that he did.
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2 Chronicles 32:31
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Even in the matter of (ad)the envoys of the rulers of Babylon, who sent to him to inquire of (ae)the wonder that had happened in the land, God left him alone only (af)to test him, that He might know all that was in his heart.
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2 Chronicles 32:32
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Now the rest of the acts of Hezekiah and his deeds of devotion, behold, they are written in the vision of Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, in the Book of the Kings of Judah and Israel.
2 Chronicles 32:33
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So Hezekiah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the [v]upper section of the tombs of the sons of David; and all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem (ag)honored him at his death. And his son Manasseh became king in his place.
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2 Chronicles 33:1
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(a)Manasseh was twelve years old when he became king, and he reigned fifty-five years in Jerusalem.
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2 Chronicles 33:2
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(b)He did evil in the sight of the Lord according to the abominations of the nations whom the Lord dispossessed before the sons of Israel.
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2 Chronicles 33:3
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For (c)he rebuilt the high places which Hezekiah his father had broken down; (d)he also erected altars for the Baals and made [a]Asherim, and worshiped all the host of heaven and served them.
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2 Chronicles 33:4
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(e)He built altars in the house of the Lord of which the Lord had said, "My name shall be (f)in Jerusalem forever."
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2 Chronicles 33:5
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For he built altars for all the host of heaven in (g)the two courts of the house of the Lord .
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2 Chronicles 33:6
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(h)He made his sons pass through the fire in the valley of Ben-hinnom; and he practiced witchcraft, used divination, practiced sorcery and (i)dealt with mediums and spiritists. He did much evil in the sight of the Lord , provoking Him to anger.
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2 Chronicles 33:7
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Then he put (j)the carved image of the idol which he had made in the house of God, of which God had said to David and to Solomon his son, "(k)In this house and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen from all the tribes of Israel, I will put My name forever;
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2 Chronicles 33:8
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and I will not again remove the foot of Israel from the land (l)which I have appointed for your fathers, if only they will observe to do all that I have commanded them according to all the law, the statutes and the ordinances given through Moses."
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2 Chronicles 33:9
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Thus Manasseh misled Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to do more evil than the nations whom the Lord destroyed before the sons of Israel.
2 Chronicles 33:10
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The Lord spoke to Manasseh and his people, but (m)they paid no attention.
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2 Chronicles 33:11
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(n)Therefore the Lord brought the commanders of the army of the king of Assyria against them, and they captured Manasseh with [b]hooks, (o)bound him with bronze chains and took him to Babylon.
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2 Chronicles 33:12
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When (p)he was in distress, he entreated the Lord his God and (q)humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.
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2 Chronicles 33:13
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When he prayed to Him, (r)He was moved by his entreaty and heard his supplication, and brought him again to Jerusalem to his kingdom. Then Manasseh (s)knew that the Lord was God.
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2 Chronicles 33:14
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Now after this he built the outer wall of the city of David on the west side of (t)Gihon, in the valley, even to the entrance of the (u)Fish Gate; and he encircled the (v)Ophel with it and made it very high. Then he put army commanders in all the fortified cities of Judah.
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2 Chronicles 33:15
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He also (w)removed the foreign gods and the idol from the house of the Lord , as well as all the altars which he had built on the mountain of the house of the Lord and in Jerusalem, and he threw them outside the city.
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2 Chronicles 33:16
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He set up the altar of the Lord and sacrificed (x)peace offerings and thank offerings on it; and he ordered Judah to serve the Lord God of Israel.
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2 Chronicles 33:17
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Nevertheless (y)the people still sacrificed in the high places, although only to the Lord their God.
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2 Chronicles 33:18
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Now the rest of the acts of Manasseh even (z)his prayer to his God, and the words of (aa)the seers who spoke to him in the name of the Lord God of Israel, behold, they are among the records of the kings of (ab)Israel.
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2 Chronicles 33:19
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His prayer also and (ac)how God was entreated by him, and all his sin, his unfaithfulness, and (ad)the sites on which he built high places and erected the Asherim and the carved images, before he humbled himself, behold, they are written in the records of the [c]Hozai.
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2 Chronicles 33:20
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So Manasseh slept with his fathers, and they buried him in his own house. And Amon his son became king in his place.
2 Chronicles 33:21
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(ae)Amon was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned two years in Jerusalem.
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2 Chronicles 33:22
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He did evil in the sight of the Lord as Manasseh his father (af)had done, and Amon sacrificed to all (ag)the carved images which his father Manasseh had made, and he served them.
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2 Chronicles 33:23
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Moreover, he did not humble himself before the Lord (ah)as his father Manasseh had [d]done, but Amon multiplied guilt.
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2 Chronicles 33:24
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Finally (ai)his servants conspired against him and put him to death in his own house.
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2 Chronicles 33:25
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But the people of the land [e]killed all the conspirators against King Amon, and the people of the land made Josiah his son king in his place.
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2 Chronicles 34:1
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(a)Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem.
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2 Chronicles 34:2
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(b)He did right in the sight of the Lord , and walked in the ways of his father David and did not turn aside to the right or to the left.
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2 Chronicles 34:3
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For in the eighth year of his reign while he was still a youth, he began to (c)seek the God of his father David; and in the twelfth year he began (d)to purge Judah and Jerusalem of the high places, the Asherim, the carved images and the molten images.
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2 Chronicles 34:4
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They tore down the altars of the Baals in his presence, and (e)the incense altars that were high above them he chopped down; also the Asherim, the carved images and the molten images he broke in pieces and (f)ground to powder and scattered it on the graves of those who had sacrificed to them.
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2 Chronicles 34:5
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Then (g)he burned the bones of the priests on their altars and purged Judah and Jerusalem.
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2 Chronicles 34:6
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(h)In the cities of Manasseh, Ephraim, Simeon, even as far as Naphtali, in their surrounding ruins,
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2 Chronicles 34:7
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he also tore down the altars and (i)beat the Asherim and the carved images into powder, and chopped down all the incense altars throughout the land of Israel. Then he returned to Jerusalem.
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2 Chronicles 34:8
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(j)Now in the eighteenth year of his reign, when he had purged the land and the house, he sent Shaphan the son of Azaliah, and Maaseiah (k)an official of the city, and Joah the son of Joahaz the recorder, to repair the house of the Lord his God.
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2 Chronicles 34:9
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They came to (l)Hilkiah the high priest and delivered the money that was brought into the house of God, which the Levites, the [a]doorkeepers, had collected [b]from (m)Manasseh and Ephraim, and from all the remnant of Israel, and from all Judah and Benjamin and the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
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2 Chronicles 34:10
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Then they gave it into the hands of the workmen who had the oversight of the house of the Lord , and the workmen who were working in the house of the Lord [c]used it to restore and repair the house.
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2 Chronicles 34:11
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They in turn gave it to the carpenters and to the builders to buy quarried stone and timber for couplings and to make beams for the houses (n)which the kings of Judah had let go to ruin.
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2 Chronicles 34:12
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(o)The men did the work faithfully with foremen over them to supervise: Jahath and Obadiah, the Levites of the sons of Merari, Zechariah and Meshullam of the sons of the Kohathites, and (p)the Levites, all who were skillful with musical instruments.
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2 Chronicles 34:13
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They were also over (q)the burden bearers, and supervised all the workmen from job to job; and some of the Levites were scribes and officials and gatekeepers.
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2 Chronicles 34:14
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When they were bringing out the money which had been brought into the house of the Lord , (r)Hilkiah the priest found the book of the law of the Lord given by Moses.
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2 Chronicles 34:15
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Hilkiah responded and said to Shaphan the scribe, "I have found the book of the law in the house of the Lord ." And Hilkiah gave the book to Shaphan.
2 Chronicles 34:16
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Then Shaphan brought the book to the king and [d]reported further word to the king, saying, "Everything that was [e]entrusted to your servants they are doing.
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2 Chronicles 34:17
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They have also emptied out the money which was found in the house of the Lord , and have delivered it into the hands of the supervisors and the workmen."
2 Chronicles 34:18
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Moreover, Shaphan the scribe told the king saying, "Hilkiah the priest gave me a book." And Shaphan read from it in the presence of the king.
2 Chronicles 34:19
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When the king heard (s)the words of the law, (t)he tore his clothes.
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2 Chronicles 34:20
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Then the king commanded Hilkiah, Ahikam the son of Shaphan, [f]Abdon the son of Micah, Shaphan the scribe, and Asaiah the king's servant, saying,
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2 Chronicles 34:21
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"Go, inquire of the Lord for me and for those who are left in Israel and in Judah, concerning the words of the book which has been found; for (u)great is the wrath of the Lord which is poured out on us because our fathers have not observed the word of the Lord , to do according to all that is written in this book."
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2 Chronicles 34:22
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So Hilkiah and those whom the king [g]had told went to Huldah the prophetess, the wife of Shallum the son of [h]Tokhath, the son of Hasrah, the keeper of the wardrobe (now she lived in Jerusalem in the Second Quarter); and they spoke to her regarding this.
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2 Chronicles 34:23
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She said to them, "Thus says the Lord , the God of Israel, ‘Tell the man who sent you to Me,
2 Chronicles 34:24
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thus says the Lord , "Behold, (v)I am bringing evil on this place and on its inhabitants, even all (w)the curses written in the book which they have read in the presence of the king of Judah.
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2 Chronicles 34:25
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(x)Because they have forsaken Me and have burned incense to other gods, that they might provoke Me to anger with all the works of their hands; therefore My wrath will be poured out on this place and it shall not be quenched."'
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2 Chronicles 34:26
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But to the king of Judah who sent you to inquire of the Lord , thus you will say to him, ‘Thus says the Lord God of Israel regarding the words which you have heard,
2 Chronicles 34:27
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(y)Because your heart was tender and you humbled yourself before God when you heard His words against this place and against its inhabitants, and because you humbled yourself before Me, tore your clothes and wept before Me, I truly have heard you," declares the Lord .
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2 Chronicles 34:28
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Behold, I will gather you to your fathers and you shall be gathered to your grave in peace, so your eyes will not see all the evil which I will bring on this place and on its inhabitants."'" And they brought back word to the king.
2 Chronicles 34:29
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(z)Then the king sent and gathered all the elders of Judah and Jerusalem.
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2 Chronicles 34:30
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The king went up to the house of the Lord and (aa)all the men of Judah, the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the priests, the Levites and all the people, from the greatest to the least; and he read in their hearing all the words of the book of the covenant which was found in the house of the Lord .
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2 Chronicles 34:31
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Then the king (ab)stood in his place and (ac)made a covenant before the Lord to walk after the Lord , and to keep His commandments and His testimonies and His statutes with all his heart and with all his soul, to perform the words of the covenant written in this book.
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2 Chronicles 34:32
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Moreover, he made all who were present in Jerusalem and Benjamin to stand with him. So the inhabitants of Jerusalem did according to the covenant of God, the God of their fathers.
2 Chronicles 34:33
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Josiah (ad)removed all the abominations from all the lands belonging to the sons of Israel, and made all who were present in Israel to serve the Lord their God. Throughout his [i]lifetime they did not turn from following the Lord God of their fathers.
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2 Chronicles 35:1
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Then Josiah (a)celebrated the Passover to the Lord in Jerusalem, and (b)they slaughtered the Passover animals on the fourteenth day of the first month.
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2 Chronicles 35:2
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He set the priests in their offices and (c)encouraged them in the service of the house of the Lord .
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2 Chronicles 35:3
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He also said to (d)the Levites who taught all Israel and who were holy to the Lord , "Put the holy ark in the house which Solomon the son of David king of Israel built; (e)it will be a burden on your shoulders no longer. Now serve the Lord your God and His people Israel.
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2 Chronicles 35:4
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(f)Prepare yourselves by your fathers' households in your divisions, according to the writing of David king of Israel and (g)according to the writing of his son Solomon.
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2 Chronicles 35:5
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Moreover, (h)stand in the holy place according to the sections of the fathers' households of your brethren the [a]lay people, and according to the Levites, by division of a father's household.
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2 Chronicles 35:6
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Now (i)slaughter the Passover animals, (j)sanctify yourselves and prepare for your brethren to do according to the word of the Lord by Moses."
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2 Chronicles 35:7
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Josiah contributed to the lay people, to all who were present, flocks of lambs and young goats, all for the Passover offerings, numbering 30,000 plus 3,000 bulls; these were from the king's possessions.
2 Chronicles 35:8
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His officers also contributed a freewill offering to the people, the priests and the Levites. Hilkiah and Zechariah and Jehiel, (k)the officials of the house of God, gave to the priests for the Passover offerings 2,600 from the flocks and 300 bulls.
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2 Chronicles 35:9
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(l)Conaniah also, and Shemaiah and Nethanel, his brothers, and Hashabiah and Jeiel and Jozabad, the officers of the Levites, contributed to the Levites for the Passover offerings 5,000 from the flocks and 500 bulls.
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2 Chronicles 35:10
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So the service was prepared, and (m)the priests stood at their stations and the Levites by their divisions according to the king's command.
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2 Chronicles 35:11
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[b](n)They slaughtered the Passover animals, and while (o)the priests sprinkled [c]the blood received from their hand, (p)the Levites skinned them.
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2 Chronicles 35:12
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Then they removed the burnt offerings that they might give them to the sections of the fathers' households of the lay people to present to the Lord , as it is written in the book of Moses. They did this also with the bulls.
2 Chronicles 35:13
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So (q)they roasted the Passover animals on the fire according to the ordinance, and they boiled (r)the holy things in pots, in kettles, in pans, and carried them speedily to all the lay people.
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2 Chronicles 35:14
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Afterwards they prepared for themselves and for the priests, because the priests, the sons of Aaron, were offering the burnt offerings and the fat until night; therefore the Levites prepared for themselves and for the priests, the sons of Aaron.
2 Chronicles 35:15
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The singers, the sons of Asaph, were also at their stations (s)according to the command of David, Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun the king's seer; and (t)the gatekeepers at each gate did not have to depart from their service, because the Levites their brethren prepared for them.
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2 Chronicles 35:16
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So all the service of the Lord was prepared on that day to celebrate the Passover, and to offer burnt offerings on the altar of the Lord according to the command of King Josiah.
2 Chronicles 35:17
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Thus (u)the sons of Israel who were present celebrated the Passover at that time, and the Feast of Unleavened Bread seven days.
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2 Chronicles 35:18
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(v)There had not been celebrated a Passover like it in Israel since the days of Samuel the prophet; nor had any of the kings of Israel celebrated such a Passover as Josiah did with the priests, the Levites, all Judah and Israel who were present, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
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2 Chronicles 35:19
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In the eighteenth year of Josiah's reign this Passover was celebrated.
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