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The book of the law found.


Josiah causeth it to be read.

hand of

ou, or, melted.

1, &c.



ch. 6. 13.


B. C. 624. 16 And Shaphan carried the book to 28 Behold, I will gather thee to thy B. C. 624.

the king, and brought the king word fathers, and thou shalt be gathered to

back again, saying, All that was com- thy grave in peace, neither shall thine + Heb. to the mitted t to thy servants, they do it. eyes see all the evil that I will bring + Heb. poured

17 And they have gathered togeth- upon this place, and upon the inhabit-
er the money that was found in the ants of the same. So they brought
house of the Lord, and have delivered the king word again.
it into the hand of the overseers, and 29 | Then the king sent and gath- 02 Kings 23
to the hand of the workmen.

ered together all the elders of Judah
18 Then Shaphan the scribe told and Jerusalem.
the king, saying, Hilkiah the priest 30 And the king went up into the

hath given me a book. And Sha- house of the Lord, and all the men + Heb. in it. phan read tit before the king.

of Judah, and the inhabitants of Je19 And it came to pass, when the rusalem, and the priests, and the Leking had heard the words of the law, vites, and all the people, + great and + Heb. from that he rent his clothes.

small : and he read in their ears all great even to 20 And the king commanded Hil- the words of the book of the cov

kiah, and Abikam the son of Sha-enant that was found in the house 11 Or, Achbor, | phan, and I Abdon the son of Micah, of the Lord. 2 Kings 22.

and Shaphan the scribe, and Asaiah 31 And the king stood in Phis place, P 2 Kings 11.
a servant of the king's, saying, and made a covenant before the Lord,

21 Go, inquire of the Lord for me, to walk after the Lord, and to keep
and for them that are left in Israel his commandments, and his testimo-
and in Judah, concerning the words nies, and his statutes, with all his
of the book that is found : for great heart, and with all his soul, to per-
is the wrath of the LORD that is form the words of the covenant which
poured out upon us, because our fa- are written in this book.
thers have not kept the word of the

32 And he caused all that were
Lord, to do after all that is written + present in Jerusalem and Benjamin + Heb. Found
in this book.

to stand to it. And the inhabitants 22 And Hilkiah, and they that the of Jerusalem did according to the

king had appointed, went to Huldah covenant of God, the God of their n 2 Kings 22.

the prophetess, the wife of Shallum fathers. || Or, Harhas. the son of Tikvath, the son of l Has- 33 And Josiah took away all the + Heb. gar

rah, keeper of the wardrobe; now she abominations out of all the coun- 91 Kings 11.5.

dwelt in Jerusalem in the college; tries that pertained to the children school, or, in and they spake to her to that effect. of Israel, and made all that were the second

23 1 And she answered them, Thus present in Israel to serve, even to
saith the Lord God of Israel, Tell ye serve the Lord their God. "And all Jer. 3. 10.
the man that sent you to me,

his days they departed not + from fol- + Heb. from 24 Thus saith the Lord, Behold, I lowing the Lord, the God of their

will bring evil upon this place, and fathers.
upon the inhabitants thereof, even all
the curses that are written in

book which they have read before the Josiah kecpeth a solemn passoter, 20 He, going against

Pharaoh-necho, is slain at Megiddo. 25 Lamentu.
king of Judah :

tiona for Josiah.
forsaken me, COREOVER, a Josiah kept a pass-

about 623

21, 22. gods, that they might provoke me to lem: and they killed the passover on anger with all the works of their the fourteenth day of the first month. Ex. 12 6. hands; therefore my wrath shall be 2 And he set the priests in their poured out upon this place, and shall charges, and dencouraged them to not be quenched.

the service of the house of the Lord, 26 And as for the king of Judah, 3 And said unto the Levites e that who sent you to inquire of the LORD, taught all Israel, which were holy so shall ye say unto him, Thus saith unto the Lord, 'Put the holy ark 5 in the Lord God of Israel concerning the house which Solomon the son of 8 eh. 5. 7. the words which thou hast heard ; David king of Israel did build; bit ni Chr. 3. X.

27 Because thine heart was tender, shall not be a burden upon your and thou didst humble thyself before shoulders : serve now the LORD your God, when thou heardest his words God, and his people Israel, against this place, and against the in- 4 And prepare yourselves by the habitants thereof, and humbledst thy- houses of your fathers, after your il Chr. 2. 10. self before me, and didst rend thy courses, according to the writing of Chr. , & clothes, and weep before me; I have David king of Israel, and according 24, & 3, &* even heard thee also, saith the Lord. to the 'writing of Solomon his son :

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Ezra 6, 18 d ch. 29 5. ll. e Deut. SS10. ch. Sil 22 Mal. 27. See ch.34.14.

I ch. 8. 14.

Josiah keepeth a passover.


He is slain at Megiddo.

+ Heb. the kuttee of the

father. 1 Heb. the

SSL of the

Ps. 134 1

& 13, 6. ch. 30. 21.

22. 23.

1 d.29.5, 15. S13, 15. Ezra 6. 20. och 30. 24.

b 2 Kings 23. 29. Jer. 46. 2.

+ Heb. the house of my toar.

Ezra 6. 18.

B. C. 5 And stand in the holy place ac- 16 So all the service of the LORD B.C. about 623. cording to the divisions of the fami- was prepared the same day, to keep the about 623.

lies of the fathers of your brethren passover, and to offer burnt offerings
† the people, and after the division of upon the altar of the Lord, according
the families of the Levites.

to the commandment of king Josiah. 6 So kill the passover, and "sanctify 17 And the children of Israel that people. yourselves, and prepare your brethren, were + present kept the passover at + Heb. found.

that they may do according to the word that time, and the feast of ? unleav- 2 Ex. 12, 15.

of the Lord by the hand of Moses. ened bread seven days. + Heb. offered 7 And Josiah togave to the people, of 18 And a there was no passover like a 2 Kings 23.

the flock, lambs and kids, all for the to that kept in Israel from the days
passover-offerings, for all that were of Samuel the prophet; neither did
present, to the number of thirty thou- all the kings of Israel keep such a
sand, and three thousand bullocks: passover as Josiah kept, and the

these were of the king's substance. priests, and the Levites, and all Ju+ Heb.offered 8 And his princes + gave willingly dah and Israel that were present, and

unto the people, to the priests, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
to the Levites : Hilkiah and Zecha- 19 In the eighteenth year of the
riah and Jehiel, rulers of the house reign of Josiah was this passover kept.
of God, gave unto the priests for the 20 | After all this, when Josiah 610.
passover-offerings two thousand and had prepared the f temple, Necho king Heb. house.
six hundred small cattle, and three of Egypt came up to fight against
hundred oxen.

Charchemish by Euphrates: and Jo-
9 Conaniah also, and Shemaiah and siah went out against him.
Nethaneel, his brethren, and Hasha- 21 But he sent ambassadors to him,

biah and Jeiel and Jozabad, chief of saying, What have I to do with thee, + Aete ofered the Levites, + gave unto the Levites thou king of Judah? I come not

for passover-offerings five thousand against thee this day, but against
small cattle, and five hundred oxen. #the house wherewith I have war:

10 So the service was prepared, and for God commanded me to make
the priests Pstood in their place, and haste : forbear thee from meddling
the Levites in their courses, according with God, who is with me, that he
to the king's commandment.

destroy thee not.
11 And they killed the passover,

22 Nevertheless Josiah would not and the priests sprinkled the blood turn his face from him, but dis

c So 1 Kings
from their hands, and the Levites guised himself, that he might fight
"flayed them.

with him, and hearkened not unto
12 And they removed the burnt the words of Necho from the mouth
offerings, that they might give ac- of God, and came to fight in the
cording to the divisions of the fami- valley of Megiddo.
lies of the people, to offer unto the 23 And the archers shot at king
Lord, as it is written in the book of Josiah ; and the king said to his
Moses. And so did they with the oxen. servants, Have me away; for I am
13 And they roasted the passover sore + wounded.

sick, 1 Kings with fire according to the ordinance: 24 His servants therefore took him "18ım 2 13, but the other holy offerings sod they out of that chariot, and put him in d 2 Kings 23.

in pots, and in caldrons, and in pans, the second chariot that he had ; and
and + divided them speedily among all they brought him to Jerusalem, and
the people.
he died, and was buried ll in one of Or, among

the sepul-
14 And afterward they made ready the sepulchres of his fathers. And
for themselves, and for the priests : all Judah and Jerusalem mourned
because the priests the sons of Aaron for Josiah.
were busied in offering of burnt offer- 25 [ And Jeremiah lamented for 1 Lam. 4. 20.
ings and the fat until night; there-Josiah : and ball the singing men
fore the Levites prepared for them- and the singing women spake of
selves, and for the priests the sons Josiah in their lamentations to this
of Aaron.

day, "and made them an ordinance » Jer. 22. 20. 15 And the singers the sons of in Israel : and, behold, they are writ*Heb, statim. Asaph were in their + place, accord- ten in the lamentations. ?!. Chr. 25. 1, ing to the 'commandment of David, 26 Now the rest of the acts of Jo

and Asaph, and Heman, and Jedu- siah, and his t goodness, according to + Heb. kind

thun the king's seer; and the porters that which was written in the law of
2 ,
Choisi 17; ' waited at every gate; they mighit the Lord,

not depart from their service; for 27 And his deeds, first and last, be-
their brethren the Levites prepared hold, they are written in the book of
for them.

the kings of Israel and Judah.

Ich. 2. 22

22. 30.

Szech 29.

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23. 34. r Ps. 74 1. &

79. 5. s Deul 222 2 Kings , đc. Em | 9.7.

79.2, 3 1 2 Kings 13, &c.

1. Hab. 1.6.

I. Or, chains.

B. C. 610.

him swear by God: but he mstiffened B.C. 543.

his neck, and hardened his heart from Jchoahaz made king is deposed by Pharaoh, and car. turning unto the Lord God of Israel. 52 Kings 17. ried into Egypt. 5 Jehoiakim's evil reign; he is carried bound to Babylon. 9 Jehoiachin's evil

14 | Moreover all the chief of the reign; he is brought to Babylon, 11 Zedekiah's evil priests, and the people, transgressed For the transgressions of the priests and the people, very much after all the abominations Jerusalem ia wholly destroyed. 22 The proclama of the heathen; and polluted the tion of Cyrus.

house of the Lord which he had 1 2 Kings 23. THEN a the people of the land took hallowed in Jerusalem. So, &c.

15 And the LORD God of their made him king in his father's stead fathers sent to them t by his messen- † Heb, by the in Jerusalem.

hand of his gers, rising up | betimes, and sending; 2 Jehoahaz was twenty and three because he had compassion on his That is, as

tinwilly and years old when he began to reign, and people, and on his dwellingplace: arefully.

he reigned three months in Jerusalem. 16 But othey mocked the messen+ Heb. re- 3 And the king of Egypt + put him gers of God, and Pdespised his words, p. Prov. 1. 25,

down at Jerusalem, and t condemned and a misused his prophets, until the
the land in a hundred talents of sil- wrath of the Lord arose against his

+ Heb. heal ver and a talent of gold.

people, till there was no + remedy. ing 4 And the king of Egypt made 17 s Therefore he brought upon them

590. Eliakim his brother king over Judah the king of the Chaldees, who slew Terasal and Jerusalem, and turned his name their young men with the sword in to Jehoiakim. And Necho took Je- the house of their sanctuary, and hoahaz his brother, and carried him had no compassion upon young man to Egypt.

or maiden, old man, or him that b 2 Kings 23. 5 T Jehoiakim was twenty and five stooped for age: he gave them all 36, 37. years old when he began to reign, and into his hand.

588 he reigned eleven years in Jerusa- 18 *And all the vessels of the house + Po. 74. 20. &

lem: and he did that which was evil of God, great and small, and the C 2 Kings 24.

in the sight of the Lord his God. treasures of the house of the LORD, 607. 6 ° Against him came up Nebuchad- and the treasures of the king, and

nezzar king of Babylon, and bound of his princes; all these he brought 606. him in fetters, to d carry him to Bab- to Babylon. a See 2 Kings ylon.

19 ' And they burnt the house of y 2 Kings 7 Nebuchadnezzar also carried of God, and brake down the wall of & 79. 1, 7.

the vessels of the house of the LORD Jerusalem, and burnt all the palaces
• 2 Kings 24.
13. Dun. 1. i, to Babylon, and put them in his thereof with fire, and destroyed all
temple at Babylon.

the goodly vessels thereof.
8 Now the rest of the acts of Je- 20 And +2 them that had escaped
hoiakim, and his abominations which from the sword carried he away to
he did, and that which was found in Babylon ; a where they were servants

2 2 Kings 25 him, behold, they are written in the to him and his sons until the reign

book of the kings of Israel and Ju- of the kingdom of Persia : 599. dah. And || Jehoiachin his son reigned 21 To fulfil the word of the LORD in his stead.

by the mouth of b Jeremiah, until b Jer. 2.9.11, 3. 16. or, Co- 9 'Jehoiachin was eight years old the land had enjoyed her sabbaths : miah, Jer. 22. when he began to reign, and he for as long as she lay desolate dshe (2 Kings 24.8. reigned three months and ten days kept sabbath, to fulfil threescore and in Jerusalem : and he did that which ten years.

d Lev. 3. 4,5 6 2 Kings 24. was evil in the sight of the Lord. 22 1 * Now in the first year of Cyrus

536. 10 And t when the year was expi- king of Persia, that the word of the return of the red, 5 king Nebuchadnezzar sent, and Lord spoken by the mouth of Jere- (Jer. 25. 12 brought him to Babylon, with the miah might be accomplished, the LORD

& 33. 10, 11, Heb vessels + goodly vessels of the house of the stirred up the spirit of 6 Cyrus king

Lord, and made li Zedekiah his broth- of Persia, that he made a proclama

er king over Judah and Jerusalem. tion throughout all his kingdom, and er, 2 Kings

11 I * Zedekiah was one and twenty put it also in writing, saying,

years old when he began to reign, and 23 - Thus saith Cyrus king of Per-Ezra 1.28 n Dan, 1. 1, 2. reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. sia, All the kingdoms of the earth i Jer. 37. 1.

12 And he did that which was evil hath the Lord God of heaven given K 2 Kings 24. in the sight of the Lord his God, me; and he hath charged me to 18. Jer. 62. 1. and humbled not himself before Jer- build him a house in Jerusalem,

emiah the prophet speaking from the which is in Judah. Who is there 593. mouth of the Lord.

among you of all his people? The 13 And he also rebelled against Lord his God be with him, and let king Nebuchadnezzar, who had made him go up.

9. Ps. 74 6,7

21. 6. Jer. 22. 18, 19. & 36. 30.

2. & 5. 2

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B. C. 538.

10 Thirty basins of gold, silver B. C. 536.

basins of a second sort four hun-
The proclamation of Cyrus for the rebuilding of the
temple. 5 The people provide for their return. 7 dred and ten, and other vessels a
Cyrus restoreth the ressels of the temple.

cow in the first year of Cyrus 11 All the vessels of gold and of
12 Chr.36. 22, of the Lord a by the mouth of Jere-hundred. All these did Sheshbazzar
* Jer. 25.
12 & 23. 10.

miah might be fulfilled, the Lord bring up with them of the captivity Heb. the b ch. & 13, 14. stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of that were brought up from Babylon + Heb. caused Persia, that he made a proclama-unto Jerusalem.

tion throughout all his kingdom, and
put it also in writing, saying,

2 Thus saith Cyrus king of Persia, The number that return of the people ; 36 the number
The Lord God of heaven hath given

of the priests, 40 of the Levites, 43 of the Nethinim,

55 of Solomon's serrants, 62 and of the priests who me all the kingdoms of the earth ; could not shew their pedigree. 64 The whole numla 4. %. & and he hath charged me to build

ber of them. 68 Their oblations. , IS.

OW in Judah.

province that went out

a Neh. 7.6, &c. 3 Who is there among you of all his of the captivity, of those which had people ? his God be with him, and let been carried away, whom Nebu-02 Kings 24. him go up to Jerusalem, which is in chadnezzar the king of Babylon had Judah, and build the house of the carried away unto Babylon, and came

36. 20. LORD God of Israel, (a he is the God) again unto Jerusalem and Judah, evwhich is in Jerusalem.

ery one unto his city ; 4 And whosoever remaineth in any 2 Which came with Zerubbabel : place where he sojourneth, let the Jeshua, Nehemiah, Serajah, " Reel- | 10r, Azariah, men of his place + help him with sil- aiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, || Mizpar, Big

1 Or, ver, and with gold, and with goods, vai, Rehum, Baanah. The numand with beasts, besides the freewill ber of the men of the people of Is- "her: Mispeoffering for the house of God that is rael :

1. Or, Nehum. in Jerusalem.

3 The children of Parosh, two thou-
5 I Then rose up the chief of the sand a hundred seventy and two.
fathers of Judah and Benjamin, and 4 The children of Shephatiah, three
the priests, and the Levites, with all hundred seventy and two.
them whose spirit God had raised, 5 The children of Arah, o seven hun-
to go up to build the house of the dred seventy and five.
LORD which is in Jerusalem.

6 The children of Pahath-moab, a Neh. 7. 11. 6 And all they that were about of the children of Jeshua and Joab,

them I strengthened their hands with two thousand eight hundred and aiped thein.

vessels of silver, with gold, with goods, twelve.
and with beasts, and with precious 7 The children of Elam, a thousand
things, besides all that was willingly two hundred fifty and four.

8 The children of Zattu, nine hun-
7 l'Also Cyrus the king brought dred forty and five.
forth the vessels of the house of the 9 The children of Zaccai, seven hun-
LORD, 5 which Nebuchadnezzar had dred and threescore.
brought forth out of Jerusalem, and 10 The children of i Bani, six hun-1 Or, Binnui,
had put them in the house of his dred forty and two.
gods ;

11 The children of Bebai, six hun-
8 Even those did Cyrus king of dred twenty and three.
Persia bring forth by the hand of 12 The children of Azgad, a thou-

Mithredath the treasurer, and num- sand two hundred twenty and two.
A doo ch 5.14. bered them unto Sheshbazzar, the 13 The children of Adonikam, six
prince of Judah.

hundred sixty and six.
9 And this is the number of them : 14 The children of Bigvai, two thou-
thirty chargers of gold, a thousand sand fifty and six.
chargers of silver, nine and twenty 15 The children of Adin, four hun-

dred fifty and four.

Phil 2 13.

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who returned from Babylon.

Neh. 7. 25.


7. 28.

Neh. 7.54.

. See ver. 7.

B. C. 16 The children of Ater of Hezeki- 45 The children of Lebanah, the B.C. about 536. ah, ninety and eight.

children of Hagabah, the children of about 536. 17 The children of Bezai, three hun- Akkub, dred twenty and three.

46 The children of Hagab, the chil11 Or, Hariph, 18 The children of Jorah, a hun-dren of l Shalmai, the children of Ha- 10r, Shamki. Neh. 7. 24. dred and twelve.

19 The children of Hashum, two 47 The children of Giddel, the chil-
hundred twenty and three.

dren of Gahar, the children of Reaiah, 11 Or, Gibeon, 20 The children of Gibbar, ninety 48 The children of Rezin, the chiland five.

dren of Nekoda, the children of Gaz-
21 The children of Beth-lehem, a zam,
hundred twenty and three.

49 The children of Uzza, the chil-
22 The men of Netophah, fifty and dren of Paseah, the children of Besai,

50 The children of Asnah, the chil23 The men of Anathoth, a hundred dren of Mehunim, the children of twenty and eight.


1 Or, Nephish. 1 Or, Beth-az- 24 The children of Azmaveth, forty 51 The children of Bakbuk, the maveth, Neh. and two.

children of Hakupha, the children of
25 The children of Kirjath-arim, Harhur,
Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hun- 52 The children of Bazluth, the Or, Baalith,
dred and forty and three.

children of Mehida, the children of
26 The children of Ramah and Gaba, Harsha,
six hundred twenty and one.

53 The children of Barkos, the chil-
27 The men of Michmas, a hundred dren of Sisera, the children of Tha-
twenty and two.

28 The men of Beth-el and Ai, two 54 The children of Neziah, the chil-
hundred twenty and three.

dren of Hatipha.
29 The children of Nebo, fifty and 55 | The children of Solomon's serv- 11 Kings 2. 21

ants: the children of Sotai, the chil-
30 The children of Magbish, a hun-dren of Sophereth, the children of
dred fifty and six.
il Peruda,

1 Or, Perida,

Neh. 7.57.
31 The children of the other e Elam, 56 The children of Jaalah, the chil.
a thousand two hundred fifty and four. dren of Darkon, the children of Giddel,

32 The children of Harim, three 57 The children of Shephatiah, the
hundred and twenty.

children of Hattil, the children of 11 Or, Harid, 33 The children of Lod, I Hadid, and Pochereth of Zebaim, the children of

1. Or, Ason, some copies. Ono, seven hundred twenty and five. Arni. 34 The children of Jericho, three 58 All the m Nethinim, and the chil

m Josh. 9. 21, hundred forty and five.

dren of Solomon's servants, were 35 The children of Senaah, three three hundred ninety and two.

n 1 Kings 9.21. thousand and six hundred and thirty. 59 And these were they which went

36 [ The priests: the children of up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsa, Che-
"Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, nine rub, | Addan, and Immer: but they 10r, Adden,

Neh. 7. 61. hundred seventy and three.

could not shew their father's house, 81 Chr. 24. 14. 37 The children of 5 Immer, a thou- and their ll seed, whether they were of 10r, pedigree. sand fifty and two.

Israel :
38 The children of h Pashur, a thou- 60 The children of Delaiah, the chil-
sand two hundred forty and seven. dren of Tobiah, the children of Neko-

39 The children of Harim, a thou- da, six hundred fifty and two.
sand and seventeen.

61 | And of the children of the 40 | The Levites : the children of priests : the children of Habaiah, the

Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the children children of Koz, the children of BarOr, Judah, of | Hodaviah, seventy and four. zillai; which took a wife of the daugh

41 The singers: the children of ters of "Barzillai the Gileadite, and 2 Sam. 17.27. devah, Neh.7. | Asaph, a hundred twenty and eight. was called after their name:

42 The children of the porters : the 62 These sought their register among
children of Shallum, the children of those that were reckoned by genealo- Num. S. 10.
Ater, the children of Talmon, the gy, but they were not found : -there-
children of Akkub, the children of fore + were they, as polluted, put from+ Heb. Dhe

bere polluted
Hatita, the children of Shobai, in all the priesthood.
a hundred thirty and nine.

63 And the Tirshatha said unto priesthood k 1 Chr. 9. 2. 43 1 * The Nethinim : the children them, that they should not eat of "Ons

of Ziha, the children of Hasupha, the the most holy things, till there stood
children of Tabbaoth,
up a priest with "Urim and with

Num. 27. 21. 44 The children of Keros, the chil- Thummim.

» Neh. 7.0, 1 Or, Sia. dren of Siaha, the children of Padon, 64 The whole congregation to

as it is in

Neh. 7. 52.

27. 1 Cbr. 9. 2

11 Chr. 24. 7.

h 1 Chr. 9. 12.

il Chr. 24. 8.

ch. 3. 9. Call. ed also Ho.


10, 15, 16,

from the

or. See Nel
Ex. 28 So.


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