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Hezekiah Keeps the Passover
30And Hezekiah sent to all Israel and Judah, and also wrote letters to Ephraim and Manasseh, that they should come to the house of the
at Jerusalem, to keep the Passover to the
God of Israel.
2For the king and his leaders and all the assembly in Jerusalem had agreed to keep the Passover in the second
3For they could not keep it
4And the matter pleased the king and all the assembly.
God of Israel at Jerusalem, since they had not done
for a long
God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel; then He will return to the remnant of you who have escaped from the hand of
7And do not be
God of their fathers, so that He
8Now do not be
Lord; and enter His sanctuary, which He has sanctified forever, and serve the
9For if you return to the
Lord, your brethren and your children
will be treated
10So the runners passed from city to city through the country of Ephraim and Manasseh, as far as Zebulun; but
13Now many people, a very great assembly, gathered at Jerusalem to keep the Feast of
14They arose and took away the
15Then they slaughtered the Passover
on the fourteenth
of the second month. The priests and the Levites
16They stood in their
many in the assembly who had not
18For a multitude of the people,
provide atonement for everyone
God of his fathers, though
according to the purification of the sanctuary.”
listened to Hezekiah and healed the people.
21So the children of Israel who were present at Jerusalem kept
day by day,
Lord, accompanied by loud instruments.
22And Hezekiah gave encouragement to all the Levites
Lord; and they ate throughout the feast seven days, offering peace offerings and
God of their fathers.
23Then the whole assembly agreed to keep
24For Hezekiah king of Judah
25The whole assembly of Judah rejoiced, also the priests and Levites, all the assembly that came from Israel, the sojourners
26So there was great joy in Jerusalem, for since the time of
27Then the priests, the Levites, arose and
The Reforms of Hezekiah
31Now when all this was finished, all Israel who were present went out to the cities of Judah and
2And Hezekiah appointed
3The king also
4Moreover he commanded the people who dwelt in Jerusalem to contribute
5As soon as the commandment was circulated, the children of Israel brought in abundance
6And the children of Israel and Judah, who dwelt in the cities of Judah, brought the tithe of oxen and sheep; also the
their God they laid in heaps.
7In the third month they began laying them in heaps, and they finished in the seventh month.
8And when Hezekiah and the leaders came and saw the heaps, they blessed the
and His people Israel.
9Then Hezekiah questioned the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps.
10And Azariah the chief priest, from the
Lord, we have had enough to eat and have plenty left, for the
has blessed His people; and what is left
11Now Hezekiah commanded
Lord, and they prepared them.
12Then they faithfully brought in the offerings, the tithes, and the dedicated things;
13Jehiel, Azaziah, Nahath, Asahel, Jerimoth, Jozabad, Eliel, Ismachiah, Mahath, and Benaiah
overseers under the hand of Cononiah and Shimei his brother, at the commandment of Hezekiah the king and Azariah the
14Kore the son of Imnah the Levite, the keeper of the East Gate,
and the most holy things.
15And under him
16Besides those males from three years old and up who were written in the genealogy, they distributed to everyone who entered the house of the
his daily portion for the work of his service, by his division,
17and to the priests who were written in the genealogy according to their father’s house, and to the Levites
18and to all who were written in the genealogy—their little ones and their wives, their sons and daughters, the whole company of them—for in their faithfulness they
19Also for the sons of Aaron the priests,
20Thus Hezekiah did throughout all Judah, and he
21And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, in the law and in the commandment, to seek his God, he did
with all his heart. So he
The first month, Lev. 23:5; lit.
established a decree to
set themselves apart
in their proper order
Places for pagan worship
the portion due
New King James Version (NKJV)
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