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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
Lord
at Jerusalem, to keep the Passover to the
Lord
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.


5So they
Lord

God of Israel at Jerusalem, since they had not done
it
for a long
time
in the
prescribed
manner.


6Then the
Lord

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
Lord
God of their fathers, so that He

8Now do not be
Lord; and enter His sanctuary, which He has sanctified forever, and serve the
Lord
your God,

9For if you return to the
Lord, your brethren and your children
will be treated
with
Lord
your God
is

10So the runners passed from city to city through the country of Ephraim and Manasseh, as far as Zebulun; but

11Nevertheless

12Also
Lord.


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
lambs
on the fourteenth
day
of the second month. The priests and the Levites
Lord
.


16They stood in their

17For
there were
many in the assembly who had not
Lord
.


18For a multitude of the people,
Lord

provide atonement for everyone


19
who
Lord

God of his fathers, though
he is
not
cleansed
according to the purification of the sanctuary.”


20And the
Lord
listened to Hezekiah and healed the people.

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21So the children of Israel who were present at Jerusalem kept
Lord

day by day,
singing
to the
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
Lord
God of their fathers.


23Then the whole assembly agreed to keep
the feast

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
Lord
.


3The king also
appointed
a
Lord
.

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4Moreover he commanded the people who dwelt in Jerusalem to contribute
Lord
.


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
Lord

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
Lord
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
Lord
has blessed His people; and what is left
is
this great

11Now Hezekiah commanded
them
to prepare
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
were
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,
was
over the
Lord

and the most holy things.


15And under him
were

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
Lord
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,
who were
in

20Thus Hezekiah did throughout all Judah, and he
Lord

his God.


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
it
with all his heart. So he

Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 30:3
    The first month, Lev. 23:5; lit.
    that time
  2. 2 Chronicles 30:5

    established a decree to
  3. 2 Chronicles 30:8
    Rebellious
  4. 2 Chronicles 30:15

    humbled themselves
  5. 2 Chronicles 30:15

    set themselves apart
  6. 2 Chronicles 30:16
    Or
    in their proper order
  7. 2 Chronicles 30:17

    consecrated
  8. 2 Chronicles 30:24

    consecrated
  9. 2 Chronicles 31:1
    Places for pagan worship
  10. 2 Chronicles 31:2
    Temple
  11. 2 Chronicles 31:3

    share
  12. 2 Chronicles 31:3

    property
  13. 2 Chronicles 31:4

    the portion due
  14. 2 Chronicles 31:11

    storerooms
  15. 2 Chronicles 31:18

    consecrated