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; and they Before
Chrit s and the ti- 726.
fully: over for
* 2 King.
E, and Shimei trajes
nd Nahath, ed, and Eliel, enaiah, were ononiah and the
I, &c. to break
ment of He the end
iler of the
by courses, 10
y one that
his daily according
Sennacherib invadeth Judah: Chap. xxxij.
His blafphemy. proud, is bumbled by God: 27 His wealth and
14 Who was there among all the gods of those Before Christ works : 31 His error in the embassage of Baby- nations, that
my fathers utterly deffroyed, that Christ 713 lon : 32 He dying, Manasseh fuccedeth him.
could deliver his people out of mine hand, that 710.
thereof, Sennacherib king of Affyria mine hand?
15. Now therefore ler not Hezekiah deceive Heb. against the fenced cities, and thought + to win you, nor perswade you on this manner, neither them for himself.
yet believe him: for no god of any nation or 2 And when Hezekiah faw that Sennacherib kingdom was able to deliver his people out of was come, and that + he was purposed to fight mine hand, and out of the hand of my fathers : against Jerusalem;
how much less shall your God deliver you out of 3. He took counsel with his princes, and his mine hand? mighty men, to stop the waters of the fountains, 16 And his servants spake yet more againft the which were without the city: and they did help LORD
God, and against his fervant Hezekiah. him.
17 kHe wrote also letters to rail on the LORD & 2 King, 4 So there was gathered much peoplerogether, God of Ifrael, and to speak against him, saying,
who stopt all the fountains, and the brook that As the gods of the nations of other lands have + Heb. t ran through the midst of the land, saying, not delivered their people out of mine hand, so overflowed. Why should the kings of Affyria come, and find shall not the God of Hezekiah deliver his people much water?
out of mine hand.
d Millo in the city of David, and made | darts and trouble them, that they might takethe city.
19 And they spake against the God of Jerusa-
m 2 King
20 m And for this caufe Hezekiah the king, to them, faying,
and the prophet Ifaiah the son of Amoz prayed 7. Be strong
and couragious, be not afraid nor and cried to heaven. dismayed for the king of Åssyria, nor for all the 21 ç. And the LORD sent an angel which cut
710. 6.2 King multitude that is with him : fore there be more off all the mighty men of valour, and the leaders with us, than with him.
and captains in the camp of the king of Assyria: &c. Jer.
8 With him is an farm of flesh, but with us is so he returned with shame of face to his own
the LORD our God to help us, and to fight our land. And when he was come into the house i John battles. And the people + rested themselves upon of his God,
they that came forth of his own the words of Hezekiah king of Judah.
bowels, + flew him there with a sword.
+ Heb. 710. 9 8 After this did Sennacherib king of Affy 22 Thus the LORD saved Hezekiah, and the made s 2 King. ria send his servants to Jerusalem (but he himself inhabitants of Jerusalem from the hand of Sen
laid siege against Lachish, and all his t power with nacherib the king of Affyria, and from the hand dominion. him) unto Hezekiah king of Judah, and unto of allober, and guided them on every side.
all Judah, that were at Jerusalem, faying, 23 And many brought gifts unto the LORD I King.
Thus faith Sennacherib king of Assyria, to Jerusalem, and † presents to Hezekiah king + Heti. 18. 19. Whereon do ye trust, that ye abide | in the liege of Judah: so that he was magnified in the light precious ? of all nations, from thenceforth.
7!3 ftrong ii Doth not Hezekiah perswade you to give 24 In those days Hezekiah was sick to the 2 King.
over your felves to die by famine and by thirst, death, and prayed unto the LORD: and he spake
25 But Hezekiah rendred not again, accor; 2. King.
12 i Hath not the fame Hezekiah taken away ding to the benefit done unto him : for his heart a miracle his high places and his altars,and commanded Ju- was lifted up; therefore there was wrath upon dah and Jerusalem, saying, Ye shall worship before him, and upon Judah and Jerusalem. one altar, and burn incense upon it ?
26. Notwithstanding, Hezekiah humbled / 1,26. 13 Know ye not what I and my fathers have himself for + the pride of his heart (both he and 1 Heb. done unto all the people of arher lands? were the the inhabitants of Jerusalem) fo that the wrath gods of the nations of those lands any ways able of the LORD came not upon them in the days of to deliver their lands out of mine hand :
ir charges, 123.244
n 2 Kinga 19. 350
m 2 Sam 7. 10.
20. 12. Isai. 39. 1.
1 2 King and Ifrael.
18.& 19. & 20.
II. Chronicles. punishment, and repentance. 27 G And Hezekiah had exceeding much 6 h And he caused his children to pass through Before Christ riches and honour : and he made himself trea- the fire in the valley of the son of Hinnom :
Chrift 713. furies for silver, and for gold, and for precious also he observed times, and used enchant- 698.
stones, and for spices, and for shields, and for all ments, and used witchcraft, and i dealt with a 18. 21; + Heb. manner of + pleasant jewels;
familiar spirit, and with wizards: he wrought Deur, irifira
28 Store-houses also for the increale of corn, much evil in the light of the LORD, to provoke 2 King. dejire. and wine, and oyl; and stalls for all manner of him to anger, beaft, and cotes for flocks.
7 And k he fet a carved image (the idol 29 Moreover, he provided him cities, and which he had made) in the house of God, of 2 Kingo poflessions of flocks, and herds in abundance : which God had faid to David, and to Solomon "2 King
. for God had given him substance very much. his son, In 1 this house, and in Jerusalem, 21:07: ollai. 22.
30 9 This fame Hezekiah also stopped the which I have chosen before all the tribes of Israel, 132. 14.1 upper water-course of Gihon, and brought it will I put my name for ever. straight down to the west-lide of the city of Da 8 m Neither will I any more removethe foot
vid. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works. of Israel from out of the land which I have 712.
31 Howbeit, in the business of the + embas- appointed for your fathers ; so that they will
fadors of the princes of Babylon, who "lent unto take heed to do all that I have commanded them, veterpre- ' him to enquire of the wonder that was done in according to the whole law, and the statutes and 72 King. the land, God left him to try him that he might the ordinances by the hand of Moses. know all that was in his heart.
9 So Manafleh made Judah and the inhabi32 Now the rest of the acts of Hezekiah, tants of Jerusalem to err, and to do worse than
and his + goodness, behold, they are written the heathen, whom the LORD had destroyed Ainoneffes. silai. 36. in s the vision of Isaiah the prophet, the son of before the children of Israel. & 37.& Amoz, and in the book of the kings of Judah 10 And the Lord (pake to Manasseh, and 38. & 39.
to his people: but they would not hearken. 33. And Hezekiah slept with his fathers, u To Wherefore the Lord brought upon 677.
and they buried him in the chiefeft of the them the captains of the host t of the king of highest. sepulchres of the fons of David : and all Judah Affyria,which cook Manasseh among the thorns, Job 36. 8.
and the inhabitants of Jerusalem did him honour and bound him with i fetters, and carried him to tHeb.
at his death : and Manasseh his son reigned Babylon. 698. in his stead.
12 And when he was in affiation, he be- kings. CHA P. XXXIII.
fought the LORD his God, and humbled him- Chains. 1 Manaffeb his wicked reign : 3 He fetteth up
self greatly before the God of his fathers,
13 And prayed unto him, and he was en-
the city of David, on the west-side of Gihon, in
up five years in Jerusalem :
a very great height, and put captains of war in for + Heb.
2 But did that which was evil in the sight of all the fenced cities of Judah.
all the altars that he had built in the mount of
p thank-offerings, and commanded Judah top Levie. 4 Also he built altars in the house of the serve the LORD God of Israel. . 29.& LORD, whereof the Lord had said, f In Jeru- 17 9 Nevertheless, the people did sacrifice still , Chap. salem shall my name befor ever.
in the high places, yet unto the LORD their 32. 12. 5 And he built altars for all the host of heaven, God only. & in the two courts of boiler friet
18 Now there of the isof Manadi.
which were the
* 2 King. 21. 1, &c.
! Pía Trael,
E 2 S2 foot
7. 10 nave will Chem,
21. 19, &c.
Manajjep's acts ana aearn.
Jujum og vurur. Before and his prayer unto his God, and the words of Itrowed it upon the + graves of them that had Before Christ
Christ I the feers that spake to him in the name of the facrificed unto them. 677. LORD God of Israel, behold, they are written 5 And he burnt the bones of the priests 630, in the book of the kings of Israel.
upon their altars, and cleansed Judah and Jeru- face of the 19 His prayer allo, and how God was en
the 7. And when he had broken down the altars mauls. fayings of || the feers.
and the groves, and had beaten the graven Horai.
20 g So Manasseh slept with his fathers, and images † into powder, and cut down all the + Heb. they buried him in his own house: and Amon idols throughout all the land of Israel, he returned to make his son reigned in his stead.
8 Now f in the eighteenth year of his reign, 624.
sent Shaphan the son of Azaliah, and Maaseiah
priest, they delivered & the money that was See
the hand of Manasseh and Ephraim, and of all
jamin, and they returned to Jerusalem.
them that had conspired against king Amon, men, that had the oversight of the house of the
wrought in the house of the Lord, to repair and CHAP. XXXIV.
and mend the house:
11 Even to the artificers and builders gave
8 He taketb order for the repair of the temple. they it, to buy hewen stone, and timber for
and Melhullam, of the sons of the Kohathites,
was eight years old when he began to set it forward; and other of the Levites, all
13. Also they were over the bearers of burdens,
14 I And when they brought out the money 3 For in the eighth year of his reign, while that was brought into the houle of the Lord, he was yet young, he began to feek after the God Hilkiah the priest i found a book of the law of the 2 Kings
of David his father : and in the twelfth year he Lord, given † by Moses.
Chap. high places, and the groves, and the carved the scribe, I have found the book of the law in
the house of the LORD. And Hilkiah delivered
in his presence; and the l images that were on 16 And Shaphan carried the book to the king, 1 %" fum- high above them, he cut down, and the groves, and brought the king word back again, saying, + Heb.
and the carved images, and the molten images be All that was committed t to thy servants, to the 23. kung brake in pieces, and made duft of tbem, - and they do it,
corns, sob 36. . him to
+ Heb. sbich
he be- kisgs.
ed him- Chaise
| 2 King.
4.Heb. in it.
22. 14. #Or, Hahas,
parments. # Or,
rulaan s prophecy.
Joian renewen we covenant, 17 And they have + gathered together the 29 Then the king sent, and gathered to- Before Christ money that was found in the house of the the gether all the elders of Judah and Jerusalem.
Chrift 624. LORD, and have delivered it into the hand of 30 And the king went up into the house of 624. + Heb. poured out, the overseers, and to the hand of the workmen. the LORD, and all the men of Judah and the
23. 1. 18 Then Shaphan the scribe told the king, inhabitants of Jerusalem, and the priests, and saying, Hilkiah the priest hath given me a book, the Levites, and all the people + great and small
: 1 Heb. And Shaphan read f it before the king. and he read in their ears all the words of the book from grekk 19 And it came to pass when the king had of the covenant that was found in the house of
small . heard the words of the law, that he rent his the LORD. clothes.
31 And the king stood in * his place, and m 2 Kings 20 And the king commanded Hilkiah, and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk af- 17.446€
Ahikam the son of Shaphan, and | Abdon the ter the LORD, and to keep his commandments, chap.6. are not fon of Micah, and Shaphan the scribe, and and his testimonies, and his ftatutes, with ali 13. Asaiah a servant of the kings, saying,
his heart and with all his foul, to perform the 21 Go, enquire of the Lord for me, and words of the covenant which are written in this for them that are left in Israel, and in Judah, book. concerning the words of the book that is found: 32 And he caused all that were + present in Hebo for great is the wrath of the Lord that is Jerufalem and Benjamin to stand to it. And the found poured out upon us, because our fathers have inhabitants of Jerusalem did according to the com not kept the word of the LORD, to do after all venant of God, the God of their fathers. that is written in this book.
33 And Josiah took away all the abomina22 And Hilkiah, and they that the king had tions out of all the countries that pertained to the
appointed, went to Huldah the prophetess, the children of Ifrael, and made all that were present * 2 King. wife of Shallum the son of k Tikvath, the son in Israel to serve, even to serve the LORD their
of | Hafrah, keeper of the + wardrobe ; (now God. And all his days they departed not n Jer. 35
the dwelt in Jerusalem | in the college) and I from following the Lord, the God of their 10; + Heb. they spake to her to that effe&t.
from afir. 23 | And she answered them, Thus faith
CHA P. XXXV.
voking Pharaob-necho, is sain at Megiddo. 25 La-
Oreover, Josiah kept a passover tants thereof, even all the curses that are written
623. the LORD Jerusalem :
a 2 King. in the book which they have read before the king the passover on the 6 fourteenth day of the first zodza. of Judah:
month. 25 Because they have forsaken me, and have 2 And he set the priests in their charges, and burnt incense to other gods, that they might encouraged them to the service of the house of provoke me to anger with all the works of their the LORD, hands; therefore my wrath Shall be poured out 3 And said unto the Levites that taught all Chap upon this place, and shall not be quenched. Israel, which were holy unto the LORD, Put Ochap
, 26 And as for the king of Judah, who sent the holy ark in the house, which Solomon the 34 you to enquire of the LORD, so shall ye say, son of David king of Israel did build; it shall 23. 26. unto him, Thus faith the LORD God of Israel not be a burden upon your shoulders: ferve now Chrom concerning the words which thou hast heard,
the LORD your God, and his people Ifrael. 27 Because thine heart was tender, and thou
4 And prepare your felves by the fhouses of 3.& 34. didit humble thy self before God, when thou your fathers, after your courses, according to 26. beardst his words against this place, and against the & writing of David king of Israel, and ac-8.14 the inhabitants thereof
, and humbledst thy self cording to the writing of Solomon his son. before me, and didst rend thy clothes, and weep ş. And stand in the holy place according to the time has been before me; I have even heard thee also, faith divisions of t the families of the fathers of your + Heb. the LORD. brethren + the people, and after the division of the problem
people. 28 Behold, I will gather thee to thy fathers, the families of the Levites.
i Chap. . and thou shalt be gathered to thy grave in peace, 6 So kill the passover, and i fanctifie your & 32. 32 neither shall thine eyes see all the evil that I will felves, and prepare your brethren, that they may bring upon this place, and upon the inhabitants do according to the word of the Lord, by the + Heb. of the lame. So they brought the king word hand of Moles.
# Chap again.
7 And Joliah + k gave to the people of the 30.24
é i Chron.
9. 10. 8 i Chron.
i King. 22. 30.
i i Erdr. 1. 28,
and keepeth a folemn passover. Chap. xxxv. xxxvj. He is slain at Megiddo. Before flock, lambs and kids, all for the passover-offer- were present, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem. Etfift Christ
ings, for all that were present, to the number of 19 In the eighteenth year of the reign of Jo623. thirty thousand, and three thousand bullocks: siah, was this pallover kept.
610. these were of the kings substance.
20 After all this, when Josiah had pre
2 King. + Heb. 8 And his princes + gave willingly unto the pared the 7 temple, Necho king of Egypt came jer. 46.2. offered people, to the priests and to the Levites : Hil- up to fight against Carchemish by Euphrates :
house. kiah, and Zechariah, and Jehiel, rulers of the and Josiah went out against him. house of God, gave unto the priests for the 21 But he sent ambassadors to him, saying, passover-offerings, two thousand and lix hun; What have I to do with thee, thou king of Judred small cattle, and five hundred oxen. dah? I come not against thee this day, but against 9 Conaniah also, and Shemaiah, and Netha- + the house wherewith I have war: for God + Heb.
the house of
and Jozabad, chief of the Levites, + gave unto medling with God, who is with me, that he
22. Nevertheless Josiah would not turn his 10 So the service was prepared, and the priests face from him, but disguised himself that he s so stood in their place, and the Levites in their might fight with him, and hearkned not unto courses, according to the kings commandment. the words of Necho from the mouth of God,
ii And they killed the passover, and the and came to fight in the valley of Megiddo. priests sprinkled the blood from their hands, and 23 And the archers shot at king Josiah ; and the Levites ' Hayed them.
the king said to his servants, Have me away, for 12 And they removed the burnt-offerings, I am sore + wounded.
† Heb. that they might give according to the divisions 24 His servants therefore took him out of that made fuck.
of the families of the people, to offer unto the chariot, and put him in the second chariot that m Lev. 3. Lord, as it is written in the book of Moses : he had; and they brought him to Jerusalem, and and so did they with the oxen.
he died, and was buried in one of the sepulchres || Or, 13 And they n rosted the pafsover with fire, of his fathers : and vall Judah and Jerusalem among the
Sepulchres 12.8, 9. according to the ordinance : but the other holy mourned for Josiah.
offerings fod they in pots, and in caldrons, and 25 And Jeremiah lamented for Josiah,
spake of Josiah in their lamentations to this day, Matth. 9.
27 And his deeds first and last, behold, they
I Jehoahaz succeeding, is deposed by Pharaoh, and 9.17,18, every gate; they might not depart from their
carried into Egypt. 5 Jehoiakim reigning ill
, is car-
for their brethren the Levites prepared ried bound into Babylon. 9 Jehoiachin fucceeding,
reigneth ill, and is brought into Babylon. 11 Zede16 So all the service of the LORD was pre kiah fucceeding, reignetb illy and defpifeth the pared the same day, to keep the passover, and prophets, and rebelleth against Nebuchadnezzar. to offer burnt-offerings upon the altar of the
14 Jerusalem for the fins of the priests and people, LORD, according to the commandment of king
is wholly destroyed. 22 The proclamation of Cyrus. Josiah.
Hen a the people of the land took Jehoahaz 610. 17 And the children of Israel that were + pre
a found. sent, kept the passover at that time, and the his fathers stead in Jerusalem.
23. 30,&c. feast of unleavened bread seven days.
2 Jehoahaz was twenty and three years old
phet, neither did all the kings of Israel keepłuch 3 And the king of Egypt + put him down at him.
o Zech. 12. II.
made them the people,
+ Heb. removed
- 39. , 276,22 Hel.
b i Erdr. 1. 36.
T Heh. 4. And nude