Archive THE BIBLE - Verse by Verse (2 Chronicles Chapter 1 to 36

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2 Chronicles 35:12 (NLT)
They divided the burnt offerings among the people by their family groups, so they could offer them to the LORD as prescribed in the law of the book of Moses. They did the same with the cattle.
2 Chronicles 35:14 (NLT)

14 Afterward the Levites prepared Passover offerings for themselves and for the priests—the descendants of Aaron—because the priests had been busy from morning till night offering the burnt offerings and the fat portions. The Levites took responsibility for all these preparations.
2 Chronicles 35:15 (NLT)

15 The musicians, descendants of Asaph, were in their assigned places, following the commands that had been given by David, Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun, the king’s seer. The gatekeepers guarded the gates and did not need to leave their posts of duty, for their Passover offerings were prepared for them by their fellow Levites.
2 Chronicles 35:18 (NLT)

18 Never since the time of the prophet Samuel had there been such a Passover. None of the kings of Israel had ever kept a Passover as Josiah did, involving all the priests and Levites, all the people of Jerusalem, and people from all over Judah and Israel.
2 Chronicles 35:20 (NLT)

20 After Josiah had finished restoring the Temple, King Neco of Egypt led his army up from Egypt to do battle at Carchemish on the Euphrates River, and Josiah and his army marched out to fight him.
2 Chronicles 35:21 (NLT) - 21 But King Neco sent messengers to Josiah with this message:“What do you want with me, king of Judah? I have no quarrel with you today! I am on my way to fight another nation, and God has told me to hurry! Do not interfere with God, who is with me, or he will destroy you.”
2 Chronicles 35:22 (NLT) - 22 But Josiah refused to listen to Neco, to whom God had indeed spoken, and he would not turn back. Instead, he disguised himself and led his army into battle on the plain of Megiddo.
2 Chronicles 35:23 (NLT) - 23 But the enemy archers hit King Josiah with their arrows and wounded him. He cried out to his men, “Take me from the battle, for I am badly wounded!”
2 Chronicles 35:24 (NLT) - 24 So they lifted Josiah out of his chariot and placed him in another chariot. Then they brought him back to Jerusalem, where he died. He was buried there in the royal cemetery. And all Judah and Jerusalem mourned for him.
2 Chronicles 35:25 (NLT) - 25 The prophet Jeremiah composed funeral songs for Josiah, and to this day choirs still sing these sad songs about his death. These songs of sorrow have become a tradition and are recorded in The Book of Laments.
2 Chronicles 35:26 (NLT) - 26 The rest of the events of Josiah’s reign and his acts of devotion (carried out according to what was written in the Law of the LORD),
2 Chronicles 36:1 (NLT) - 1 Then the people of the land took Josiah’s son Jehoahaz and made him the next king in Jerusalem.
2 Chronicles 36:4 (NLT)

4 The king of Egypt then installed Eliakim, the brother of Jehoahaz, as the next king of Judah and Jerusalem, and he changed Eliakim’s name to Jehoiakim. Then Neco took Jehoahaz to Egypt as a prisoner.
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