2 Chronicles 34:5
Good News Translation
He burned the bones of the pagan priests on the altars where they had worshiped. By doing all this, he made Judah and Jerusalem ritually clean again.

Contemporary English Version
Josiah then had the bones of the pagan priests burned on the altars. And so Josiah got rid of the worship of foreign gods in Judah and Jerusalem.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he burnt the bones of the priests on the altars of the idols, and he cleansed Juda and Jerusalem.

New American Bible
and the bones of the priests he burned upon their altars. Thus he purified Judah and Jerusalem.

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And he burnt the bones of the priests on the altars of the idols, and he cleansed Juda and Jerusalem.

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1 Kings 13:2 And he cried out against the altar in the word of the Lord, and said: O altar, altar, thus saith the Lord: Behold a child shall be born to the house of David, Josias by name, and he shall immolate upon thee the priests of the high places, who now burn incense upon thee, and he shall burn men's bones upon thee.

2 Kings 23:16 And as Josias turned himself, he saw there the sepulchres that were in the mount: and he sent and took the bones out of the sepulchres, and burnt them upon the altar, and defiled it according to the word of the Lord, which the man of God spoke, who had foretold these things.

Jeremiah 8:1,2 At that time, saith the Lord, they shall cast out the bones of the kings of Juda, and the bones of the princes thereof, and the bones of the priests, and the bones of the prophets, and the bones of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, out of their graves. . . .

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2 Chronicles 34:7 And when he had destroyed the altars, and the groves, and had broken the idols in pieces, and had demolished all profane temples throughout all the land of Israel, he returned to Jerusalem.

Numbers 35:33 Defile not the land of your habitation, which is stained with the blood of the innocent: neither can it otherwise be expiated, but by his blood that hath shed the blood of another.

Jeremiah 3:10 And after all this, her treacherous sister Juda hath not returned to me with her whole heart, but with falsehood, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 4:14 Wash thy heart from wickedness, O Jerusalem, that thou mayst be saved: how long shall hurtful thoughts abide in thee?

Ezekiel 22:24 Son of man, say to her: Thou art a land that is unclean, and not rained upon in the day of wrath.

Context
Josiah Destroys Idolatry
4And they broke down before him the altars of Baalim, and demolished the idols that had been set upon them: and he cut down the groves and the graven things, and broke them in pieces: and strewed the fragments upon the graves of them that had sacrificed to them. 5And he burnt the bones of the priests on the altars of the idols, and he cleansed Juda and Jerusalem.6And in the cities of Manasses, and of Ephraim, and of Simeon, even to Nephtali he demolished all.…
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1 Kings 13:2
And he cried out against the altar in the word of the Lord, and said: O altar, altar, thus saith the Lord: Behold a child shall be born to the house of David, Josias by name, and he shall immolate upon thee the priests of the high places, who now burn incense upon thee, and he shall burn men's bones upon thee.

2 Kings 23:20
And he slew all the priests of the high places, that were there, upon the altars; and he burnt men's bones upon them: and returned to Jerusalem.

Additional Translations
Then he burned the bones of the priests on their altars. So he cleansed Judah and Jerusalem.And he burnt the bones of the priests on their altars, and cleansed Judah and Jerusalem.

And he burnt the bones of the priests upon their altars, and purged Judah and Jerusalem.

And he burnt the bones of the priests upon the altars, and purged Juda and Jerusalem.

and he burned the bones of the priests upon their altars, and purged Judah and Jerusalem.

And he burnt the bones of the priests upon their altars, and purged Judah and Jerusalem.

And he burnt the bones of the priests upon their altars, and cleansed Judah and Jerusalem.

He burnt the bones of the priests on their altars, and purged Judah and Jerusalem.

and the bones of the priests he hath burnt on their altars, and cleanseth Judah and Jerusalem,
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