New International Version
But in the eighteenth year of King Josiah, this Passover was celebrated to the LORD in Jerusalem.
King James Bible
But in the eighteenth year of king Josiah, wherein this passover was holden to the LORD in Jerusalem.
Darby Bible Translation
but in the eighteenth year of king Josiah was this passover holden to Jehovah in Jerusalem.
World English Bible
but in the eighteenth year of king Josiah was this Passover kept to Yahweh in Jerusalem.
Young's Literal Translation
but in the eighteenth year of king Josiah, hath this passover been made to Jehovah in Jerusalem.
2 Kings 23:23 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Surely there was not holden such a passover - Not one on purer principles, more heartily joined in by the people present, more literally consecrated, or more religiously observed. The words do not apply to the number present, but to the manner and spirit. See the particulars and mode of celebrating this passover in 2 Chronicles 35:1-18 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Kings 23:24 Moreover, Josiah removed the mediums and the spiritists and the teraphim and the idols and all the abominations that were seen in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem, that he might confirm the words of the law which were written in the book that Hilkiah the priest found in the house of the LORD.
Eversley. 1861. 2 Kings xxiii. 3, 4, 25, 26. "And the king stood by a pillar, and made a covenant before the Lord, to "walk after the Lord, and to keep his commandments and his testimonies and his statutes with all their heart and all their soul, to perform the words of this covenant that were written in this book. And all the people stood to the covenant. And the king commanded Hilkiah the high priest, and the priests of the second order, and the keepers of the door, to bring forth out …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
Whether Prophets Always Know the Things which they Prophesy?
The Whole Heart
The Medes and the Second Chaldaean Empire
2 Kings 23:22
Neither in the days of the judges who led Israel nor in the days of the kings of Israel and the kings of Judah had any such Passover been observed.
2 Kings 23:24
Furthermore, Josiah got rid of the mediums and spiritists, the household gods, the idols and all the other detestable things seen in Judah and Jerusalem. This he did to fulfill the requirements of the law written in the book that Hilkiah the priest had discovered in the temple of the LORD.
Jump to PreviousCelebrated Eighteenth Held Holden Jerusalem Josiah Josi'ah Kept Observed Passover Rule Wherein
Jump to NextCelebrated Eighteenth Held Holden Jerusalem Josiah Josi'ah Kept Observed Passover Rule Wherein
Links2 Kings 23:23 NIV
2 Kings 23:23 NLT
2 Kings 23:23 ESV
2 Kings 23:23 NASB
2 Kings 23:23 KJV
2 Kings 23:23 Bible Apps
2 Kings 23:23 Biblia Paralela
2 Kings 23:23 Chinese Bible
2 Kings 23:23 French Bible
2 Kings 23:23 German Bible
2 Kings 23:23 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.