2 Chronicles 34:1
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New Living Translation
Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem thirty-one years.

King James Bible
Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem one and thirty years.

Darby Bible Translation
Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign; and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem.

World English Bible
Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign; and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem.

Young's Literal Translation
A son of eight years is Josiah in his reigning, and thirty and one years he hath reigned in Jerusalem,

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Covenanting Performed in Former Ages with Approbation from Above.
That the Lord gave special token of his approbation of the exercise of Covenanting, it belongs to this place to show. His approval of the duty was seen when he unfolded the promises of the Everlasting Covenant to his people, while they endeavoured to perform it; and his approval thereof is continually seen in his fulfilment to them of these promises. The special manifestations of his regard, made to them while attending to the service before him, belonged to one or other, or both, of those exhibitions
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Kings 22:1
Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem thirty-one years. His mother was Jedidah, the daughter of Adaiah from Bozkath.

2 Kings 22:2
He did what was pleasing in the LORD's sight and followed the example of his ancestor David. He did not turn away from doing what was right.

2 Chronicles 33:25
But the people of the land killed all those who had conspired against King Amon, and they made his son Josiah the next king.

Jeremiah 1:2
The LORD first gave messages to Jeremiah during the thirteenth year of the reign of Josiah son of Amon, king of Judah.

Jeremiah 3:6
During the reign of King Josiah, the LORD said to me, "Have you seen what fickle Israel has done? Like a wife who commits adultery, Israel has worshiped other gods on every hill and under every green tree.

Jeremiah 25:3
"For the past twenty-three years--from the thirteenth year of the reign of Josiah son of Amon, king of Judah, until now--the LORD has been giving me his messages. I have faithfully passed them on to you, but you have not listened.

Zephaniah 1:1
The LORD gave this message to Zephaniah when Josiah son of Amon was king of Judah. Zephaniah was the son of Cushi, son of Gedaliah, son of Amariah, son of Hezekiah.

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