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2 Kings 23:3 CEB

3 The king stood beside the pillar and made a covenant with the LORD that he would follow the LORD by keeping his commandments, his laws, and his regulations with all his heart and all his being in order to fulfill the words of this covenant that were written in this scroll. All of the people accepted the covenant.

Study tools for 2 Kings 23:3

  • a 23:6 - Heb lacks <i>image</i>; perhaps a pole dedicated to the goddess.
  • b 23:7 - Traditionally <i>cultic prostitutes</i>
  • c 23:7 - Heb uncertain
  • d 23:11 - Heb uncertain
  • e 23:12 - Correction; MT <i>removed them quickly </i>or <i>ran from there</i>
  • f 23:14 - Heb <i>asherim</i>, perhaps objects devoted to the goddess Asherah
  • g 23:15 - Heb <i>asherah</i>, perhaps an object devoted to the goddess Asherah
  • h 23:16 - LXX; MT lacks <i>when Jeroboam stood by the altar at the festival. Josiah then turned and saw the tomb of the man of God.</i>