And all the princes and all the people rejoiced
When they heard the proclamation, and understood for what use the money was to be given, and in what manner; all was agreeable and pleasing to them:
and brought in, and cast into the chest;
through the hole that was in the lid of it, ( 2 Kings 12:9 ) ,
until they had made an end:
everyone had given as much as he could, or thought fit to give.