Introduction

\\INTRODUCTION TO 2 KINGS 22\\

This chapter begins with the age and character of Josiah king of
Judah, \\#2Ki 22:1-2\\, relates his orders for repairing the temple,
\\#2Ki 22:3-7\\, his attention to the book of the law, which was
found, and read to him, and the effect it had upon him,
\\#2Ki 22:8-11\\, the command he gave to certain persons to inquire of the
Lord about it, who applied to Huldah the prophetess, \\#2Ki 22:12-14\\,
who returned an answer by them to the king, foretelling the
destruction of Jerusalem, and giving the reason of it, and at the same
time assuring the king it should not be in his days, \\#2Ki 22:15-20\\.