2 Chronicles 34:31

Overview - 2 Chronicles 34
Josiah's good reign.
He destroys idolatry.
He takes order for the repair of the temple.
14 Hilkiah, having found a book of the law, Josiah sends to Huldah to enquire of the Lord.
23 Huldah prophesies the destruction of Jerusalem, but respite thereof in Josiah's time.
29 Josiah, causing it to be read in a solemn assembly, renews the covenant with God.
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2 Chronicles 34:31  (King James Version)
And the king stood in his place, 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 his heart, and with all his soul, to perform the words of the covenant which are written in this book.
 


In his place
Instead of {l mdo,} "in his place," the parallel passage 2 ; Ki 23:3 has {l hmmood,} "by the pillar;" which is
probably the true reading, as the LXX. in both places read [ton stylon,] "the pillar." 6:13 2 Kings 11:4 ; 23:3 Ezekiel 46:2

made a covenant
This was expressed, 1. In general, To walk after Jehovah; to have no gods beside him
2. To take this law for the regulation of their conduct
3. In particular, To bend their whole heart and soul to the performance of it; so that they might not only have religion without, but piety within.
23:16 29:10 Exodus 24:6-8 ; Deuteronomy 29:1 Deuteronomy 29:10-15 ; Joshua 24:25 ; Nehemiah 9:38 ; 10:29
Jeremiah 50:5 ; Hebrews 8:6-13

and his testimonies
Psalms 119:111 Psalms 119:112

with all
2 Chronicles 15:12 2 Chronicles 15:15 31:21 Deuteronomy 6:5 ; Luke 10:27-29

to perform
Psalms 119:106
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