2 Kings 23:3 DBY

3 And the king stood on the dais, and made a covenant before Jehovah, to walk after Jehovah, and to keep his commandments and his testimonies and his statutes with all [his] heart, and with all [his] soul, to establish the words of this covenant that are written in this book. And all the people stood to the covenant.

Study tools for 2 Kings 23:3

  • a 23:2 - Or 'one read.'
  • b 23:5 - Heb. chemarim, see Hos. 10.5; Zeph. 1.4: the only occurrences.
  • c 23:5 - Or 'planets.'
  • d 23:7 - Lit. 'houses.'
  • e 23:11 - Some read 'in.'
  • f 23:11 - Or 'eunuch.'
  • g 23:11 - Heb. parvarim, 'the dependencies of the temple,' possibly the same as parbar, 1Chron. 26.18.
  • h 23:14 - Or 'statues:' see ch. 3.2.
  • i 23:20 - 'Slaughtered,' as 1Kings 13.2.
  • j 23:26 - See Jer. 15.1-4.
  • k 23:30 - Or perhaps 'dying:' see 2Chron. 35.24.
  • l 23:35 - Or 'assessment.'