2 Kings 23:3 GNT

3 He stood by the royal column and made a covenant with the Lord to obey him, to keep his laws and commands with all his heart and soul, and to put into practice the demands attached to the covenant, as written in the book. And all the people promised to keep the covenant.

Study tools for 2 Kings 23:3

  • 1 23:4 - 23.4-6 2 K 21.3; 2 Ch 33.3.
  • 2 23:10 - 23.10 a Jr 7.31; 19.1-6; 32.35; b Lv 18.21.
  • 3 23:12 - 23.12 2 K 21.5; 2 Ch 33.5.
  • 4 23:13 - 23.13 1 K 11.7.
  • 5 23:15 - 23.15 1 K 12.33.
  • 6 23:16 - 23.16 1 K 13.2.
  • 7 23:17 - 23.17 1 K 13.30-32.
  • 8 23:34 - 23.34 Jr 22.11, 12.
  • 9 23:36 - 23.36 Jr 22.18, 19; 26.1-6; 35.1-19.
  • a 23:5 - [Some ancient translations] to offer sacrifices; [Hebrew] and he offered sacrifices.
  • b 23:7 - temple prostitutes: [Men and women who practiced prostitution in the worship of fertility gods.]
  • c 23:12 - [Probable text] smashed . . . to bits; [Hebrew unclear.]
  • d 23:13 - mount of olives: [Hebrew here refers to it as "Mount of Destruction" or "Mount of Sin."]
  • e 23:15 - [One ancient translation] broke its stones into pieces; [Hebrew] burned the altar.
  • f 23:16 - [One ancient translation] during the festival . . . the prophet; [Hebrew does not have these words.]