291Then the kingsent and gatheredall the elders of Judah and Jerusalem.
The kingwent up to the house of the LORD and 2all the men of Judah, the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the priests, the Levites and all the people, from the greatest to the least; and he read in their hearingall the words of the book of the covenant which was found in the house of the LORD.
Then the king3stood in his place and 4made a covenantbefore the LORD to walkafter 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 covenantwritten in thisbook.
Moreover, he made all who were present in Jerusalem and Benjamin to stand with him. So the inhabitants of Jerusalemdid according to the covenant of God, the God of their fathers.
33Josiah5removedall the abominations from all the lands belonging to the sons of Israel, and made all who were present in Israel to serve the LORD their God. Throughout his alifetime they did not turn from following the LORDGod of their fathers.