2 Kings 23:3 NLT

3 The king took his place of authority beside the pillar and renewed the covenant in the LORD ’s presence. He pledged to obey the LORD by keeping all his commands, laws, and decrees with all his heart and soul. In this way, he confirmed all the terms of the covenant that were written in the scroll, and all the people pledged themselves to the covenant.

Study tools for 2 Kings 23:3

  • a 23:9 - Hebrew did not come up to.
  • b 23:10 - Or to make a son or daughter pass through the fire.
  • c 23:11 - The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
  • d 23:12 - Or He quickly removed them.
  • e 23:13 - Hebrew Milcom, a variant spelling of Molech.
  • f 23:16 - As in Greek version; Hebrew lacks when Jeroboam stood beside the altar at the festival. Then Josiah turned and looked up at the tomb of the man of God.
  • g 23:19 - As in Greek and Syriac versions and Latin Vulgate; Hebrew lacks the .
  • h 23:24 - The Hebrew term (literally round things ) probably alludes to dung.
  • i 23:29 - Or Josiah went out to meet him.
  • j 23:29 - Hebrew he.
  • k 23:33 - The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
  • l 23:33 - Hebrew 100 talents [3,400 kilograms] of silver and 1 talent [34 kilograms] of gold.