Parallel Bible results for 2 Chronicles 35:21-27

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2 Chronicles 35:21-27

RSV 21 But he sent envoys to him, saying, "What have we to do with each other, king of Judah? I am not coming against you this day, but against the house with which I am at war; and God has commanded me to make haste. Cease opposing God, who is with me, lest he destroy you." NIV 21 But Neco sent messengers to him, saying, "What quarrel is there between you and me, O king of Judah? It is not you I am attacking at this time, but the house with which I am at war. God has told me to hurry; so stop opposing God, who is with me, or he will destroy you." RSV 22 Nevertheless Josi'ah would not turn away from him, but disguised himself in order to fight with him. He did not listen to the words of Neco from the mouth of God, but joined battle in the plain of Megid'do. NIV 22 Josiah, however, would not turn away from him, but disguised himself to engage him in battle. He would not listen to what Neco had said at God's command but went to fight him on the plain of Megiddo. RSV 23 And the archers shot King Josi'ah; and the king said to his servants, "Take me away, for I am badly wounded." NIV 23 Archers shot King Josiah, and he told his officers, "Take me away; I am badly wounded." RSV 24 So his servants took him out of the chariot and carried him in his second chariot and brought him to Jerusalem. And he died, and was buried in the tombs of his fathers. All Judah and Jerusalem mourned for Josi'ah. NIV 24 So they took him out of his chariot, put him in the other chariot he had and brought him to Jerusalem, where he died. He was buried in the tombs of his fathers, and all Judah and Jerusalem mourned for him. RSV 25 Jeremiah also uttered a lament for Josi'ah; and all the singing men and singing women have spoken of Josi'ah in their laments to this day. They made these an ordinance in Israel; behold, they are written in the Laments. NIV 25 Jeremiah composed laments for Josiah, and to this day all the men and women singers commemorate Josiah in the laments. These became a tradition in Israel and are written in the Laments. RSV 26 Now the rest of the acts of Josi'ah, and his good deeds according to what is written in the law of the LORD, NIV 26 The other events of Josiah's reign and his acts of devotion, according to what is written in the Law of the LORD-- RSV 27 and his acts, first and last, behold, they are written in the Book of the Kings of Israel and Judah. NIV 27 all the events, from beginning to end, are written in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah.