These men called together their fellow Levites, and they all purified themselves. Then they began to cleanse the Temple of the LORD, just as the king had commanded. They were careful to follow all the LORD ’s instructions in their work.
And they gathered their brethren, and sanctified
&c.] As they were bid, see ( 2 Chronicles
29:5 ) , and came, according to the commandment of the
king, by the word of the Lord, to cleanse the house of the Lord;
for this, which the king commanded, was by the Lord, and they
came to do this work, in obedience to both.