And they put it
The king's ministers did:
in the hand of the workmen that had the oversight of the house of the
whose business it was to inspect the temple, and see what repairs were necessary, and to overlook the workmen in making those repairs; the names of these overseers are in ( 2 Chronicles 34:12 ) ,
and they gave it to the workmen that wrought in the house of the Lord,
to repair and mend the house;
that is, the overseers gave the money they received to the labourers, as the hire of their labour, and the reward of their work, and to buy materials with, as follows.