2 Chronicles 35:2

2 He appointed the priests to their duties and encouraged them in the service of the LORD’s temple.

2 Chronicles 35:2 in Other Translations

KJV
2 And he set the priests in their charges, and encouraged them to the service of the house of the LORD,
ESV
2 He appointed the priests to their offices and encouraged them in the service of the house of the LORD.
NLT
2 Josiah also assigned the priests to their duties and encouraged them in their work at the Temple of the LORD .
MSG
2 He gave the priests detailed instructions and encouraged them in the work of leading worship in The Temple of God.
CSB
2 He appointed the priests to their responsibilities and encouraged them to serve in the Lord's temple.

2 Chronicles 35:2 In-Context

1 Josiah celebrated the Passover to the LORD in Jerusalem, and the Passover lamb was slaughtered on the fourteenth day of the first month.
2 He appointed the priests to their duties and encouraged them in the service of the LORD’s temple.
3 He said to the Levites, who instructed all Israel and who had been consecrated to the LORD: “Put the sacred ark in the temple that Solomon son of David king of Israel built. It is not to be carried about on your shoulders. Now serve the LORD your God and his people Israel.
4 Prepare yourselves by families in your divisions, according to the instructions written by David king of Israel and by his son Solomon.
5 “Stand in the holy place with a group of Levites for each subdivision of the families of your fellow Israelites, the lay people.
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