Josiah Renews the Covenant

1 Then the king called together all the elders of Judah and Jerusalem.

Read 2 Kings 23:1 Using Other Translations

And the king sent, and they gathered unto him all the elders of Judah and of Jerusalem.
Then the king sent, and all the elders of Judah and Jerusalem were gathered to him.
Then the king summoned all the elders of Judah and Jerusalem.