2 Chronicles 35:3

3 And he said to the Levites 1who taught all Israel and who were holy to the LORD, "Put the holy ark in the house that Solomon the son of David, king of Israel, built. You need not carry it on your shoulders. Now serve the LORD your God and his people Israel.

2 Chronicles 35:3 In-Context

1 Josiah kept a Passover to the LORD in Jerusalem. And they slaughtered the Passover lamb on the fourteenth day of the first month.
2 He appointed the priests to their offices and encouraged them in the service of the house of the LORD.
3 And he said to the Levites who taught all Israel and who were holy to the LORD, "Put the holy ark in the house that Solomon the son of David, king of Israel, built. You need not carry it on your shoulders. Now serve the LORD your God and his people Israel.
4 Prepare yourselves according to your fathers' houses by your divisions, as prescribed in the writing of David king of Israel and the document of Solomon his son.
5 And stand in the Holy Place according to the groupings of the fathers' houses of your brothers the lay people, and according to the division of the Levites by fathers' household.

Cross References 1

  • 1. 2 Chronicles 17:9; Nehemiah 8:7, 9; [2 Chronicles 15:3; 2 Chronicles 30:22; Leviticus 10:11; Deuteronomy 33:10; Ezra 7:10; Malachi 2:7]
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