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 2 Chronicles 35:1 - 19
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   Book of 2 Chronicles
   Chapter 35
35:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Josiah celebrated the Passover to the LORD in Jerusalem, and the Passover lamb was slaughtered on the fourteenth day of the first month.
 
35:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He appointed the priests to their duties and encouraged them in the service of the LORD's temple.
 
35:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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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.
 
35:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Prepare yourselves by families in your divisions, according to the directions written by David king of Israel and by his son Solomon.
 
35:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"Stand in the holy place with a group of Levites for each subdivision of the families of your fellow countrymen, the lay people.
 
35:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Slaughter the Passover lambs, consecrate yourselves and prepare [the lambs] for your fellow countrymen, doing what the LORD commanded through Moses."
 
35:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Josiah provided for all the lay people who were there a total of thirty thousand sheep and goats for the Passover offerings, and also three thousand cattle - all from the king's own possessions.
 
35:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
His officials also contributed voluntarily to the people and the priests and Levites. Hilkiah, Zechariah and Jehiel, the administrators of God's temple, gave the priests twenty-six hundred Passover offerings and three hundred cattle.
 
35:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Also Conaniah along with Shemaiah and Nethanel, his brothers, and Hashabiah, Jeiel and Jozabad, the leaders of the Levites, provided five thousand Passover offerings and five hundred head of cattle for the Levites.
 
35:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The service was arranged and the priests stood in their places with the Levites in their divisions as the king had ordered.
 
35:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The Passover lambs were slaughtered, and the priests sprinkled the blood handed to them, while the Levites skinned the animals.
 
35:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
They set aside the burnt offerings to give them to the subdivisions of the families of the people to offer to the LORD, as is written in the Book of Moses. They did the same with the cattle.
 
35:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They roasted the Passover animals over the fire as prescribed, and boiled the holy offerings in pots, caldrons and pans and served them quickly to all the people.
 
35:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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After this, they made preparations for themselves and for the priests, because the priests, the descendants of Aaron, were sacrificing the burnt offerings and the fat portions until nightfall. So the Levites made preparations for themselves and for the Aaronic priests.
 
35:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The musicians, the descendants of Asaph, were in the places prescribed by David, Asaph, Heman and Jeduthun the king's seer. The gatekeepers at each gate did not need to leave their posts, because their fellow Levites made the preparations for them.
 
35:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So at that time the entire service of the LORD was carried out for the celebration of the Passover and the offering of burnt offerings on the altar of the LORD, as King Josiah had ordered.
 
35:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The Israelites who were present celebrated the Passover at that time and observed the Feast of Unleavened Bread for seven days.
 
35:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The Passover had not been observed like this in Israel since the days of the prophet Samuel; and none of the kings of Israel had ever celebrated such a Passover as did Josiah, with the priests, the Levites and all Judah and Israel who were there with the people of Jerusalem.
 
35:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
This Passover was celebrated in the eighteenth year of Josiah's reign.
 
 

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