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2 Chronicles 34:14-20

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34:14 When they took out the silver that had been brought to the Lord’s temple, Hilkiah the priest found the law scroll the Lord had given to Moses. 34:15 Hilkiah informed Shaphan the scribe, “I found the law scroll in the Lord’s temple.” Hilkiah gave the scroll to Shaphan. 34:16 Shaphan brought the scroll to the king and reported, 1  “Your servants are doing everything assigned to them. 34:17 They melted down the silver in the Lord’s temple 2  and handed it over to the supervisors of the construction foremen.” 34:18 Then Shaphan the scribe told the king, “Hilkiah the priest has given me a scroll.” Shaphan read it out loud before the king. 34:19 When the king heard the words of the law scroll, he tore his clothes. 34:20 The king ordered Hilkiah, Ahikam son of Shaphan, Abdon son of Micah, 3  Shaphan the scribe, and Asaiah the king’s servant,

1 tn Heb “returned still the king a word, saying.”

2 tn Heb “that was found in the house of the Lord.”

3 tn The parallel account in 2 Kgs 22:12 has the variant spelling “Acbor son of Micaiah.”



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