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19 Now Josiah also took away all the [a]shrines of the [b]high places that were (A)in the cities of Samaria, which the kings of Israel had made to provoke [c]the Lord to anger; and he did to them according to all the deeds he had done in Bethel. 20 (B)He (C)executed all the priests of the [d]high places who were there, on the altars, and (D)burned men’s bones on them; and he returned to Jerusalem.

21 Then the king commanded all the people, saying, (E)“Keep the Passover to the Lord your God, (F)as it is written in this Book of the Covenant.”

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 23:19 Lit. houses
  2. 2 Kings 23:19 Places for pagan worship
  3. 2 Kings 23:19 So with LXX, Syr., Vg.; MT, Tg. omit the Lord
  4. 2 Kings 23:20 Places for pagan worship

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