2Ch:23:7: And the Levites shall compass the king round about, every man with his weapons in his hand; and whosoever else cometh into the house, he shall be put to death: but be ye with the king when he cometh in, and when he goeth out.
2Ch:23:8: So the Levites and all Judah did according to all things that Jehoiada the priest had commanded, and took every man his men that were to come in on the sabbath, with them that were to go out on the sabbath: for Jehoiada the priest dismissed not the courses.
2Ch:23:9: Moreover Jehoiada the priest delivered to the captains of hundreds spears, and bucklers, and shields, that had been king Davidís, which were in the house of God.
2Ch:23:10: And he set all the people, every man having his weapon in his hand, from the right side of the temple to the left side of the temple, along by the altar and the temple, by the king round about.
2Ch:23:11: Then they brought out the kingís son, and put upon him the crown, and gave him the testimony, and made him king. And Jehoiada and his sons anointed him, and said, God save the king.
2Ch:23:12: Now when Athaliah heard the noise of the people running and praising the king, she came to the people into the house of the LORD:
2Ch:23:13: And she looked, and, behold, the king stood at his pillar at the entering in, and the princes and the trumpets by the king: and all the people of the land rejoiced, and sounded with trumpets, also the singers with instruments of musick, and such as taught to sing praise. Then Athaliah rent her clothes, and said, Treason, Treason.
2Ch:23:14: Then Jehoiada the priest brought out the captains of hundreds that were set over the host, and said unto them, Have her forth of the ranges: and whoso followeth her, let him be slain with the sword. For the priest said, Slay her not in the house of the LORD.
2Ch:23:15: So they laid hands on her; and when she was come to the entering of the horse gate by the kingís house, they slew her there.
2Ch:23:16: And Jehoiada made a covenant between him, and between all the people, and between the king, that they should be the LORDís people.
2Ch:23:17: Then all the people went to the house of Baal, and brake it down, and brake his altars and his images in pieces, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars.
2Ch:23:18: Also Jehoiada appointed the offices of the house of the LORD by the hand of the priests the Levites, whom David had distributed in the house of the LORD, to offer the burnt offerings of the LORD, as it is written in the law of Moses, with rejoicing and with singing, as it was ordained by David.
2Ch:23:19: And he set the porters at the gates of the house of the LORD, that none which was unclean in any thing should enter in.
2Ch:23:20: And he took the captains of hundreds, and the nobles, and the governors of the people, and all the people of the land, and brought down the king from the house of the LORD: and they came through the high gate into the kingís house, and set the king upon the throne of the kingdom.
2Ch:23:21: And all the people of the land rejoiced: and the city was quiet, after that they had slain Athaliah with the sword.
2Ch:24:1: Joash was seven years old when he began to reign, and he reigned forty years in Jerusalem. His motherís name also was Zibiah of Beer-sheba.
2Ch:24:2: And Joash did that which was right in the sight of the LORD all the days of Jehoiada the priest.
2Ch:24:3: And Jehoiada took for him two wives; and he begat sons and daughters.
2Ch:24:4: And it came to pass after this, that Joash was minded to repair the house of the LORD.
2Ch:24:5: And he gathered together the priests and the Levites, and said to them, Go out unto the cities of Judah, and gather of all Israel money to repair the house of your God from year to year, and see that ye hasten the matter. Howbeit the Levites hastened it not.
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