|2nd Kings 21|
King James Bible
And let them deliver4 it into the hand of the doers6 of the work, that have the oversight94 of the house of the LORD: and let them give4 it to the doers6 of the work which [is] in the house of the LORD, to repair15 the breaches of the house,
And Shaphan the scribe6 came4 to the king, and brought the king word again,55 and said,4 Thy servants have gathered52 the money that was found12 in the house, and have delivered4 it into the hand of them that do6 the work, that have the oversight94 of the house of the LORD.
Go3 ye, enquire3 of the LORD for me, and for the people, and for all Judah, concerning the words of this book that is found:12 for great [is] the wrath of the LORD that is kindled8 against us, because our fathers have not hearkened1 unto the words of this book, to do2 according unto all that which is written7 concerning us.
So Hilkiah the priest, and Ahikam, and Achbor, and Shaphan, and Asahiah, went4 unto Huldah the prophetess, the wife of Shallum the son of Tikvah, the son of Harhas, keeper6 of the wardrobe; (now she dwelt6 in Jerusalem in the college;) and they communed17 with her.
Because they have forsaken1 me, and have burned incense17 unto other gods, that they might provoke me to anger53 with all the works of their hands; therefore my wrath shall be kindled8 against this place, and shall not be quenched.4
Because thine heart was tender,1 and thou hast humbled11 thyself before the LORD, when thou heardest2 what I spake14 against this place, and against the inhabitants6 thereof, that they should become a desolation and a curse, and hast rent4 thy clothes, and wept4 before me; I also have heard1 [thee], saith7 the LORD.
Behold therefore, I will gather6 thee unto thy fathers, and thou shalt be gathered8 into thy grave in peace; and thine eyes shall not see4 all the evil which I will bring56 upon this place. And they brought the king word again.55
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