The Book of 2 Chronicles Chapter 31 – New King James Version (NKJV) – Audio Bible

Chapter 31 Now when all this was finished all Israel who were present went out to the Cities of Judah and broke the sacred Pillars in pieces cut down the wooden Images and threw down the high places And the altars from all Judah Benjamin Ephraim and Manasseh until they had Utterly destroyed them all Then all the children of Israel returned To their own cities every man to his Possession And Hezekiah appointed the divisions of The priests and the Levites according to Their divisions each man according to His service the priests and Levites for Burnt offerings and peace offerings to Serve to give thanks and to praise in The gates of the camp of the Lord The king also appointed a portion of his Possessions for the burnt offerings For the morning and evening burnt Offerings the burnt offerings for the Sabbaths and the new moons and the set Feasts as it is written in the law of The Lord Moreover he commanded the people who Dwelt in Jerusalem to contribute support For the priests and the Levites that They might devote themselves to the law Of the Lord As soon as the Commandment was Circulated The children of Israel brought in

Abundance the first fruits of grain and Wine oil and honey and of all the Produce of the field And they brought in abundantly the tithe Of everything And the children of Israel and Judah who Dwelt in the cities of Judah brought the Tithe of oxen and sheep Also the tithe of holy things which were Consecrated to the Lord their God they Laid in heaps In the third month they began laying Them in heaps and they finished in the Seventh month And when Hezekiah and the leaders came And saw the heaps they blessed the Lord And His People Israel Then Hezekiah questioned the priests and The Levites concerning the heaps And Azariah the chief priest from the House of zadok answered him and said Since the people began to bring the Offerings into the house of the Lord we Have had enough to eat and have plenty Left For the Lord has blessed his people And what is left is this great abundance Now Hezekiah commanded them to prepare Rooms in the house of the Lord and they Prepared them Then they Faithfully brought in the Offerings the tithes and the dedicated Things Conanaya the levite had charge of them

And shimiai his brother was the next Jihail azaziah nahath asahil jeremoth Joseph And binaya were overseers under the hand Of conanaya and shimiyai his brother at The Commandment of Hezekiah the king and Azariah the ruler of the house of God Corey the son of imner the levite The Keeper of the East Gate Was over the Free Will offerings to God To distribute the offerings of the Lord And the most holy things And under him were Eden minyman Joshua Shamaya amariah and shekanaya his Faithful assistance in the cities of the Priests to distribute allotments to Their Brethren by divisions to the great As well as the small Besides those males from three years old And up who were written in the genealogy They distributed to everyone who entered The house of the Lord his daily portion For the work of his service by his Division and to the priests who were Written in the genealogy according to Their father's house And to the Levites from 20 years old and Up according to their work by their Divisions And to all who were written in the Genealogy their little ones and their Wives their sons and daughters the whole Company of them For in their faithfulness they

Sanctified themselves in holiness Also for the sons of Aaron the priests Who were in the fields of the common Lands of their cities in every single City there were men who were designated By name to distribute portions to all The males among the priests and to all Who were listed by genealogies among the Levites Thus Hezekiah did throughout all Judah And he did what was good and right and True before the Lord his God And in every work that he began in the Service of the house of God in the law And in the Commandment to seek his God He did it with all his heart So he prospered

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