Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then he burned the bones of the priests on their altars and purged Judah and Jerusalem.

King James Version

And he burnt the bones of the priests upon their altars, and cleansed Judah and Jerusalem.

Holman Bible

He burned the bones of the priests on their altars. So he cleansed Judah and Jerusalem.

International Standard Version

He burned the bones of the priests on their altars, thus purging Judah and Jerusalem.

A Conservative Version

And he burnt the bones of the priests upon their altars, and purged Judah and Jerusalem.

American Standard Version

And he burnt the bones of the priests upon their altars, and purged Judah and Jerusalem.

Amplified

Josiah burned the bones of the [idolatrous] priests upon their altars, and so cleansed Judah and Jerusalem.

Bible in Basic English

And he had the bones of the priests burned on their altars, and so he made Judah and Jerusalem clean.

Darby Translation

and he burned the bones of the priests upon their altars, and purged Judah and Jerusalem.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he burnt the bones of the priests upon their altars and cleansed Judah and Jerusalem.

Julia Smith Translation

And he burnt the bones of the priests upon their altars, and he will cleanse Judah and Jerusalem.

King James 2000

And he burnt the bones of the priests upon their altars, and cleansed Judah and Jerusalem.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he burned the bones of the priests on the altars and cleansed Judah and Jerusalem.

Modern King James verseion

And he burned the bones of the priests on their altars and cleansed Judah and Jerusalem.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he burnt the bones of the priests upon the altars, and cleansed Judah and Jerusalem.

NET Bible

He burned the bones of the pagan priests on their altars; he purified Judah and Jerusalem.

New Heart English Bible

He burnt the bones of the priests on their altars, and purged Judah and Jerusalem.

The Emphasized Bible

And, the bones of the priests, burned he upon their altars, - and so purified Judah and Jerusalem:

Webster

And he burnt the bones of the priests upon their altars, and cleansed Judah and Jerusalem.

World English Bible

He burnt the bones of the priests on their altars, and purged Judah and Jerusalem.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the bones of the priests he hath burnt on their altars, and cleanseth Judah and Jerusalem,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he burnt
שׂרף 
Saraph 
Usage: 117

the bones
עצם 
`etsem 
Usage: 126

of the priests
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401

and cleansed
טהר 
Taher 
Usage: 94

יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Josiah's Reform

4 They tore down the altars of the Baals in his presence, and the incense altars that were high above them he chopped down; also the Asherim, the carved images and the molten images he broke in pieces and ground to powder and scattered it on the graves of those who had sacrificed to them. 5 Then he burned the bones of the priests on their altars and purged Judah and Jerusalem. 6 In the cities of Manasseh, Ephraim, Simeon, even as far as Naphtali, in their surrounding ruins,



Cross References

1 Kings 13:2

He cried against the altar by the word of the LORD, and said, "O altar, altar, thus says the LORD, 'Behold, a son shall be born to the house of David, Josiah by name; and on you he shall sacrifice the priests of the high places who burn incense on you, and human bones shall be burned on you.'"

Numbers 35:33

'So you shall not pollute the land in which you are; for blood pollutes the land and no expiation can be made for the land for the blood that is shed on it, except by the blood of him who shed it.

2 Kings 23:16

Now when Josiah turned, he saw the graves that were there on the mountain, and he sent and took the bones from the graves and burned them on the altar and defiled it according to the word of the LORD which the man of God proclaimed, who proclaimed these things.

2 Kings 23:20

All the priests of the high places who were there he slaughtered on the altars and burned human bones on them; then he returned to Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 34:7

he also tore down the altars and beat the Asherim and the carved images into powder, and chopped down all the incense altars throughout the land of Israel. Then he returned to Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 3:10

"Yet in spite of all this her treacherous sister Judah did not return to Me with all her heart, but rather in deception," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 4:14

Wash your heart from evil, O Jerusalem, That you may be saved. How long will your wicked thoughts Lodge within you?

Jeremiah 8:1-2

"At that time," declares the LORD, "they will bring out the bones of the kings of Judah and the bones of its princes, and the bones of the priests and the bones of the prophets, and the bones of the inhabitants of Jerusalem from their graves.

Ezekiel 22:24

"Son of man, say to her, 'You are a land that is not cleansed or rained on in the day of indignation.'

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