2 Kings 23:4
23:4 The king ordered Hilkiah the high priest, the high-ranking priests,8 and the guards9 to bring out of the Lord’s temple all the items that were used in the worship of10 Baal, Asherah, and all the stars of the sky.11 The king12 burned them outside of Jerusalem in the terraces13 of Kidron, and carried their ashes to Bethel.14
tn Heb “the priests of the second [rank],” that is, those ranked just beneath Hilkiah.
tn Or “doorkeepers.”
tn Heb “for.”
tn Heb “he”; the referent (the king) has been specified in the translation for clarity.