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20 Then King Hezekiah rose early, gathered the rulers of the city, and went up to the house of the Lord. 21 And they brought seven bulls, seven rams, seven lambs, and seven male goats for a ssin offering for the kingdom, for the sanctuary, and for Judah. Then he commanded the priests, the sons of Aaron, to offer them on the altar of the Lord. 22 So they killed the bulls, and the priests received the blood and tsprinkled it on the altar. Likewise they killed the rams and sprinkled the blood on the altar. They also killed the lambs and sprinkled the blood on the altar. 23 Then they brought out the male goats for the sin offering before the king and the assembly, and they laid their uhands on them. 24 And the priests killed them; and they presented their blood on the altar as a sin offering vto make an atonement for all Israel, for the king commanded that the burnt offering and the sin offering be made for all Israel.
25 wAnd he stationed the Levites in the house of the Lord with cymbals, with stringed instruments, and with harps, xaccording to the commandment of David, of yGad the king’s seer, and of Nathan the prophet; zfor thus was the commandment of the Lord by his prophets. 26 The Levites stood with the instruments aof David, and the priests with bthe trumpets. 27 Then Hezekiah commanded them to offer the burnt offering on the altar. And when the burnt offering began, cthe song of the Lord also began, with the trumpets and with the instruments of David king of Israel. 28 So all the assembly worshiped, the singers sang, and the trumpeters sounded; all this continued until the burnt offering was finished. 29 And when they had finished offering, dthe king and all who were present with him bowed and worshiped. 30 Moreover King Hezekiah and the leaders commanded the Levites to sing praise to the Lord with the words of David and of Asaph the seer. So they sang praises with gladness, and they bowed their heads and worshiped.
31 Then Hezekiah answered and said, “Now that you have consecrated yourselves to the Lord, come near, and bring sacrifices and ethank offerings into the house of the Lord.” So the assembly brought in sacrifices and thank offerings, and as many as were of a fwilling heart brought burnt offerings. 32 And the number of the burnt offerings which the assembly brought was seventy bulls, one hundred rams, and two hundred lambs; all these were for a burnt offering to the Lord. 33 The consecrated things were six hundred bulls and three thousand sheep. 34 But the priests were too few, so that they could not skin all the burnt offerings; therefore gtheir brethren the Levites helped them until the work was ended and until the other priests had 7sanctified themselves, hfor the Levites were imore diligent in jsanctifying themselves than the priests. 35 Also the burnt offerings were in abundance, with kthe fat of the peace offerings and with lthe drink offerings for every burnt offering.
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