28 Now the rest of the acts of Josiah, and all that he did, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah? 29 qIn his days Pharaoh Necho king of Egypt went 8to the aid of the king of Assyria, to the River Euphrates; and King Josiah went against him. And Pharaoh Necho killed him at rMegiddo when he sconfronted him. 30 tThen his servants moved his body in a chariot from Megiddo, brought him to Jerusalem, and buried him in his own tomb. And uthe people of the land took Jehoahaz the son of Josiah, anointed him, and made him king in his father’s place.
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