And Jehoiada made a covenant between himself and all the people and the king that they should be the Lord's people.
Then all the people went to the house of Baal and tore it down; his altars and his images they broke in pieces, v and they killed Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars.
And Jehoiada posted watchmen for the house of the Lord under the direction of w the Levitical priests and the Levites x whom David had organized to be in charge of the house of the Lord, to offer burnt offerings to the Lord, y as it is written in the Law of Moses, with rejoicing and with singing, z according to the order of David.
He stationed a the gatekeepers at the gates of the house of the Lord so that no one should enter who was in any way unclean.
And he took the captains, the nobles, the governors of the people, and all the people of the land, and they brought the king down from the house of the Lord, marching b through the upper gate to the king's house. And they set the king on the royal throne.
So all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was quiet after Athaliah had been put to death with the sword.
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But you shall kill him. Your hand shall be first against him to put him to death, and afterward the hand of all the people.
2 Chronicles 5:5
And they brought up the ark, the tent of meeting, and all the holy vessels that were in the tent; the Levitical priests brought them up.
2 Chronicles 30:27
Then the priests and the Levites arose and blessed the people, and their voice was heard, and their prayer came to his holy habitation in heaven.
1 Chronicles 23:6
And David organized them in divisions corresponding to the sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.
1 Chronicles 23:30 - 31
And they were to stand every morning, thanking and praising the Lord, and likewise at evening.
1 Chronicles 24:1
The divisions of the sons of Aaron were these. The sons of Aaron: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.
"Command the people of Israel and say to them, 'My offering, my food for my food offerings, my pleasing aroma, you shall be careful to offer to me at its appointed time.'
1 Chronicles 25:2
Of the sons of Asaph: Zaccur, Joseph, Nethaniah, and Asharelah, sons of Asaph, under the direction of Asaph, who prophesied under the direction of the king.
1 Chronicles 26:1 - 19
As for the divisions of the gatekeepers: of the Korahites, Meshelemiah the son of Kore, of the sons of Asaph.
2 Kings 11:19
And he took the captains, the Carites, the guards, and all the people of the land, and they brought the king down from the house of the Lord, marching through the gate of the guards to the king's house. And he took his seat on the throne of the kings.
2 Kings 15:35
Nevertheless, the high places were not removed. The people still sacrificed and made offerings on the high places. He built the upper gate of the house of the Lord.