2 Chronicles 34:1
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New International Version
Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem thirty-one years.

New Living Translation
Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem thirty-one years.

English Standard Version
Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem.

New American Standard Bible
Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem.

King James Bible
Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem one and thirty years.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Josiah was eight years old when he became king and reigned 31 years in Jerusalem.

International Standard Version
Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned for 31 years in Jerusalem.

NET Bible
Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned for thirty-one years in Jerusalem.

New Heart English Bible
Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign; and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Josiah was 8 years old when he began to rule, and he was king for 31 years in Jerusalem.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign; and he reigned thirty and one years in Jerusalem.

New American Standard 1977
Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem thirty-one years.

King James 2000 Bible
Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem one and thirty years.

American King James Version
Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem one and thirty years.

American Standard Version
Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign; and he reigned thirty and one years in Jerusalem.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Josias was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned one and thirty years in Jerusalem.

Darby Bible Translation
Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign; and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem.

English Revised Version
Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign; and he reigned thirty and one years in Jerusalem.

Webster's Bible Translation
Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem one and thirty years.

World English Bible
Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign; and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem.

Young's Literal Translation
A son of eight years is Josiah in his reigning, and thirty and one years he hath reigned in Jerusalem,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
34:1-33 Josiah's good reign in Judah. - As the years of infancy cannot be useful to our fellow-creatures, our earliest youth should be dedicated to God, that we may not waste any of the remaining short space of life. Happy and wise are those who seek the Lord and prepare for usefulness at an early age, when others are pursuing sinful pleasures, contracting bad habits, and forming ruinous connexions. Who can express the anguish prevented by early piety, and its blessed effects? Diligent self-examination and watchfulness will convince us of the deceitfulness and wickedness of our own hearts, and the sinfulness of our lives. We are here encouraged to humble ourselves before God, and to seek unto him, as Josiah did. And believers are here taught, not to fear death, but to welcome it, when it takes them away from the evil to come. Nothing hastens the ruin of a people, nor ripens them for it, more than their disregard of the attempts made for their reformation. Be not deceived, God is not mocked. The current and tide of affections only turns at the command of Him who raises up those that are dead in trespasses and sins. We behold peculiar loveliness, in the grace the Lord bestows on those, who in tender years seek to know and to love the Saviour. Hath Jesus, the Day-spring from on high, visited you? Can you trace your knowledge of this light and life of man, like Josiah, from your youth? Oh the unspeakable happiness of becoming acquainted with Jesus from our earliest years!
Study Bible
Josiah's Good Reign in Judah
1Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem. 2He did right in the sight of the LORD, and walked in the ways of his father David and did not turn aside to the right or to the left.…
Cross References
2 Kings 22:1
Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Jedidah the daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath.

2 Kings 22:2
He did right in the sight of the LORD and walked in all the way of his father David, nor did he turn aside to the right or to the left.

2 Chronicles 33:25
But the people of the land killed all the conspirators against King Amon, and the people of the land made Josiah his son king in his place.

Jeremiah 1:2
to whom the word of the LORD came in the days of Josiah the son of Amon, king of Judah, in the thirteenth year of his reign.

Jeremiah 3:6
Then the LORD said to me in the days of Josiah the king, "Have you seen what faithless Israel did? She went up on every high hill and under every green tree, and she was a harlot there.

Jeremiah 25:3
"From the thirteenth year of Josiah the son of Amon, king of Judah, even to this day, these twenty-three years the word of the LORD has come to me, and I have spoken to you again and again, but you have not listened.

Zephaniah 1:1
The word of the LORD which came to Zephaniah son of Cushi, son of Gedaliah, son of Amariah, son of Hezekiah, in the days of Josiah son of Amon, king of Judah:
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Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem one and thirty years.

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