2 Chronicles 34:16
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New International Version
Then Shaphan took the book to the king and reported to him: "Your officials are doing everything that has been committed to them.

King James Bible
And Shaphan carried the book to the king, and brought the king word back again, saying, All that was committed to thy servants, they do it.

Darby Bible Translation
And Shaphan carried the book to the king. And moreover he brought the king word again saying, All that was committed to the hand of thy servants, they do;

World English Bible
Shaphan carried the book to the king, and moreover brought back word to the king, saying, "All that was committed to your servants, they are doing.

Young's Literal Translation
and Shaphan bringeth in the book unto the king, and bringeth the king back word again, saying, 'All that hath been given into the hand of thy servants they are doing,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Found a book of the law - See on 2 Kings 22:8 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Shaphan

2 Kings 22:9,10 And Shaphan the scribe came to the king, and brought the king word again, and said...

Jeremiah 36:20,21 And they went in to the king into the court, but they laid up the roll in the chamber of Elishama the scribe...

thy servants [heb] the hand of thy servants

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Josiah
'Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem one and thirty years. 2. And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, and walked in the ways of David his father, and declined neither to the right hand, nor to the left. 3. For in the eighth year of his reign, while he was yet young, he began to seek after the God of David his father: and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem from the high places, and the groves, and the carved images,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Book of the Law
The silent yet powerful influences set in operation by the messages of the prophets regarding the Babylonian Captivity did much to prepare the way for a reformation that took place in the eighteenth year of Josiah's reign. This reform movement, by which threatened judgments were averted for a season, was brought about in a wholly unexpected manner through the discovery and study of a portion of Holy Scripture that for many years had been strangely misplaced and lost. Nearly a century before, during
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
2 Chronicles 34:15
Hilkiah said to Shaphan the secretary, "I have found the Book of the Law in the temple of the LORD." He gave it to Shaphan.

2 Chronicles 34:17
They have paid out the money that was in the temple of the LORD and have entrusted it to the supervisors and workers."

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