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Questions involving King Josiah of Judah, who reigned for 31 years, from 641/640 to 610/609 BCE. His reign in Jerusalem is discussed in 2 Kings 22–23 and 2 Chronicles 34–35.

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Did King Josiah engage in Human Sacrifice? (2 Kings 23)

"The altar which was at Bethel, the high place built by Jeroboam, son of Nebat, who caused Israel to sin—this same altar and high place he tore down and burned, grinding the high place to powder ...
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Why judgement during Josiah's reign?

Why does God send judgment Words during the reign of Josiah through Zephaniah, seeing that he was bringing about reformations?
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Why did Judah resist Jeremiah as a prophet but accept the reformations led by Josiah?

Why did Kingdom of Judah resist Jeremiah as a prophet for 40 year but accept the reformation led by Josiah? Why does God acknowledge his reign as godly though the people eventually were led into ...
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Is 2 Kings 23:25 intended to be literal, King Josiah even better than King David?

With regards to this statement about Josiah: Before him there was no king alike him who turned to the LORD with all his heart and with all his soul and with all his might, according to all the law ...
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Where, and how, did Josiah die?

The death of Josiah is reported differently in 2 Kings and 2 Chronicles. The Kings account is brief: [WEB] 2 Kings 23 : 29 In his days Pharaoh Necoh king of Egypt went up against the king of ...
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