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also to Ephraim and Manasseh, that they should come to the house of the
LORD at Jerusalem, to keep the passover unto the LORD God of Israel.
CH2 30:2 For the king had taken counsel, and his princes, and all the
congregation in Jerusalem, to keep the passover in the second month.
CH2 30:3 For they could not keep it at that time, because the priests
had not sanctified themselves sufficiently, neither had the people
gathered themselves together to Jerusalem.
CH2 30:4 And the thing pleased the king and all the congregation.
CH2 30:5 So they established a decree to make proclamation throughout
all Israel, from Beersheba even to Dan, that they should come to keep
the passover unto the LORD God of Israel at Jerusalem: for they had not
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