2 Chr 30:2

30:2 king . . . princes . . . all the assembly. Hezekiah followed the good example of David (1 Chr. 13:1).

the second month. Normally, the Unleavened Bread and Passover feasts were to be observed in the first month (Ex. 12:2, 6; Deut. 16:1–8; cf. 2 Chr. 35:1). However, exceptions were made for those who were traveling or were unclean (Num. 9:9–13). Hezekiah applied the exception generously to the entire nation (v. 3).