2 Kgs 23:16

23:16 tombs. These tombs belonged to the Bethel priests appointed by Jeroboam I (1 Kin. 12:31, 32; 13:2).

according to the word of the Lord. See the prophecy of 1 Kin. 13:2, 32 and the story of which it is a part (1 Kin. 13).