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12 In Judah God moved the people to unite[a] and carry out the edict of the king and the officers in keeping with the Lord’s message. 13 A huge crowd assembled in Jerusalem to observe the Feast of Unleavened Bread in the second month.[b] 14 They removed the altars in Jerusalem; they also removed all the incense altars and threw them into the Kidron Valley.[c]

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  1. 2 Chronicles 30:12 tn Heb “the hand of God was [such as] to give them one heart.”
  2. 2 Chronicles 30:13 tn The Hebrew text adds here, “a very large assembly.” This has not been translated to avoid redundancy with the expression “a huge crowd” at the beginning of the verse.
  3. 2 Chronicles 30:14 tn Heb “and they arose and removed the altars which were in Jerusalem, and all the incense altars they removed and threw into the Kidron Valley.”