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8:11 Jaazaniah the son of Shaphan. Shaphan had been instrumental in Josiah’s reform (2 Kin. 22:3–14; 2 Chr. 34:8, 15–20). Burning incense in the temple precincts was a rite reserved for the priests (Ex. 30:1–10; Num. 16:40; 18:1–7; 2 Chr. 26:16–21).