And Jehoashsaid to the priests, All the money of the dedicatedthingsthat is broughtinto the house of the LORD, even the money of every one thatpasseth the account, the moneythatevery man is set at, and all the moneythatcomethinto any man’sheart to bringinto the house of the LORD,
ThenkingJehoashcalled for Jehoiada the priest, and the otherpriests, and saiduntothem, Why repair ye not the breaches of the house? now thereforereceive no moremoney of youracquaintance, but deliver it for the breaches of the house.
But Jehoiada the priesttook a chest, and bored a hole in the lid of it, and set it beside the altar, on the rightside as one comethinto the house of the LORD: and the prieststhatkept the door put therein all the moneythat was broughtinto the house of the LORD.
And theygave the money, beingtold, into the hands of themthat did the work, that had the oversight of the house of the LORD: and theylaid it out to the carpenters and builders, thatwroughtupon the house of the LORD,
And Jehoashking of Judahtook all the hallowedthingsthatJehoshaphat, and Jehoram, and Ahaziah, his fathers, kings of Judah, had dedicated, and his own hallowedthings, and all the goldthat was found in the treasures of the house of the LORD, and in the king’shouse, and sent it to Hazaelking of Syria: and he wentawayfromJerusalem.
For Jozachar the son of Shimeath, and Jehozabad the son of Shomer, his servants, smote him, and he died; and theyburied him with his fathers in the city of David: and Amaziah his son reigned in his stead.