And let themdeliver it into the hand of the doers of the work, thathave the oversight of the house of the LORD: and let themgive it to the doers of the workwhich is in the house of the LORD, to repair the breaches of the house,
And Shaphan the scribecame to the king, and brought the kingwordagain, and said, Thy servantshavegathered the moneythat was found in the house, and havedelivered it into the hand of themthat do the work, thathave the oversight of the house of the LORD.
Go ye, enquire of the LORD for me, and for the people, and for all Judah, concerning the words of thisbookthat is found: for great is the wrath of the LORDthat is kindledagainst us, because our fathershave not hearkenedunto the words of thisbook, to do accordingunto all thatwhich is writtenconcerning us.
So Hilkiah the priest, and Ahikam, and Achbor, and Shaphan, and Asahiah, wentuntoHuldah the prophetess, the wife of Shallum the son of Tikvah, the son of Harhas, keeper of the wardrobe; (now she dwelt in Jerusalem in the college;) and theycommunedwith her.
Becausetheyhaveforsaken me, and haveburnedincenseuntoothergods, thattheymightprovoke me to angerwith all the works of theirhands; therefore my wrathshall be kindledagainstthisplace, and shall not be quenched.
Becausethineheart was tender, and thouhasthumbledthyselfbefore the LORD, whenthouheardestwhat I spakeagainstthisplace, and against the inhabitantsthereof, thattheyshouldbecome a desolation and a curse, and hastrent thy clothes, and weptbefore me; I alsohaveheardthee, saith the LORD.
Beholdtherefore, I willgathertheeunto thy fathers, and thoushalt be gatheredinto thy grave in peace; and thineeyesshall not see all the evilwhich I willbringuponthisplace. And theybrought the kingwordagain.