Now in the eighteenth year of his reign, when he had purged the land, and the house, he sent Shaphan the son of Azaliah, and Maaseiah the governor of the city, and Joah the son of Joahaz the recorder, to repair the house of the LORD his God.
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With zeal immense, Josiah,
Himself a prince, acted in such a way
As no one before or after him had ever done!—Idols he
Dethroned; destroyed unhallowed temples; burned
With fire priests on their altars; all the bones
Of false prophets were dug up; the altars burned,
The carcasses to be consumed did serve
For fuel! - "Five Books in Reply to Marcion 3.184–191"