2 Chronicles 19:1-11, NLT
2 Chronicles 19
Jehoshaphat Appoints Judges
1When King Jehoshaphat of Judah arrived safely home in Jerusalem,
4Jehoshaphat lived in Jerusalem, but he went out among the people, traveling from Beersheba to the hill country of Ephraim, encouraging the people to return to the Lord, the God of their ancestors.
8In Jerusalem, Jehoshaphat appointed some of the Levites and priests and clan leaders in Israel to serve as judges*19:8 As in Greek version; the meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain. for cases involving the Lord’s regulations and for civil disputes.
11“Amariah the high priest will have final say in all cases involving the Lord. Zebadiah son of Ishmael, a leader from the tribe of Judah, will have final say in all civil cases. The Levites will assist you in making sure that justice is served. Take courage as you fulfill your duties, and may the Lord be with those who do what is right.”