Huldah was an incredible woman of God. She had a great reputation in ancient Israel, which made her the perfect woman for the job. When Josiah was in the midst of a great spiritual and moral crises, Huldah is the single person to whom he turned. Huldah she was known for speaking the truth of God and not compromising for anyone. Her obedience to God to speak the prophecy to the king changed the course of a nation.
This book is a repetition of very much both of the history and of the laws contained in the three foregoing books, which repetition Moses delivered to Israel (both by word of mouth, that it might affect, and by writing, that it might abide) a little before his death.