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Jehu anointed king.


Joram and Ahaziah slain. 25 In the twelfth year of Joram, the B.C. 885. man his garmente and put it under him son of Ahab king of Israel, did Ahaziah,

on the top of the stairs, and blewo with the son of Jehoram king of Judah, begin a Mat. 21.7. trumpets, saying, Jehu B is king., to reign.

62 Sa. 15. 10.

14 So Jehú, the son of Jehoshaphat, the 26 s'wo and twenty years old was Aha- Breigneth. son of Nimshi, conspired against Joram. ziah when he began to reign, and he

(Now Joram 'had kept Ramoth-gilead, reigned one year in Jerusalem: and his

y Jehoram.

he and all Israel, because of Hazael king mother's name was Athaliah, the daugh- 8 or, grand- of Syria. ter of Omri king of Israel.

daughter, 15 But king y Joram was returned to be 27 And he walked in the way of the house

verse 18.

healed in Jezreel of the wounds c which of Ahab, and did evil in the sight of the cch.8.28, 29. the Syrians Shad given him, when he LORD, as did the house of Ahab: for he

Ś smote.

fought with Hazael king of Syria.) And was the son in law of the house of Ahab.

Jebu said, If it be your minds, then let 28 Andd he went with Joram the son n let no es

none go forth nor escape out of the city, of Ahab to the war against Hazael king of

caper go.

to go to tell it in Jezreel. Syria in Ramoth-gilead; and the Syrians « chap.9. 15. 16 So Jehu rode in a chariot, and went to wounded Joram.

e2 Sa. 18. 24. Jezreel; for Joram lay there. And Ahaziah 29 And king Joram went back to be heal- Is.21.6, &c. king of Judah was come down to see Joram. ed in Jezreel of the wounds which the Sy- O wherewith 17 And there stood a watchmane on rians had given him at « Ramah, when he

the Syri

the tower in Jezreel, and he spied the fought against Hazael king of Syria. And

ans had

company of Jehu as he came, and said, Ahaziah, the son of Jehoram king of Ju


I see a company. And Joram said, Také dah, wente down to see Joram the son of x called Ra- an horseman, and send to meet them, Ahab in Jezreel, because he was a sick. moth, and let him say, Is it peace ?

verse 28. 18 So there went one on horseback to meet CHAPTER IX. AND Elisha theh prophet called one

11 Sa. 16. 4. him, and said, Thus saith the king, Is it

17. 22. peace? And Jehu said, What hast thou to of the children of the prophets, and said 1 Ki. 2. 13. do with peace ? turn thee behind me. And unto him, Girdi up thy loins, and take chap. 9, 16. the watchman told, saying, The messenger this box of oil in thine hand, and go to wounded. came to them, but he cometh not again. Ramoth-gilead.

h 1 Ki. 20. 35. 19 Then he sent out a second on horse2 And when thou comest thither, look chap. 4.29. back, which came to them, and said,

Je. 1. 17. out there Jehu, the son of Jehoshaphat,

Thus saith the king, Is it peace? And the son of Nimshi, and go in, and make "chap. 8. 28. Jehu answered, What hast thou to do him arise up from among? his brethren,

Iverse 5, 11. with peace? turn thee behind me. and carry him to an u inner chamber :

f chamber in

20 And the watchman told, saying,

a chamber. 3 Thenm take the box of oil," and pour it

He came even unto them, and cometh on his head, and say, Thus saith the LORD, *1 Ki. 19. 16. not again : and the v driving

is like the I have anointed thee king over Israel.

driving of Jehu the son of Nimshi; for Then open the door, and flee, and tarry not.

vor, march

he driveth a furiously. 4 So the young man, even the young min madness. This chariot was made ready, And Joram


21 And Joram said, - Make ready. And man the prophet, went to Ramoth-gilead. 5 And when he came, behold, the cap

o Hab. 1. 6.

king of Israel, and Ahaziah king of Judah, tains of the host were sitting: and he said, p Bind. went out, each in his chariot, and they I have an errand to thee, O captain. And found. went out against Jehu, and met him in Jehu said, Unto which of all us? And he » Is. 48. 22. the portion of Naboth the Jezreelite. said, To thee, O captain.

92 Ch. 22. 7. 22 And it came to pass, when Joram 6 And he arose, and went into the house ; Ps. 75. 6.

saw Jehu, that he said, Is it peace, Jehu ? and he poured the oil on his head, and


And he answered, WhatP peace, so long said unto him, Thus ? saith the LORD God

4.17,32. of Israel, It have anointed thee king over

as the whoredoms of thy mother Jezebel, 5.20,21. and her witchcrafts, are so many ?

: Re.2.20..23. the people of the LORD, even over Israel. tLu. 18. 7, 8.|

23 And Joram turned his hands, and 7 And thou shalt smite the house of Re. 6. 9, 10. fled, and said to Ahaziah, There is treaAhab thy master, that I may avenget the

filled his

chery, O Ahaziah! blood of my servants « the prophets, and hand with

24 And Jehu drew a bow with his full the blood of all the servants of the LORD, a bow. strength, and smote Jehoram between at the hand of Jezebel.

ul Ki. 18.4.

his arms; and the arrow went out at his 8 For the whole house of Ahab shall 21.15, 21. heart, and he sunk down in his chariot. perish; and I will cut off from Ahab


25 Then said Jehu to Bidkar his caphim that pisseth against the wall, and = 1 Ki. 14. 10. tain, Take up, and cast him in the portion him that is shut up w and left in Israel. w De. 32. 36. of the field of Naboth the Jezreelite: for

9 And I will make the house of Ahab *1 Ki. 15. 29. remember how that, when I and thou like the house of Jeroboam *_the son of y 1 Ki.16.5,11 rode together after Ahab his father, the Nebat, and like the house of Baasha y the 21 Ki. 21. 29. LORD laid this burden upon him ;, son of Ahijah:

bloods. 26 Surely I have seen yesterday x the 10 Andă the dogs shall eat Jezebel in a ver. 35, 36. blood of Naboth, and the blood of his sons, the portion of Jezreel, and there shall be 1 Ki.

21.23. saith the LORD; and I will requite thee in none to bury her. And he opened the 01 Ki. 21.19. this v plat, saith the LORD. Now therefore door, and fled.

take and cast him into the plat of ground, 11 Then Jehu came forth to the ser

yor, portion.

according to the word of the LORD. vants of his lord : and one said unto him, Je. 29. 26. 27 But when Ahaziah the king of JuIs all well? wherefore came this mad c fel

Ho. 9. 7.
John 10. 20.

dah saw this, he fled by the way of the low to thee? And he said unto them, Ye

Ac. 26. 24.

garden house: and Jehu followed after know the man, and his communication. 1 Co. 4. 10. him, and said, Smite him also in the

12 And they said, It is false; tell us d verse 6. chariot. And they did so at the going up pow. And he said, Thusd and thus spake e Jos. 17.11. to Gur, which is by Ibleam. And he fled he to me, saying, Thus saith the LORD, Ju. 1. 27. to Megiddo, and died there. I have anointed thee king over Israel.

2 Ch. 22. 9. 28 And his servants carried him in a 13 Then they hasted, and took every

chariot to Jerusalem, and buried him in


eyes in


Death of Jezebel.


Baal's worshippers slain. his sepulchre with his fathers in the city B. C. 884. all the people, Ye be righteous: behold, of David.

Ia conspired against my master, and 29 And 6 in the eleventh year of Joram a ch. 9. 14, 24. slew him: but who slew all these? the son of Ahab began Ahaziah to reign

b ch.3. 25. 10 Know now that there shall fallc unto over Judah.

2 Ch. 22. 1, the earth nothing of the word of the LORD,

2. 30 And when Jehu was come to Jez

which the LORD spaked concerning the

c1 Sa. 3. 19. reel, Jezebel heard of it; and she B painted Jo.44.23,29. house of Ahab: for the LORD hath done her face, and tired her head, and looked ai ki. 21. 19, that which he spake y by his servant Elijah. out at a window.


11 So Jehu slew all that remained of the 31 And as Jehu entered in at the gate, B put her house of Ahab in Jezreel, and all his great she said, Had Zimri e peace, who slew his

men, and his & kinsfolks, w and his priests, master?

painting, until y he left him none remaining.

Eze. 23. 40. 32 And he lifted up his face to the win

12 And he arose and departed, and dow, and said, Who is on my side? who? y by the hand came to Samaria. And as he was at the And there looked out to him two or three


Śshearing house in the way, neunuchs.

elKi.16.9..20 13 Jehu e met with the brethren of Aha33 And he said, Throw her down. So 8 acquaint- ziah king of Judah, and said, Who are ye? they threw her down: and some of her

And they answered, We are the brethren blood was sprinkled on the wall, and on Ps. 125. 5. of Abaziah; and we go down to k salute the horses: and he trode her under foot. Pr. 13. 20. the children of the king, and the children

34 And when he was come in, he did 91 Ki. 14. 10. of the queen. eat and drink, and said, Go, see now this Shouse of, 14 And he said, Take them alive.And cursed woman, and bury her: for she is shepherds they took them alive, and slew them at a king's daughter. &


the pit of the shearing house, even two and 35 And they went to bury her; but? they


forty men: peither left he any of them.

nor, chamfound no more of her than the skull, and


15 And when he was departed thence, he the feet, and the palms of her hands.

o found.

a lighted on Jehonadab " the son of Re36 Wherefore they came again, and told the peace of. chab,"

coming to meet him: and he i saluted him. And he said, This is the word of the hiki. 20. 18

: him, and said to him, Is thine heart right, LORD, which he spake v by his servant Eli

i 2 Ch. 22.8.

as my heart is with thy heart? And Jeho jah the Tishbite, saying," In the portion of * 1 Ki. 16.3i. nadab answered, It is. If it be, give me Jezreel shall dogs eat the flesh of Jezebel : I Ec. 6. 3.

thine hand. And he gave him his hand : and 37 And the carcase of Jezebel shall be Is.14.18..20 he took him up to him into the chariot. as dung? upon the face of the field in the Je. 22. 19. 16 And he said, Come with me, and see portion of Jezreel; so that they shall not

36. 30.

my zeal? for the LORD. So they made say, This is Jezebel.

found. him ride in his chariot. CHAPTER X.

m , &c. 17 And when he came to Samaria, he AND Ahab had seventy sons in Sama- n1 Ch. 2.55. slew all that remained unto Ahab in ria. And Jehu wrote letters, and sent to u blessed. Samaria, till he had destroyed him, acSamaria, unto the rulers of Jezreel, to v by the hand cording to the saying of the LORD, which the elders, and to them that brought up of.

he spaket to Elijah. Ahab's children, saying,

01 Ki. 21. 23.

18 And Jehu gathered all the people toge2 Now, as soon as this letter cometh to v Ezr. 10. 19. ther, and said unto them, Ahab' served Baal you, seeing your master's sons are with a Ps. 83. 10. a little, but Jehu shall serve him much. you, and there are with you chariots and Je. 8. 2. 19 Now therefore call unto me all the prohorses, a fenced city also, and armour;

16. 4.

phets of Baal, all his servants, and all his 3 Look even out the best and meetest ofyour r1 Ki. 19. 10. priests; let none be wanting; for I have

Pr. 27. 2. master's sons, and set him on his father's

a great sacrifice to do to Baal: whosoever throne, and fight for your master's house.

Eze: 33; 31: shall be wanting, he shall not live. But

Mat. 6.2, 5. 4 But they were exceedingly afraid, and

schap. 9. 8.

Jehu did it in subtilty, w to the intent that said, Behold, two * kings stood not before

he might destroy the worshippers of Baal.

nourishers. him: how then shall we stand ?

20 And Jehu said, Proclaim a solemn as5 And he that was over the house, and 11 Ki. 21. 21. sembly for Baal. And they proclaimed it. he that was over the city, the elders also, « 1 Ki. 16. 31, 21 Ånd Jehu sent through all Israel;

32. and the bringers up of the children, sent

and all the worshippers of Baal came, so

v1 Ki. 22. 6. to Jehu, saying, Wey are thy.servants, wJob 13.7.

that there was not a man left that came and will do all that thou shalt bid us; we Pr. 29. 5.

not. And they came into the house of will not make any king: do thou that *ch. 9. 24, 27. Baal; and the house of Baal was o full which is good in thine eyes.

from one end to another. 6 Then he wrote a letter the second time 1Ki.20.4,32

. tho vestry, Bring forth vestments for all p Sanctify.

22 And he said unto him that was over to them, saying, If ye be mine, and if ye

zKi.16.32. will hearken unto my voice, take ye the

the worshippers of Baal. And he brought heads of the men your master's sons, and oor, so full, them forth vestments. come to me to Jezreel by to morrow this

that they 23 And Jehu went, and a Jehonadab

stood time. (Now the king's sons, being seventy

the son of Rechab, into the house of Baal,

mouth to persons, were with the great men of the


and said unto the worshippers of Baal, city, which brought them up.)

Search, and look that there be here with 7 And it came to pass, when the letter - for me.

you none of the servants of the LORD, came to them, that they took the king's

a verse 15.

buto the worshippers of Baal only. sons, and slewe seventy d persons, and Mat. 13. 30, 24 And when they went in to offer sacri. put their headse in baskets, and sent him

41. fices and burnt offerings, Jehu appointed them to Jezreel.

25.32, 33.

fourscore men without, and said, If any

cl Ki. 21. 21. 8 And there came

a and told him, saying, They have brought the Ju.9.5, &c of the men whom I have brought into

e Mat.14.8,11 your hands escape, he that letteth him go, heads of the king's sons. And he said, r1 Ki. 20. 39. his life shall be for the life of him. Lay ye them in two heaps at the entering y Ex. 32. 27. 25 And it came to pass, as soon as he in of the gate until the morning.

De.13.6..11. had made an end of offering the burnt 9 And it came to pass in the morning, Eze. 9.5..7. offering, that Jehu said to the guard and to that he went out, and stood, and said to

the captains, Go in, and slay 9 them; let


Jehu's inconsistency.

Death of Athaliah. none come forth. And they smote them B. C. 884. about, every man with his weapons in his with the B edge of the sword; and the

hand : and he that cometh within the ran. guard and the captains cast them out, and B mouth. ges, let him be slain: and be ye with the went to the city of the house of Baal. a1 Ch. 26.26. king as he goeth out, and as he cometh in.

26 And they brought forth the yimages bystatues. 9 And the captains a over the hundreds did out of the house of Baal, and burned them. 61 Ki. 14. 23. according to all things that Jehoiada the

27 And they brake down the image of c2 Sa. 5. 21. priest commanded : and they took every Baal, and brake down the house of Baal, andd 1 Ki. 15. 13. man his men that were to come in on the made it a draught house unto this day. d Ezr. 6. 11. sabbath, with them that should go out on

Da. 2. 5. 28 Thus Jehu destroyed Baal out of Israel.

the sabbath, and came to Jehoiada the priest.

3. 29. 29 Howbeit, from the sins of Jeroboam

e 2 Sa. 8. 7.

10. And to the captains over hundreds the son of Nebat, who made Israel to 11 Ki. 12. 28, did the priest give king David's spears and sin, Jehu departed not from after them,

29. shields, that were in the temple of the LORD. to wit, the golden calvess that were in 8 shoulder. 11 And the guard stood, every man with Beth-el, and that were in Dan.

9 Eze. 29. 18.., his weapons in his hand, round about the 30 And the LORD said unto Jehu, Be

20. king, from the right corner of the temcause, thou hast done well in executing - Ps. 21. 3. ple, to the left corner of the temple, along that which is right in mine eyes, and hast De. 17. 18.. by the altar and the temple. done unto the house of Ahab according

12 And he brought forth the king's son, and to all that was in mine heart, thy children 1284.2. 4, 7. put the crown' upon him, and gave him the

Ps. 47. . of the fourth m generation shall sit on the

testimony: and they made him king, and

m verse 35. throne of Israel."

ch. 13.1,10.

anointed him ;, and they clapped ? their 31 But Jehu n took no heed to walk in the

14. 23.

hands, and said, 's God n save the king. law of the LORD God of Israel with all his 15.8..12

13 And when Athaliah heard the noise of heart: for he departed not from ther sins 5 Let the king the guard and of the people, she came to of Jeroboam, which made Israel to sin.

live. the people into the temple of the LORD. 32 In those days the LORD began to » 1 Sa. 10. 24. 14 And when she looked, behold, the king cut Israel short: and Hazael" smote them 1 Ki. 1. 34. stood! by a pillar, as the manner was, and in all the coasts of Israel;


the princes and the trumpeters by the king, 33 From Jordan Keastward, all the land not. and all the people of the land rejoiced, and of Gilead, the Gadites, and the Reubenites, John 4. 24. blew with trumpets: and Athaliah rent and the Manassites, from Aroer, which is piKi. 14. 16. her clothes, and cried, Treason, Treason! by the river Arnon, deven Gilead t and a chap. 23. 3.

15 But Jehoiada the priest commanded Bashan.

2 Ch.34.31. the captains of the hundreds, the officers all that he did, and all his might, are they r chap. 8. 12. that followeth her kill with the sword. 34 Now the rest of the acts of Jehu, and to cut off of the host, and said unto them, Have

her forth u without the ranges; and him not written in the book of the chronicles

* Nu. 10.1..10 of the kings of Israel ?

For the priest had said, Let her not be

K toward the 35 And Jehu slept with his fathers;

slain in the house v of the LORD,

rising of and they buried him in Samaria. And

the sun.

16 And they laid hands on her: and Jehoahaz his son reigned in his stead.

or, even to

she went by the way by the which the 36 And the time that Jehu reigned Gilead and horses came into the king's house : and over Israel in Samaria was twenty and Bashan. there was she slain. w eight years.

t Am. 1. 3. 17 And Jehoiada made a covenant* beCHAPTER XI.

u Ex. 21. 14. tween the LORD and the king and the peoAND:

: when Athaliah, the mother a of v Eze. 9. 7. ple, that they should be the LORD's y peoAhaziah, saw that her son was dead, she u the days ple; between the king also and the people. arose, and destroyed all the v seed royal.

18 And all the people of the land went 2 But $ Jehosheba, the daughter of king

w Ge. 9. 6.

into the house b of Baal, and brake it Joram, sister of A haziah, took 7 Joash - 2 Sa. 5.3.

Ne. 9. 38.

down; his altars and his images e brake the son of Abaziah, and stole him from

10. 28, 29.

they in pieces thoroughly, and slewd Matamong the king's sons which were slain ; y2 Co. 8.'5. tan the priest of Baal before the altars. and they hid him, even him and his nurse, 22 Ch. 22. 10. And the priest_appointed pofficers over in the bedchamber from Athaliah, so that a chap. 8. 26. the house of the LORD. he was not slain.

v seed of the

19 And he took the rulers over hun. 3 And he was with her hid in the house

kingdom. dreds, and the captains, and the guard, of the LORD six years. And Athaliah,27. and all the people of the land; and they did reign over the land.

Ś Jehosha- brought down the king from the house of 4 Ande the seventh year Jehoiada sent beath, the LORD, and came by the way of the and fetched the rulers over hundreds, with 2 Ch. 22.11. gate of the guard to the king's house. the captains and the guard, and brought c De. 12. 3. And he sat on the throne of the kings. them to him into the house of the LORD, Tor, Jehoash. 20 And all the people of the land reand made a covenant with them, and a Zec.13.2, 3. joiced, and the city was in quiet; and took an oath of them in the house of the

p offices.

they slew Athaliah with the sword beside LORD, and shewed them the king's son.

e 2 Ch. 23. 1, the king's house. 5 And he commanded them, saying,

&c. 21 Seven years old was Jehoash when This is the thing that ye shall do; a third | Pr. 11. 10. he began to reign. part of you that enter in on the sabbath 29. 2.

CHAPTER XII. shall even be keepers of the watch of the 12 Ch. 24. 1, IN, the seventh year of Jehu, Jehoash king's house;


began to reign; and forty years reigned 6 And a third part shall be at the gate of " chap.16.18. he in Jerusalem : and his mother's name Sur; and a third part at the gate behind oor, from was Zibiah of Beer-sheba. the guard: so shall ye keep the watch of breaking up. 2 And Jehoash did

that which was right in the house, o that it be not broken down.

hands, or, 7 And two parts of all you that go forth

the sight of the LORD all his days wherecompanies. ich. 14. 4.

in Jehoiada the priest instructed him. on the sabbath, even they shall keep the

1 Ki. 15. 14. 3 Buti the high places were not taken watch of the house of the LORD about

22. 43. away: the people still sacrificed and burnt the king.

Je. 2. 20. incense in the high places. 8 And ye shall compass the king round

4 And Jehoash said to the priests, All



that every

upon the


tieth year

tieth year


Reign of Jehoash.


Wicked reign of Jehoahaz. the money of the B dedicated things that B. C. 856. a conspiracy, and slew Joash in the is brought into the house of the LORD,

house of Millo, which goeth down to Silla. even the moneya of every one that pass- Bholinesses, 21 For Jozacharb the son of Shimeath, and eth the account, the money

or, holy

Jehozabad the son of eShomer, his servants, man is set at, and all the money that

things. smote him, and he died; and they buried $cometh into any man's heart to bring yor, Beth- him with his fathers in the city of David : into the house of the LORD,

millo. and Amaziah his son reigned in his stead. 5 Let the priests take it to them, every a chap. 22. 4.

CHAPTER XIII. man of his acquaintance; and let them

Ex. 30. 13. In nthe three and twentieth year of repair the breaches of the house, where- 2 Ch. 24. 26. Joash, the son of Ahaziah king of Judah, soever any breach shall be found.

Jehoahaz, thọ son of Jehu, began to reign 6 But it was so, that, in the three and of the souls over Israel in Samaria, and reigned setwentieth year of king Jehoash, the priests

of his esti

venteen years. had not repaired the breaches of the house.


2 And he did that which was evil in the

Le. 27. 2. 7 Thend king Jehoash called for Jehoia

sight of the LORD, and « followed the sins da the priest, and the other priests, and said

e or, Shim.

of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which made unto them, Why repair ye not the breaches

Israel to sin ; he departed not therefrom. of the house? Now, therefore, receive no

Š ascendeth

3 Ande the anger of the LORD was kinmore money of your acquaintance, but

heart of a

dled against Israel; and he delivered deliver it for the breaches of the house.

them into the hand of Hazaels king of 8 And the priests consented to receive

c Ex. 35. 5.

Syria, and into the hand of Ben-hadad no more money of the people, neither to

the son of Hazael, all their days.

in the twenrepair the breaches of the house.

4 And Jehoahaz besoughtg the LORD, 9 But Jehoiada the priest took a chest,

and third

and the LORD hearkened unto him ; for and bored a hole in the lid of it, and set


heh saw the oppression of Israel, because it beside the altar, on the right side aso in the twen. the king of Syria oppressed them. one cometh into the house of the LORD:

5 (And the LORD gave Israel ai saviour, and the priests that kept ^the door put and third so that they went out from under the hand therein all the money that was brought year. of the Syrians: and the children of Israel into the house of the LORD.

d 2 Ch. 24. 5, dwelt in their tents, as M beforetime. 10 And it was so, when they saw that

6 Nevertheless they departed not from there was much money in the chest, that k walked af- the sins of the house of Jeroboam, who made the king's Vscribe and the high priest ter.

Israel sin, but i walked therein: and there came up, and they p put up in bags, and e Ju. 2. 14. o remained the grove also k in Samaria.) told the money that was found in the chap.8.12. 7 Neither did he leave of the people to house of the LORD.

12.17. Jehoahaz but fifty horsemen, and ten cha11 And they gave the money, being told, Ps. 78. 34. riots, and ten thousand footmen; for the into the hands of them that did the work, chap; 14.26. king of Syria had destroyed them, and had that had the oversight of the house of

. 3.

made them like the dust by threshing.?

i verse 25. the LORD: and they laid it out to the

8 Now the rest of the acts of Jehoahaz, carpenters and builders, that wrought threshold. and all that he did, and his might, are upon the house of the LORD,

M yesterday they not written in the book of the chro12 And to masons, and hewers of stone,

and third

nicles of the kings of Israel ? and to buy timber and hewed stone to


9 And Jehoahaz slept with his fathers; repair the breaches of the house of the vor, secre- and they buried him in Samaria : and LORD, and for all that was laid out


Joashm his son” reigned in his stead. for the house to repair it.

T he walked.

10 In the thirty and seventh year of 13 Howbeit, there were not made for the p bound up. Joash king of Judah began Jehoash, the house of the LORD bowls of silver, snuf- o stood. son of Jehoahaz, to reign over Israel fers, basons, trumpets, any vessels of gold, *1 Ki. 16. 33. in Samaria, and reigned sixteen years. or vessels of silver, of the money that I Am. 1. 3. 11 And he did that which was evil in the was brought into the house of the LORD :

I brought it sight of the LORD ; he departed not from 14 But they gave that to the workmen, forth.

all the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and repaired therewith the house of the went forth. who made Israel sin; but he walked therein. LORD.

12 Andr the rest of the acts of Joash, and

m verse 10. 15 Moreover, they? reckoned not with


all that he did, and his might wherewith the men into whose hand they delivered

n alone.

he foughtr against Amaziah king of Ju. the money to be bestowed on workmen : . In consort dah, are they not written in the book of for they dealt faithfully.

the chronicles of the kings of Israel ?

with his 16 The trespass moneys and sin money Father,

13 And Joash slept with his fathers; and was not brought into the house of the chap.14.1. Jeroboam sat upon his throne: and Joash was LORD: itt was the priests'.

p chap.14.15. buried in Samaria with the kings of Israel. 17 Then* Hazael king of Syria went up,

14 Now Elisha was fallen sick of his

9 chap.22.7. and fought against Gath, and took it: and

sickness whereof he died. And Joash the

rch.14.9, &c. Hazael set his face to go up to Jerusalem. 2 Ch. 25. 17;| king of Israel came down unto him, and

18 And Jehoash king of Judah took all &c. wept over his face, and said, O my fathe hallowed things that Jehoshaphat, $ Le.5.15, 18. ther, my, father! the chariot w of Israel, and Jehoram, and Ahaziah, his fathers, t Le. 7.7. and the horsemen thereof! kings of Judah, had dedicated, and his Nu. 18. 9. 15 And Elisha said unto him, Take own hallowed things, and all' the gold u chap. 8. 12. bow and arrows : and he took unto him that was found in the treasures of the

v ch.18.15,16. bow and arrows.

1 Ki. 15. 18. house of the LORD, and in the king's

16 And he said to the king of Israel, house, and sent it to Hazael king of Sy

w chap. 2. 12. Put x thine hand upon the bow: and he ria: and he went y away from Jerusalem. x Make thine put his hand upon it; and Elisha put 19 And the rest of the acts of Joash,

hand to ride. his hands upon the king's hands. and all that he did, are they not written Yup.

17 And he said, Open the window easta in the book of the chronicles of the Ju. 7. 20. ward : and he opened it. Then Elisha kings of Judah ?

y chap. 14. 5. said, Shoot: and he shot. And he said, 20 And his servants y arose, and made

The arrow of the LORD's deliverance,

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Death of Elisha.


Jehoash defeats Amaziah. and the arrow of deliverance from Syria : B. C. 839. thine heart hath lifted a thee up: glory of for thou shalt smite the Syrians in Aphek,

this, and tarry Bat home: for why shouldest till thou have consumed them.

a De. 8. 14. thou meddle to thy hurt, that thou should. 18 And he said, Take the arrows. And 2 Ch. 32.25. est fall

, even thou, and Judah with thee? he took ther. And he said unto the king

Eze. 28.2,5, 11 But Amaziah would not hear. There. of Israel, Smite upon the ground. And

17. fore Jehoash king of Israel went up; and

Hab. 2. 4. he smote thrice, and stayed.

he and Amaziah king of Judah looked 19 And the man of God was wroth with | 01 Ki. 20. 26. one another in the face atd Beth-shehim, and said, Thou shouldest have smitten B at thy house mesh, which belongeth to Judah. five or six times, then hadst thou smitten

c Pr. 3. 30.

12 And Judah was y put to the worse Syria till thou hadst consumed it: where

15. 18.

before Israel; and they fled every man as now thou shalt smite Syria but thrice.

25. 8. to their tents. 20 And Elisha died, and they buried him. d Jos. 19. 38. 13 And Jehoash king of Israel took AmaAnd the bands of the Moabites invaded 1 Sa.6.9,&c. ziah king of Judah, the son of Jehoash, the the land at the coming in of the year.


son of Ahaziah, at Beth-shemesh, and came 21 And it came to pass, as they were bury.

to Jerusalem, and brake down the wall of

e verse 25. ing a man, that, behold, they spied a band

Jerusalem, from the gates of Ephraim unof men; and they cast the man into the se- Ne. 8. 16.

to the corner gate,g four hundred cubits.

g Je. 31. 38. pulchre of Elisha : and when the man was

14 And he took all the gold” and silver, 8 let down, and touched the bones of Eli- Zec. 14. 10. and all the vessels that were found in the sha, he revived, and stood up on his feet. h 1 Ki. 7. 51. house of the LORD, and in the treasures

22 But Hazaeli king of Syria oppress- & went down. of the king's house, and hostages, and ed Israel all the days of Jehoahaz.

returned to Samaria.

iverse 3. 23 And the LORD was gracious unto

15 Nowk the rest of the acts of Jeho

chap.8.12. them, and had compassion on them, and

ash which he did, and his might, and how

k chap. 13.12. hadi respect unto them, because of his

he fought with Amaziah king of Judah, covenant with m Abraham, Isaac, and Ja

2 Ex.2.24, 25. are they not written in the book of the cob, and would not destroy them, neither " Ge. 17. 2..5. chronicles of the kings of Israel ? cast he them from his presence as yet."

Ex. 32. 13.

16 And Jehoash slept with his fathers,

Ne. 9. 32. 24 So Hazael king of Syria died; and

and was buried in Samaria with the

Ps. 106. 45. Ben-hadad his son reigned in his stead.

kings of Israel; and Jeroboam his son 25 And Jehoash, the son of Jehoahaz, $face. reigned in his stead. took n again out of the hand of Ben-ha

n Ge. 6. 3.

17 Ando Amaziah the son of Joash king of dad, the son of Hazael, the cities which he

Judah lived after the death of Jehoash son had taken out of the hand of Jehoahaz his n returned of Jehoahaz king of Israel fifteen years.

and took, father by war: threep times did Joash beat

18 And the rest of the acts of Amaziah, him, and recovered the cities of Israel. 02 Ch. 25. 25, are they not written in the book of the CHAPTER XIV.

&c. chronicles of the kings of Judah ? IN

9 the second year of Joash son of " ver. 18, 19. 19 Now they made a conspiracy against Jehoabaz king of Israel, reigned" Ama- chap. 13.10. him in Jerusalem; and he fled to Lachziah, the son of Joash king of Judah. r 2 Ch. 25. 1, ish; but they sent after him to Lachish, 2 He was twenty and five years old when

&c. and slew him there. he began to reign, and reigned twenty and

& Jos. 10. 31. 20 And they brought him on horses ; nine years in Jerusalem : and his mother's tchap. 15.13. and he was buried at Jerusalem with his name was Jehoaddan of Jerusalem.

2 Ch. 26. 1. fathers, in the city of David. 3 And he did that which was right in he is called 21 And all the people of Judah took the sight of the LORD, yet not like Da

Uzziah. Azariah, which was sixteen years old, vid his father: he did according to all u chap. 12. 3. and made him king instead of his father things as Joash his father did.

v chap. 16. 6. Amaziah. 4 Howbeitu the high places were not

w Now he

22 He built Elath," and restored it to taken away: as yet the people did sacri

begins to

Judah, after that the king slept with his fice and burnt incense on the high places. 5 And it came to pass, as soon as the

23 In the fifteenth year of Amaziahw the kingdom was confirmed in his hand, that chap. 12.20.

son of Joash king of Judah, Jeroboam the he slew his servants* which had slain y De. 24. 16.

son of Joash king of Israel began to reign

z1 Ki. 12. 28, the king his father.

in Samaria, and reigned forty and one years. 6 But the children of the murderers he

24 And he did that which was evil in the

Ps. 106. 20. slew not: according unto that which is written y in the book of the law of Moses, Nu. 34. 8.

a Eze.18.4,20 all the sins : of Jeroboam the son of Ne

sight of the LORD: he departed not from wherein the LORD commanded, saying, c De. 3. 17. bat, who made Israel to sin. The fathers a shall not be put to death for a Jon. 1. 1. 25 He restored the coast of Israel from the the children, nor the children be put to called entering of Hamath unto the sea of the death for the fathers; but every man Jonas, plain, according to the word of the LORD shall be put to death for his own sin. Mat. 12. 39, God of Israel, which he spake by the hand 7 He slew of Edom, in the valley of salt,

40. of his servant Jonah,d the son of Amittai, ten thousand, and took Selah by war, and or, the rock: the prophet, which was of Gath-hepher. called the name of it Joktheele unto this day.

Ob. 3.

26 For the LORD saw the affliction of 8 Thens Amaziah sent messengers to e Jog. 15. 38. Israel, that it was very bitter: for 9 there Jehoash, the son of Jehoahaz, son of Jehu 12 Ch. 25. 17, was not any shut up, nor any left, nor king of Israel, saying, Come, let us k look

&c. any helper for Israel. one another in the face.

g De. 32. 36. 27 And the LORD said noti that he 9 And Jehoash the king of Israel sent : ? Sa.2, 14. would blot out the name of Israel from

i De. 9. 14 to Amaziah king of_Judah, saying, The

under heaven: butk he saved them by thistle? that was in Lebanon sent to the kehap. 13.5. the hand of Jeroboam the son of Joash. cedar that was in Lebanon, saying, Give 2 Ju. 9.8, &c.

28 Now the rest of the acts of Jeroboam, thy daughter to my son to wife: and m2 Sa. 8. 6. and all that he did, and his might, how he there passed by a wild beast that was in 1 Ki. 11. 24. warred, and how he recovered Damascus, Lebanon, and trode down the thistle.

2 Ch. 8. 3. and Hamath, which belongedm to Judah, for 10 Thou hast indeed smitten Edom, and

Israel, are they not written in the book of

reign alone. fathers.


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