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ci Sam. 3. 19.
19, 21, 29. + Heb by the hand of
1 Or, acquaintance.
Ahab's children beheaded.
Baal's prophets destroyed.
19 Now therefore call unto me all the CHRIST if ye will hearken unto my voice, take
CHRIST ye the heads of the men your master's "prophets of Baal, all his servants, and sons, and come to me to Jezreel by to all his priests; let none be wanting: for a 1 Kings 22 morrow this time. Now the king's sons, I have a great sacrifice to do to Baal; whobeing seventy persons, were with the great soever shall be wanting, he shall not live. men of the city, which brought them up. But Jehu did it in subtilty, to the intent
7 And it came to pass, when the letter that he might destroy the worshippers of
came to them, that they took the king's Baal. a 1 Kings 21. sons, and a slew seventy persons, and put 20 And Jehu said, + Proclaim a so- Help
their heads in baskets, and sent him them lemn assembly for Baal. And they pro-
9 And it came to pass in the morning, from one end to another. that he went out, and stood, and said to 22 And he said unto him that was over to south
all the people, Ye be righteous: behold, the vestry, Bring forth vestments for all hych. 9. 14, I conspired against my master, and slew the worshippers of Baal. And he brought him: but who slew all these?
them forth vestments.
cerning the house of Ahab: for the LORD Search, and look that there be here with d 1 Kings 21. hath done that which he spake d.of by his you none of the servants of the LORD, servant Elijah.
but the worshippers of Baal only.
129 And he arose and departed, and into your hands escape, he that letteth
25 And it came to pass, as soon as 13 ° Jehu f met with the brethren of he had made an end of offering the
Ahaziah king of Judah, and said, Who burnt offering, that Jehu said to the Chron. 1. are ye? And they answered, We are the guard and to the captains, Go in, and
brethren of Ahaziah; and we go down slay them; let none come forth. And Mobto the tto salute the children of the king and they smote them with + the edge of the Hea, the peace of, sc. the children of the queen.
sword; and the guard and the captains 14 And he said, Take them alive. And cast them out, and went to the city of they took them alive, and slew them at the house of Baal. the pit of the shearing house, even two and 26 And they brought forth the t'im- Illes forty men; neither left he any of them. ages out of the house of Baal, and burn- q Kiopsit
151 And when he was departed thence, ed them.
he † lighted on 'Jehonadab the son of 27 And they brake down the image Jer. 35. 6, 5 Rechab coming to meet him: and he of Baal, and brake down the house of
+ saluted him, and said to him, Is thine Baal, 'and made it a draught house unto brass
heart right, as my heart is with thy heart? this day.
his hand; and he took him up to him in 29 | Howbeit from the sins of Jero-
boam the son of Nebat, who made Israel 16 And he said, Come with me, and to sin, Jehu departed not from after them, 1. Kings 19. see my ' zeal for the Lord. So they made to wit, 'the golden calves that were in 3 Kiap him ride in his chariot.
Beth-el, and that were in Dan.
maria, till he had destroyed him, accord that which is right in mine eyes, and hast Kings 21. ing to the saying of the LORD, 'which done unto the house of Ahab according he spake to Elijah.
to all that was in mine heart, thy child- 1 See ver38 18 1 And Jehu gathered all the peo- ren of the fourth generation shall sit on **** mykings 16. ple together, and said unto them, " Ahab the throne of Israel.
served Baal a little; but Jehu shall serve 31 But Jehu ftook no heed to walk Hebat him much.
in the law of the LORD God of Israel with
house of shop-
8. + Heb. found.
I King 14. to sin.
x ch. 8. 12.
Hazael oppresseth Israel.
Jehoash anointed king. all his heart: for he departed not from about, every man with his weapons in his "the sins of Jeroboam; which made Israel hand: and he that cometh within the
ranges, let him be slain: and be ye with 32 T In those days the Lord began † to the king as he goeth out and as he + Heb. to cut cut Israel short: and * Hazael smote them cometh in. of the ends. in all the coasts of Israel;
9 ° And the captains over the hundreds 2 Chron. 33 From Jordan + eastward, all the did according to all things that Jehoiada land of Gilead, the Gadites, and the the priest commanded: and they took Reubenites, and the Manassites, from every man his men that were to come in
Aroer, which is by the river Arnon, on the sabbath, with them that should go here and hot || even 'Gilead and Bashan.
out on the sabbath, and came to Jehoiada
they not written in the book of the chro- did the priest give king David's spears
and shields, that were in the temple of
36 And the time that Jehu reigned the king, from the right corner of the medier
along by the altar and the temple. CHAP. XI.
12 And he brought forth the king's 1 Jehoash, being saved by Jehosheba his aunt son, and put the crown upon him, and from Athaliah's massacre of the seed royal, gave him the testimony; and they made is hid six years in the house of God. 4 Je him king, and anointed him; and they seventh year anointeth him king. 13 Atha- clapped their hands, and said, t'God Heb. Loe liah is slain. 17 Jehoiada restoreth the save the king. worship of God.
13 [ And when Athaliah heard the 24. ND when Athaliah bthe mother of noise of the guard and of the people, 33. 12, &c.
+ Heb. the days were.
the live. fi Sam. 10.
8 2 Chron.
a ? Chron
bots. & 26.
1 2 Chron.
she arose and destroyed all the t seed of the LORD. of the kingo royal.
14 And when she looked, behold, the 2 But | Jeshosheba, the daughter of king stood by "a pillar, as the manner Ch.3.3 22. 11, data king Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took || Joash was, and the princes and the trumpeters 31. 10rpicheask. the son of Ahaziah, and stole him from by the king, and all the people of the
among the king's sons which were slain; land rejoiced, and blew with trumpets:
15 But Jehoiada the priest commanded
her forth without the ranges: and him
17 And Jehoiada made a covenant i 2 Chron. 5 And he commanded them, saying, between the Lord and the king and the
This is the thing that ye shall do; A third people, that they should be the Lord's * 1 Chree part of you that enter in on the sabbath people; *between the king also and the k a Sam. 5.3
shall even be keepers of the watch of people.
18 And all the people of the land went
1.2. hind the guard: so shall ye keep the they in pieces thoroughly, and slew Mat- ii. 17. 0, from watch of the house, || that it be not tan the priest of Baal before the altars. broken down.
And "the priest appointed + officers over the con 7 And two || + parts of all you that go the house of the Lord.
Heb.offices liebe banda forth on the sabbath, even they shall 19 And he took the rulers over hun
keep the watch of the house of the LORD dreds, and the captains, and the guard,
and all the people of the land; and they
+ Heb. brought it
2 Chron. 34. 1.
# Chron. 24. 1.
bikings 15. 14. & 2. 43. ch. 14. 4.
m Ler, 77 Nomb. I.
1 Or, holy, things.
9 Chros. 24
Jehoash reigneth well.
The repair of the temple of the LORD, and came by the way of the
11 And they gave the money, being chekist gate of the guard to the king's house. told, into the hands of them that did the And he sat on the throne of the kings. work, that had the oversight of the house
20 And all the people of the land re of the Lord: and they tlaid it out to joiced, and the city was in quiet: and the carpenters and builders, that wrought forth. they slew Athaliah with the sword beside upon the house of the Lord, the king's house.
12 And to masons, and hewers of stone, 21 °Seven years old was Jehoash when and to buy timber and hewed stone to he began to reign.
repair the breaches of the house of the CHAP. XII.
LORD, and for all that + was laid out for Heb. uent 1 Jehoash reigneth well all the days of Je- the house to repair it.
hoiada. 4 He giveth order for the repair 15 Howbeit i there were not made for i See
gold, or vessels of silver, of the money
began to reign; and forty years reign- LORD:
men, and repaired therewith the house
the money to be bestowed on workmen: 3 But the high places were not taken for they dealt faithfully. away: the people still sacrificed and burnt 16 1 The trespass money and sin money 1 Lev.5.15 incense in the high places.
was not brought into the house of the 4 And Jehoash said to the priests, LORD: "it was the priests'. e ch. 2. 4. All the money of the || t dedicated things 179 Then " Hazael king of Syria went
that is brought into the house of the up, and fought against Gath, and took • cb. & 17. + Heb. holi- LORD, even the money of every one that it: and °Hazael set his face to go up to Conte
Exod. 30. passeth the account, + the money that Jerusalem. +'Heb. che every man is set at, and all the money 18 And Jehoash king of Judah Ptook pi Kings is money on the that to cometh into any man's heart to all the hallowed things that Jehoshaphat, is to estimation, bring into the house of the Lord, and Jehoram, and Ahaziah, his fathers,
5 Let the priests take it to them, every kings of Judah, had dedicated, and his sendeth upon man of his acquaintance: and let them own hallowed things, and all the gold
repair the breaches of the house, where that was found in the treasures of the
6 But it was so, that t in the three and house, and sent it to Hazael king of Syria:
and all that he did, are they not written 76 Then king Jehoash called for Je in the book of the chronicles of the kings 82 Chron. hoiada the priest, and the other priests, of Judah?
and said unto them, Why repair ye not 20 And his servants arose, and made ch. 145
and Jehozabad the son of || Shomer, his 47
9 But Jehoiada the priest took a reigned in his stead.
pressed by Hazael, is relieved by prayer. 8 LORD: and the priests that kept the t door Joash succeedeth him. 10 His wicked reign. put therein all the money that was brought
12 Jeroboam succeedeth him. 14 Elisha into the house of the LORD.
dying prophesicth to Joash three victories . 10 And it was so, when they saw that
over the Syrians. 20 The Moabites invadl
ing the land, Elisha's bones raise up a dead there was much money in the chest, that
man. 22 Hazael dying, Joash getteth three 1. Py; seere the king's || scribe and the high priest victories over Ben-hadad. Heb. bound came up, and they + put up in bags, and IN
N the three and twentieth year of told the money that was found in the Joash the son of Ahaziah king of tastatuts house of the LORD.
Judah Jehoahaz the son of Jehu began wird er 344
Lev. 27. 2. + Heb. as
+ Heb. sent up.
1 Or, Beth
1 Or, St
h 2 Chron. 24. 8, &c.
+ Heb. walked after.
Gr. 819 Jadg. 2. 14.
n 1 Kings
7. ch. 14. .
e See ver. 35. & ch. 14
o ver. 25.
+ Heb. As yesterday and third day.
+ Heb. he walked.
9 ch.8. 12.
Joasi's wicked reign.
Elisha's prophecy, death, c. to reign over Israel in Samaria, and reign
16 And he said to the king of Israel, c HRIST ed seventeen years.
+ Put thine hand upon the bow. And he 2 And he did that which was evil in put his hand upon it: and Elisha put his Hel, Make the sight of the LORD, and + followed the hands upon the king's hands. sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which 17 And he said, Open the window made Israel to sin; he departed not there eastward. And he opened it. Then Efrom.
lisha said, Shoot. And he shot. mAnd m Ecclus. 3 And the anger of the LORD was he said, The arrow of the Lord's deliver
kindled against Israel, and he delivered ance, and the arrow of deliverance from bch. & 12. them into the hand of Hazael king of Syria: for thou shalt smite the Syrians in
Syria, and into the hand of Ben-hadad / Aphek, till thou have consumed them.
18 And he said, Take the arrows. 4 And Jehoahaz besought the LORD, And he took them. And he said unto the Ps 78.34 and the LoBD hearkened unto him: for king of Israel, Smite upon the ground.
. he saw the oppression of Israel, because And he smote thrice, and stayed.
19 And the man of God was wroth
6 Nevertheless they departed not from but thrice.
made Israel sin, but t walked therein: him. And the bands of the Moabites in1 Kings 16. ' and there fremained the grove also in vaded the land at the coming in of the year. + Hcb. stood. Samaria.)
21 And it came to pass, as they were 7 Neither did he leave of the people burying a man, that, behold, they spied a to Jehoahaz but fifty horsemen, and ten band of men ; and they cast the man inchariots, and ten thousand footmen; for to the sepulchre of Elisha: and when the
the king of Syria had destroyed them, man + was let down, and touched the . Heb. went E Amos 1. 3 and had made them like the dust by bones of Elisha, 'he revived, and stood pEcclus.48 threshing.
up on his feet. 8 g Now the rest of the acts of Jehoa 22 | But ' Hazael king of Syria ophaz, and all that he did, and his might, pressed Israel all the days of Jehoahaz. are they not written in the book of the 23 "And the LORD was gracious unto r ch. 14. 27. chronicles of the kings of Israel? them, and had compassion on them, and
9 And Jehoahaz slept with his fathers; 'had respect unto them, because of his ad. 2." and they buried him in. Samaria : and covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Ja- 1 Exod. 32. || Joash his son reigned in his stead*. cob, and would not destroy them, neither 13. 10 In the thirty and seventh year of cast he them from his presence as yet. Heb.face
. Un concert Joash king of Judah began || Jehoash the 24 So Hazael king of Syria died; and cir. 839. cher, ch. 14. son of Jehoahaz to reign over Israel in Ben-hadad his son reigned in his stead. Samaria, and reigned sixteen years.
25 And Jehoash the son of Jehoahaz. 11 And he did that which was evil in t took again out of the hand of Ben-ha- tuhechos cono the sight of the Lord; he departed not dad the son of Hazael the cities, which look. from all the sins of Jeroboam the son of he had taken out of the hand of Jehoa- cir. 836. Nebat, who made Israel sin: but he walk- haz his father by war. "Three times did u ver. 18, 19. ed therein.
Joash beat him, and recovered the cities 12 And the rest of the acts of Joash, of Israel. See ver. Ito and all that he did, and * his might where
CHAP. XIV. ch.149 with he fought against Amaziah king of | 1 Amaziah's good reign. 5 His justice on 51, c.Judah, are they not written in the book the murderers of his father. 7 His victory of the chronicles of the kings of Israel ?
over Edom. 8 Amaziah, provoking Jeho 13 And Joash slept with his fathers;
ash, is overcome and spoiled. 15 Jeroboam
succeedeth Jehoash. 17 Amaziah slain by and Jeroboam sat upon his throne: and
a conspiracy. 21 Azariah succeedeth him.
riah succeedeth him.
and wept over his face, and said, O my 2 He was twenty and five years old I ch. 2 12 father, my father, the chariot of Israel, when he began to reign, and reigned and the horsemen thereof.
twenty and nine years in Jerusalem. And
3 And he did that which was right in
1 ver. 10,
16. Ezek. i8. 4, 30.
eir. 827. f. Chron. 25. 11.
& 2 Chron.
called i'r siak,
title. 1 Or, the rock.
Joseph Ant. IX. 1 9 Chron. 25. 17, 18, &c.
Amaziah's victory over Edom.
He is slain by a conspiracy. the sight of the Lord, yet not like David and was buried in Samaria with the kings 839
his father: he did according to all things of Israel; and Jeroboam his son reigned cir. 825. as Joash his father did.
in his stead. 4 Howbeit the high places were not 17 1 'And Amaziah the son of Joash :3. She taken away: as yet the people did sacri- king of Judah lived after the death of Jefice and burnt incense on the high places. hoash son of Jehoahaz king of Israel fif5 | And it came to pass, as soon as
teen years. the kingdom was confirmed in his hand, 18° And the rest of the acts of Amaziah, d ch 12 20. that he slew his servants d which had slain are they not written in the book of the the king his father.
chronicles of the kings of Judah ? 6 But the children of the murderers 19 Now they made conspiracy !? Chron. he slew not: according unto that which against him in Jerusalem : and he Hed to is written in the book of the law of Mo- "Lachish; but they sent after him to , Josh. 10.
ses, wherein the Lord commanded, say- Lachish, and slew him there.
for the children, nor the children be put and he was buried at Jerusalem with his
7 P'He slew of Edom in the valley | * Azariah, which was sixteen years old,
of salt ten thousand, and took || Selah and made him king instead of his father 26., be is 13. PS by war, "and called the name of it Jok- Amaziah. theel unto this day.
22 He built Elath, and restored it to ch. 16. 6. 8 'Then Amaziah sent messengers Judah, after that the king slept with his 2 h Josh, 15 to Jehoash, the son of Jehoahaz son of fathers. cir. 826. Jehu, king of Israel, saying, Come, let us 23 | In the fifteenth year of Amaziah look one another in the face.
the son of Joash king of Judah Jeroboam gins to teigu 9 And Jehoash the king of Israel sent the son of Joash king of Israel began to
to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, “The reign in Samaria, and reigned forty and k See Judg. thistle that was in Lebanon sent to the
thy daughter to my son to wife: and there the sight of the Lord: he departed not
10 Thou hast indeed smitten Edom, 25 He restored the coast of Israel m. Deuteron. and “thine heart hath lifted thee up: 'from the entering of Hamath unto the ? 32. 25. Ezek. glory of this, and tarry + at home: for sea of the plain, according to the word of a Deue. 2.17.
why shouldest thou meddle to thy hurt, the LORD God of Israel, which he spake
son of Amittai, the prophet, which was of 19, called
and he and Amaziah king of Judah look- Israel, that it was very bitter: for there a cb. 13 4. Josh. 19. ed one another in the face at
was not any shut up, nor any left, nor Deut
. d. shemesh, which belongeth to Judah. any helper for Israel.
12 And Judah + was put to the worse 27 'And the LORD said not that her ch. 13-5before Israel; and they fled every man to would blot out the name of Israel from their tents.
under heaven: but he saved them by the 13 And Jehoash king of Israel took hand of Jeroboam the son of Joash. Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Jeho 28 9 Now the rest of the acts of Jeroash the son of Ahaziah, at Beth-shemesh, boam, and all that he did, and his might,
and came to Jerusalem, and brake down how he warred, and how he recovered Neh. 8. 16. the wall of Jerusalem from the gate of Damascus, and Hamath, which belonged Shine pJer. 31. 38. Ephraim unto the corner gate, four hun. to Judah, for Israel, are they not written Lecb. 14. 10. dred cubits.
in the book of the chronicles of the kings 314 And he took all "the gold and sil- of Israel? ver, and all the vessels that were found in 29 And Jeroboam slept with his fathe house of the Lord, and in the trea- thers, even with the kings of Israel; and sures of the king's house, and hostages, * Zachariah his son reigned in his stead. inteftes en and returned to Samaria.
CHAP. XV. 15 I 'Now the rest of the acts of Je- | 1 Azariah's good reign. 5 He dying a le 15.8 hoash which he did, and his might, and per, Jotham succeedeth. 8 Zachariah, the how he fought with Amaziah king of Ju last of Jehu's generation, reigning ill, is dah, are they not written in the book of
slain' by Shallum. 13 Shallum, reigning
a month, is slain by Menahem. 16 Mena the chronicles of the kings of Israel?
hem strengtheneth himself by Pul. 21 16 And Jehoash slept with his fathers, Pekahiah succeedeth him, "23 Pekahiah is
28. 2, 5, 17. Hab. 2. 4 + Heb.at thy house.