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2 KINGS XI). Ver. 17, 18.
18 And Jehoash king of Judah took all the hallowed
sures of the house of the LORD, and in the king's house, * Heb. went and sent it to Hazael king of Syria : and he * went away from Jerusalem.
2 CHRONICLES XXIV. VER. 15–27.
16 And they buried him in the city of David among the
17 Now after the death of Jehoiada came the princes of Judah, and made obeisance to the king. Then the king hearkened unto them.
18 And they left the house of the LORD God of their fathers, and served groves and idols: and wrath came upon Judah and Jerusalem for this their trespass.
19 Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again unto the LORD; and they testified against them : but they would not give ear.
20 And the Spirit of God + came upon Zechariah the son +Heb, clothed.
of Jehoiada the priest, which stood above the people, and
21 And they conspired against him, and stoned him with
22 Thus Joash the king remembered not the kindness which Jehoiada his father had done to him, but slew his son. And when he died, he said, The Lord look upon it, and require it.
* Heb. in the
+ Heb. Dar.
char, 2 Kings
23 C And it came to pass * at the end of the year, that A.C. 839.
24 For the army of the Syrians came with a small com-
25 And when they were departed from him, (for they left
26 And these are they that conspired against him;
2 KINGS XII. Ver. 20, 21.
21 For Jozachar the son of Shimeath, and Jehozabad the
2 CHRONICLES XXIV. VER. 27.
, behold, they are written in the # story of the book of tőr, com-
2 KINGS XII. ver. 19.
2 CHRONICLES Xxiv. ver. 1, 2.
Jeboiada the priest.
2 KINGS XÌ, VER. 17–21.
A.C.838. 18 And all the people of the land went into the house of Baal, and brake it
down; his altars and his images brake they in pieces thoroughly, and slew Mat* Heb. Qffices. tan the priest of Baal before the altars. And the priest appointed * officers over
the house of the Lord.
19 And he took the rulers over hundreds, and the captains, and the guard, and all the people of the land; and they brought down the king from the house of the LORD, and came by the way of the gate of the guard to the king's house. And he sat on the throne of the kings.
20 And all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was in quiet: and they slew Athaliah with the sword beside the king's house.
Events in the Kingdom of Israel contemporary with the Reign
of Joash King of Judah.
+ Heb. observ. ed not.
$60. Heb. to cut of the ends.
Heb, toward the rising of the sun.
Death of Jehu.
31 But Jehu + took no heed to walk in the law of the
32 In those days the Lord began to cut Israel short:
33 From Jordan 3 eastward, all the land of Gilead, the
34 Now the rest of the acts of Jehu, and all that he did,
35 And Jehu slept with his fathers : and they buried him in Samaria. Ảnd Jehoahaz his son reigned in his stead.
36 And * the time that Jehu reigned over Israel in Samaria was twenty and eight years.
l| Or, even to Gilead and Bashan,
* Heb, the days were.
Reign of Jehoahaz.
A. C. 856.
2 And he did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord, year.
3 9 And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel, and he delivered them into the hand of Hazael king of Syria, and into the hand of Ben-hadad the son of Hazael,
at their days.
Heb, as yes
4 And Jehoahaz besought the LORD, and the LORD hearkened unto him : for he saw the oppression of Israel, because the king of Syria oppressed them.
5 (And the Lord gave Israel a saviour, so that they went out from under the hand of the Syrians: and the children of Israel dwelt in their tents, # as beforetime.
6 Nevertheless they departed not from the sins of the house third day. of Jeroboam, who made Israel sin, but & walked therein: and Heb. he there || remained the grove also in Samaria.)
7 Neither did he leave of the people to Jehoahaz but fifty horsemen, and ten chariots, and ten thousand footmen; for the king of Syria had destroyed them, and had made them like the dust by threshing
8 Now the rest of the acts of Jehoahaz, and all that he did, and his might, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?
9 And Jehoahaz slept with his fathers; and they buried
. 10, Je.
Reign of Jehoash-Death of Elisha.
2 KINGS X111. ver. 10, AND 1422. 10 9 In the thirty and seventh year of Joash king of Judah began | Jehoasħ the son of Jehoahaz to reign over Is- 1 In consort rael in Samaria, and reigned sixteen years.
14 Now Elisha was fallen sick of his sickness whereof he died
. And Joash the king of Israel came down unto him, and wept over his face, and said, O my father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and the horsemen thereof.
with his fa-
* Heb. Make thine hand to ride.
15 And Elisha said unto him, Take bow and arrows. And he took unto him bow and arrows.
16 And he said to the king of Israel, * Put thine hand upon the bow. And he put his hand upon it : and Elisha put his hands upon the king's hands.
17 And he said, Open the window eastward. And he opened it. Then Elisha said, Shoot. And he shot. And he said, The arrow of the Lord's deliverance, and the arrow of deliverance from Syria : for thou shalt smite the Syrians in Aphek, till thou have consumed them.
18 And he said, Take the arrows. And he took them. And he said unto the king of Israel, Smite upon the ground. And he smote thrice, and stayed.
19 And the man of God was wroth with him, and said, Thou shouldest have smitten five or six times; then hadst thou smitten Syria till thou hadst consumed it: whereas now thou shalt smite Syria but thrice.
20 And Elisha died, and they buried him. And the bands of the Moabites invaded the land at the coming in of
21 And it came to pass, as they were burying a man, that, behold, they spied a band of men; and they cast the man into the sepulchre of Elisha : and when the man + was let down, and touched the bones of Elisha, he revived, and stood up on his feet.
+ Heb. went
Reign of Amaziah, 29 Years-from 838 to 809.
838. a 2 Chron. XXV. d.
Amaziah punishes the Murderers of his Father.
2 KINGS XIV. Ver. 1-7.
2 He was twenty and five years old when he began to
3. And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, yet not like David his father : he did according to all things as Joash his father did.
4 Howbeit the high places were not taken away: as yet the people did sacrifice and burnt incense on the high places.