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1 Kings 22:49-53

22:49 Then Ahaziah son of Ahab said to Jehoshaphat, “Let my sailors join yours in the fleet,” 1  but Jehoshaphat refused.

22:50 Jehoshaphat passed away 2  and was buried with his ancestors in the city of his ancestor 3  David. His son Jehoram replaced him as king.

Ahaziah’s Reign over Israel

22:51 In the seventeenth year of King Jehoshaphat’s reign over Judah, Ahab’s son Ahaziah became king over Israel in Samaria. 4  He ruled for two years over Israel. 22:52 He did evil in the sight of 5  the Lord and followed in the footsteps 6  of his father and mother; like Jeroboam son of Nebat, he encouraged Israel to sin. 7  22:53 He worshiped and bowed down to Baal, 8  angering the Lord God of Israel just as his father had done. 9 

1 tn Heb “Let my servants go with your servants in the fleet.”

2 tn Heb “lay down with his fathers.”

3 tn Heb “with his fathers in the city of his father.”

4 map For location see Map2 B1; Map4 D3; Map5 E2; Map6 A4; Map7 C1.

5 tn Heb “in the eyes of.”

6 tn Or “way.”

7 tn Heb “and walked in the way of his father and in the way of his mother and in the way of Jeroboam son of Nebat who made Israel sin.”

8 tn Heb “he served Baal and bowed down to him.”

9 tn Heb “according to all which his father had done.”

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