1 tn Heb “him”; the referent (Joash) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
2 tn Heb “because of the shed blood of.”
3 tc The MT has the plural בְּנֵי (bÿney, “sons”), but the final yod is dittographic. Note the yod that immediately follows.
4 tn Heb “and he died.”
5 sn The phrase the City of David refers here to the fortress of Zion in Jerusalem, not to Bethlehem. See 2 Sam 5:7.