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2 Kings 14:15-22

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14:15 The rest of the events of Jehoash’s 1  reign, including all his accomplishments and his successful war with King Amaziah of Judah, are recorded in the scroll called the Annals of the Kings of Israel. 2  14:16 Jehoash passed away 3  and was buried in Samaria with the kings of Israel. His son Jeroboam replaced him as king.)

14:17 King Amaziah son of Joash of Judah lived for fifteen years after the death of King Jehoash son of Jehoahaz of Israel. 14:18 The rest of the events of Amaziah’s reign are recorded in the scroll called the Annals of the Kings of Judah. 4  14:19 Conspirators plotted against him in Jerusalem, 5  so he fled to Lachish. But they sent assassins after him 6  and they killed him there. 14:20 His body was carried back by horses 7  and he was buried in Jerusalem with his ancestors in the city of David. 14:21 All the people of Judah took Azariah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in his father Amaziah’s place. 14:22 Azariah 8  built up Elat and restored it to Judah after the king 9  had passed away. 10 

1 sn Jehoash and Joash are alternate forms of the same name.

2 tn Heb “As for the rest of the events of Jehoash, and all which he did and his strength, [and] how he fought with Amaziah king of Judah, are they not written on the scroll of the events of the days of the kings of Israel?”

3 tn Heb “lay down with his fathers.”

4 tn Heb “As for the rest of the events of Amaziah, are they not written on the scroll of the events of the days of the kings of Judah?”

5 tn Heb “and they conspired against him [with] a conspiracy in Jerusalem.”

6 tn Heb “and they sent after him to Lachish.”

7 tn Heb “and they carried him on horses.”

8 tn Heb “he”; the referent (Azariah) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

9 sn This must refer to Amaziah.

10 tn Heb “lay with his fathers.”



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