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2 Chronicles 24:25-26

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24:25 When they withdrew, they left Joash 1  badly wounded. His servants plotted against him because of what he had done to 2  the son 3  of Jehoiada the priest. They murdered him on his bed. Thus 4  he died and was buried in the City of David, 5  but not in the tombs of the kings. 24:26 The conspirators were Zabad son of Shimeath (an Ammonite woman) and Jehozabad son of Shimrith (a Moabite woman).

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.



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