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2 Chronicles 33:20-25

Context
33:20 Manasseh passed away 1  and was buried in his palace. His son Amon replaced him as king.

Amon’s Reign

33:21 Amon was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned for two years in Jerusalem. 2  33:22 He did evil in the sight of 3  the Lord, just like his father Manasseh had done. He offered sacrifices to all the idols his father Manasseh had made, and worshiped 4  them. 33:23 He did not humble himself before the Lord as his father Manasseh had done. 5  Amon was guilty of great sin. 6  33:24 His servants conspired against him and killed him in his palace. 33:25 The people of the land executed all who had conspired against King Amon, and they 7  made his son Josiah king in his place.

1 tn Heb “lay down with his fathers.”

2 map For location see Map5 B1; Map6 F3; Map7 E2; Map8 F2; Map10 B3; JP1 F4; JP2 F4; JP3 F4; JP4 F4.

3 tn Heb “in the eyes of.”

4 tn Or “served.”

5 tn Heb “as Manasseh his father had humbled himself.”

6 tn Heb “for he, Amon, multiplied guilt.”

7 tn Heb “and the people of the land.”



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