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2 Kings 9:33-37

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9:33 He said, “Throw her down!” So they threw her down, and when she hit the ground, 1  her blood splattered against the wall and the horses, and Jehu drove his chariot over her. 2  9:34 He went inside and had a meal. 3  Then he said, “Dispose of this accursed woman’s corpse. Bury her, for after all, she was a king’s daughter.” 4  9:35 But when they went to bury her, they found nothing left but 5  the skull, feet, and palms of the hands. 9:36 When they went back and told him, he said, “The Lord’s word through his servant, Elijah the Tishbite, has come to pass. He warned, 6  ‘In the plot of land at Jezreel, dogs will devour Jezebel’s flesh. 9:37 Jezebel’s corpse will be like manure on the surface of the ground in the plot of land at Jezreel. People will not be able to even recognize her.’” 7 

1 tn The words “when she hit the ground” are added for stylistic reasons.

2 tn Heb “and he trampled her.”

3 tn Heb “and he went and ate and drank.”

4 tn Heb “Attend to this accursed woman and bury her for she was the daughter of a king.”

5 tn Heb “they did not find her, except for.”

6 tn Heb “It is the word of the Lord, which he spoke by the hand of his servant, Elijah the Tishbite, saying.”

7 tn Heb “so that they will not say, ‘This is Jezebel.’”



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