The Philistines again raided the valley.
So David and his men got up early in the morning to return 1 to the land of the Philistines, but the Philistines went up to Jezreel.
He appointed him king over Gilead, the Geshurites, 1 Jezreel, Ephraim, Benjamin, and all Israel.
Meanwhile the sky was covered with dark clouds, the wind blew, and there was a heavy rainstorm. Ahab rode toward 1 Jezreel.
Dogs will devour Jezebel on the plot of ground in Jezreel; she will not be buried.’” 1 Then he opened the door and ran away.
Jehu approached Jezreel. When Jezebel heard the news, she put on some eye liner, 1 fixed up her hair, and leaned out the window.
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.’” 1
When they received the letter, they seized the king’s sons and executed all seventy of them. 1 They put their heads in baskets and sent them to him in Jezreel.
Then Jehu killed all who were left of Ahab’s family in Jezreel, and all his nobles, close friends, and priests. He left no survivors.
Then the people 1 of Judah and the people of Israel will be gathered together. They will appoint for themselves one leader, 2 and will flourish in the land. 3 Certainly, 4 the day of Jezreel will be great!
Crowds, great crowds are in the valley of decision, for the day of the Lord is near in the valley of decision! 1
Now sons were born to David in Hebron. His firstborn was Amnon, born to Ahinoam the Jezreelite.
Baana son of Ahilud was in charge of Taanach and Megiddo, 1 as well as all of Beth Shan next to Zarethan below Jezreel, from Beth Shan to Abel Meholah and on past Jokmeam.
Now the watchman was standing on the tower in Jezreel and saw Jehu’s troops approaching. 1 He said, “I see troops!” 2 Jehoram ordered, 3 “Send a rider out to meet them and have him ask, ‘Is everything all right?’” 4
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, 1 ‘In the plot of land at Jezreel, dogs will devour Jezebel’s flesh.
The border then descended to the edge of the hill country near the Valley of Ben Hinnom located in the Valley of the Rephaites to the north. It descended through the Valley of Hinnom to the slope of the Jebusites to the south and then down to En Rogel.
So Isaac left there and settled in the Gerar Valley. 1
So we settled down in the valley opposite Beth Peor. 1