King Joram returned to Jezreel to recover from the wounds he received from the Syrians 1 in Ramah when he fought against King Hazael of Syria. King Ahaziah son of Jehoram of Judah went down to visit 2 Joram son of Ahab in Jezreel, for he was ill.
But King Joram had returned to Jezreel to recover from the wounds he received from the Syrians 1 when he fought against King Hazael of Syria. 2 Jehu told his supporters, 3 “If you really want me to be king, 4 then don’t let anyone escape from the city to go and warn Jezreel.”
Ahaz sent messengers to King Tiglath-pileser of Assyria, saying, “I am your servant and your dependent. 1 March up and rescue me from the power 2 of the king of Syria and the king of Israel, who have attacked 3 me.”
Joram 1 returned to Jezreel to recover from the wounds he received from the Syrians 2 in Ramah when he fought against King Hazael of Syria. Ahaziah 3 son of King Jehoram of Judah went down to visit Joram son of Ahab in Jezreel, because he had been wounded. 4
The Lord his God handed him over to the king of Syria. The Syrians 1 defeated him and deported many captives to Damascus. 2 He was also handed over to the king of Israel, who thoroughly defeated him. 3
At the beginning 1 of the year the Syrian army attacked 2 Joash 3 and invaded Judah and Jerusalem. They wiped out all the leaders of the people and sent all the plunder they gathered to the king of Damascus.
Zedekiah son of Kenaanah made iron horns and said, “This is what the Lord says, ‘With these you will gore Syria until they are destroyed!’”
Jacob fled to the country of Aram, then Israel worked 1 to acquire a wife; he tended sheep to pay for her.
King Jehoash of Judah collected all the sacred items that his ancestors Jehoshaphat, Jehoram, and Ahaziah, kings of Judah, had consecrated, as well as his own sacred items and all the gold that could be found in the treasuries of the Lord’s temple and the royal palace. He sent it all 1 to King Hazael of Syria, who then withdrew 2 from Jerusalem.
Then the king of Israel marched out and struck down the horses and chariots; he thoroughly defeated 1 Syria.
So they started toward 1 the Syrian camp at dusk. When they reached the edge of the Syrian camp, there was no one there.
Where are the king of Hamath, the king of Arpad, and the king of Lair, 1 Sepharvaim, Hena, and Ivvah?’”
Here is a message about Damascus: “Look, Damascus is no longer a city, it is a heap of ruins!
Where are the king of Hamath, the king of Arpad, and the kings of Lair, 1 Sepharvaim, Hena, and Ivvah?’”
“I will set fire to the walls of Damascus; it will burn up the palaces of Ben Hadad.” 1
Then the king of the north 1 will advance against the empire of the king of the south, but will withdraw to his own land.