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When Hadadezer’s subjects saw they were defeated by Israel, they made peace with David and became his subjects. The Arameans were no longer willing to help the Ammonites.
Now the king of Syria had ordered his chariot commanders, “Do not fight common soldiers or high ranking officers; 1 fight only the king of Israel!”
He followed their advice and joined Ahab’s son King Joram 1 of Israel in a battle against King Hazael of Syria 2 at Ramoth Gilead in which the Syrians defeated Joram.
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
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.
Even though the invading Syrian army was relatively weak, the Lord handed over to them Judah’s very large army, 1 for the people of Judah 2 had abandoned the Lord God of their ancestors. The Syrians 3 gave Joash what he deserved. 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
He offered sacrifices to the gods of Damascus whom he thought had defeated him. 1 He reasoned, 2 “Since the gods of the kings of Damascus helped them, I will sacrifice to them so they will help me.” But they caused him and all Israel to stumble.
During 1 the reign of Ahaz son of Jotham, son of Uzziah, king of Judah, King Rezin of Syria and King Pekah son of Remaliah of Israel marched up to Jerusalem 2 to do battle, but they were unable to prevail against it. 3
Tell him, ‘Make sure you stay calm! 1 Don’t be afraid! Don’t be intimidated 2 by these two stubs of smoking logs, 3 or by the raging anger of Rezin, Syria, and the son of Remaliah.
But when King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon invaded the land we said, ‘Let’s get up and go to Jerusalem 1 to get away from the Babylonian 2 and Aramean armies.’ That is why we are staying here in Jerusalem.”
“You Israelites are just like the Ethiopians in my sight,” 1 says the Lord. “Certainly I brought Israel up from the land of Egypt, but I also brought the Philistines from Caphtor 2 and the Arameans from Kir. 3
The Israelites again did evil in the Lord’s sight. 1 They worshiped 2 the Baals and the Ashtars, 3 as well as the gods of Syria, Sidon, 4 Moab, the Ammonites, and the Philistines. 5 They abandoned the Lord and did not worship 6 him.
Asa took all the silver and gold that was left in the treasuries of the Lord’s temple and of the royal palace and handed it to his servants. He then told them to deliver it 1 to Ben Hadad son of Tabrimmon, the son of Hezion, king of Syria, ruler in Damascus, along with this message:
The prophet 1 visited the king of Israel and said, “This is what the Lord says: ‘Because the Syrians said, “The Lord is a god of the mountains and not a god of the valleys,” I will hand over to you this entire huge army. 2 Then you will know that I am the Lord.’”
The king got up in the night and said to his advisers, 1 “I will tell you what the Syrians have done to us. They know we are starving, so they left the camp and hid in the field, thinking, ‘When they come out of the city, we will capture them alive and enter the city.’”
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.
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.