22:7 God brought about Ahaziah’s downfall through his visit to Joram. 5 When Ahaziah 6 arrived, he went out with Joram to meet Jehu son of Nimshi, whom the Lord had commissioned 7 to wipe out Ahab’s family. 8
1 tn Heb “he”; the referent (Joram) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
2 tn Heb “which the Syrians inflicted [on] him.”
3 tc Most Hebrew
4 tn Heb “because he was sick,” presumably referring to the wounds he received in the battle with the Syrians.
5 tn Heb “From God was the downfall of Ahaziah by going to Joram.”
6 tn Heb “he”; the referent (Ahaziah) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
7 tn Heb “anointed.”
8 tn Heb “to cut off the house of Ahab.”