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2 Kings 9:25-26

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9:25 Jehu ordered 1  his officer Bidkar, “Pick him up and throw him into the part of the field that once belonged to Naboth of Jezreel. Remember, you and I were riding together behind his father Ahab, when the Lord pronounced this judgment on him, 9:26 ‘“Know for sure that I saw the shed blood of Naboth and his sons yesterday,” says the Lord, “and that I will give you what you deserve right here in this plot of land,” 2  says the Lord.’ So now pick him up and throw him into this plot of land, just as the Lord said.” 3 

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, 4  her blood splattered against the wall and the horses, and Jehu drove his chariot over her. 5  9:34 He went inside and had a meal. 6  Then he said, “Dispose of this accursed woman’s corpse. Bury her, for after all, she was a king’s daughter.” 7  9:35 But when they went to bury her, they found nothing left but 8  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, 9  ‘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.’” 10 

1 tn Heb “said to.”

2 tn Heb “and I will repay you in this plot of land.”

3 tn Heb “according to the word of the Lord.”

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

5 tn Heb “and he trampled her.”

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

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

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

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

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



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