He began building on the second day of the second month of the fourth year of his reign. 1
Why 1 do I put myself in peril, 2 and take my life in my hands?
I grabbed the two tablets, threw them down, 1 and shattered them before your very eyes.
In the twelfth year, in the twelfth month, on the first of the month, 1 the word of the Lord came to me:
Naaman said, “Please accept two talents of silver. 1 He insisted, and tied up two talents of silver in two bags, along with two suits of clothes. He gave them to two of his servants and they carried them for Gehazi. 2
May the Lord punish him for the blood he shed; 1 behind my father David’s back he struck down and murdered with the sword two men who were more innocent and morally upright than he 2 – Abner son of Ner, commander of Israel’s army, and Amasa son of Jether, commander of Judah’s army.