While Laban had gone to shear his sheep, 1 Rachel stole the household idols 2 that belonged to her father.
“What have you done?” Laban demanded of Jacob. “You’ve deceived me 1 and carried away my daughters as if they were captives of war! 2
Why did you run away secretly 1 and deceive me? 2 Why didn’t you tell me so I could send you off with a celebration complete with singing, tambourines, and harps? 3
So Jehosheba, the daughter of King Joram and sister of Ahaziah, took Ahaziah’s son Joash and sneaked 1 him away from the rest of the royal descendants who were to be executed. She hid him and his nurse in the room where the bed covers were stored. 2 So he was hidden from Athaliah and escaped execution. 3
So Jehoshabeath, 1 the daughter of King Jehoram, 2 took Ahaziah’s son Joash and sneaked him away 3 from the rest of the royal descendants who were to be executed. She hid him and his nurse in the room where the bed covers were stored. So Jehoshabeath the daughter of King Jehoram, wife of Jehoiada the priest and sister of Ahaziah, hid him from Athaliah so she could not execute him.