Another third of you will be stationed at the royal palace and still another third at the Foundation Gate. All the others 1 will stand in the courtyards of the Lord’s temple.
They seized her and took her into the precincts of the royal palace through the horses’ entrance. 1 There they executed her.
Manasseh passed away 1 and was buried in his palace. His son Amon replaced him as king.
However, some of the officials 1 of Judah heard about what was happening 2 and they rushed up to the Lord’s temple from the royal palace. They set up court 3 at the entrance of the New Gate of the Lord’s temple. 4
He burned down the Lord’s temple, the royal palace, and all the houses in Jerusalem, including every large house.
Make this announcement in 1 the fortresses of Ashdod and in the fortresses in the land of Egypt. Say this: “Gather on the hills around Samaria! 2 Observe the many acts of violence 3 taking place within the city, 4 the oppressive deeds 5 occurring in it.” 6
young men in whom there was no physical defect and who were handsome, 1 well versed in all kinds of wisdom, well educated 2 and having keen insight, 3 and who were capable 4 of entering the king’s royal service 5 – and to teach them the literature and language 6 of the Babylonians. 7
His servant Zimri, a commander of half of his chariot force, conspired against him. While Elah was drinking heavily 1 at the house of Arza, who supervised the palace in Tirzah,
The rest of the events of Ahab’s reign, including a record of his accomplishments and how he built a luxurious palace and various cities, are recorded in the scroll called the Annals of the Kings of Israel. 1
He took the officers of the units of hundreds, the Carians, the royal bodyguard, and all the people of land, and together they led the king down from the Lord’s temple. They entered the royal palace through the Gate of the Royal Bodyguard, 1 and the king 2 sat down on the royal throne.
The Lord afflicted the king with an illness; he suffered from a skin disease 1 until the day he died. He lived in separate quarters, 2 while his son Jotham was in charge of the palace and ruled over the people of the land.
Eliakim son of Hilkiah, the palace supervisor, accompanied by Shebna the scribe and Joah son of Asaph, the secretary, went to Hezekiah with their clothes torn 1 and reported to him what the chief adviser had said.
King Shishak of Egypt attacked Jerusalem and took away the treasures of the Lord’s temple and of the royal palace; he took everything, including the gold shields that Solomon had made.
Eliakim son of Hilkiah, the palace supervisor, accompanied by Shebna the scribe and Joah son of Asaph, the secretary, went to Hezekiah with their clothes torn in grief 1 and reported to him what the chief adviser had said.
I also told them, 1 “If they are really prophets and the Lord is speaking to them, 2 let them pray earnestly to the Lord who rules over all. 3 Let them plead with him not to let the valuable articles that are still left in the Lord’s temple, in the royal palace, and in Jerusalem be taken away 4 to Babylon.