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Jezebel's deald. Unto which of all us ? And he said, To thee, 'o Jehu, and met him in the portion of Naboth captaini

the Jezreelite. 6 And he arose, and went into the house; and 22 And it came to pass when Joram saw he poured the oil on his head, and said unto Jehu, that he faid, Is it peace, Jehu! And he him, Thus faith the LORD God of Israel, I have answered, what peace, so long as the whoreanointed thee king over the people of the doms of thy mother Jezebel and her witch. LORD, even over lirael.

crafts are so many! 7 And thou shalt (mate the house of Ahab 23 And Joram íurned his hands, and Aed, thy matter, that I way avenge the blood of my and said to Ahaziah, There is treachery, fervants the prophets, and the blood of all Ahaziah. the servants of the Lord, at the hand of Je- 24 And Jehu drew a bow with his full zebel.

ftrength and smote Jehoram between his arms, 8 For the whole house of Ahab thall perith : and the arrow went out at his heart, and he and I will cut oiffroin Ahab him that piffeth sunk down in his chariot. against the wall, and him that is shut up and 25 Then said yebu to Bidkar his captain, lett in Israel:

Take up and cait him in the portion of the 9 And I will make the house of Ahab like field of Naboth the Jezreelite: for remember the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, how that, when I and thou rode together after end like the house of Baatha the son of Ahab his father, the Lord laid this burdea Ahijah :

upon him; 1o And the dogs shall eat Jezebel in the por. 26 Surely I have seen yefterday the blood of tion of Jezrcel, and there shall be none to bury Naboth, and the blood of his sons, saith the ber. And he opened the door and fled. LORD; and I will requite thee in this plat,

1! Then Jehu came forth to the servants of faith the LORD. Now therefore take and cart his lord: anů one said unto him, Is all well! him into the plat of ground, according to the wherefore came this mad fellow to thee! And word of the LORD. nt said unto them, Ye know the man, and his 27 But whenAhaziah the king of Judah saw communication,

this, he red by the way of the garden-house. 12 And they

said, It is faise; tell us now. And Jehu followed after him, and said, Smire And he said, Thus and thus spa'.e he to me, him also in the chariot. and they did so at fuying, Thus faith the LORD, I have anointed the going up to Gur, which is by ibleam. And thee king over Israel.

he fled to Megiddo, and died there. 13 Ani they hated, and took every man his 28 And his servants carried him in a chariot garment, and put it under him on the top or to Jerusalem, and buried him in his sepulchre The stairs, and blew with the trumpets, saying, with his fathers in the city of David. jehu is king.

29 And in the eleventh yearoi Jorain the lon 14 So Jehu the son of Jehofhaphat the fon of of Ahab began Ahaziah to reign over Judah. Ninthi conspired againn Joram. (Now Joram 30 g And when Jehu was come to Jezreel, had kept Ramoth-gilead, he and all Ifrael, be. Jezebel heard of it, and the painted her face, cause of Hazael king of Syria.

and tired her head, and looked out at a wine 15 But king Joram was returned to be dow. healed in Jezreel of the wounds which the 31 And as Jetu entered in at the gate, the Syrians had given him, when he fought said, Had Ziniri peace, who few his matter? with Hazael king of Syria.) And Jehu said, 32 And he lifted up his face to the window, If it be your minds, then let none go forth nor and said, Who is on my fide? who? And there escape out of the city to go to tell it in looked out to him two or three eunuchs. Jezreel.

33 And he said, Throw her down. So they 16 SO Tehu rode in a chariot, and went to threw her down: and some of her blood was Jezreel; for foram lay there. And Ahaziah (prinkled on the wall, and on the horses : and king of Judah was come down to see Joram. he trode her under foot.

17 And there tood a watchman on the tower 34 And when he was come in, he did eat in Jezreel, and he spica the company of Jehu and drink, and said, Go, see now this cursed as he came, and said, I see a company. And woman, and bury her : for she is a king's Joram said, Take an borseman, and send daughter. to mcet them, and let him say, Is it 3; And they went to bury her; but they peace!

found no more of her than the scull, and the 18 So there went one on horseback to meet teet, and the palms of ber hands. him, and said, Thus faith the king, işit peace ? 30 Wherefore they came again, and told And Jehu said, What hait thou to do with him. And he said, This is the word of the peace? turn thee behind me. And the watch. LCRD, which he spake by his servant Elijah man toli, saying, The messenger came to the Tiib bite, saying, in the portion of Jezreel them, but he cometh not again.

Thall dogs eat the neth of Jezebel : 19 Then he sent out a second on horseback, 37 And the carcase of Jezebel fhall be as which came to them, and said, Thus dung upon the face of the field in the portion faith the king, is it peace! And Jeinu answer. of Jezieel; so that they shall not say, This is ed, what hait thou to do with peace! turn Jezebel. thee behind me.

c H A P. . 20 And the watchman told, saying, He came i teha causeth setenty of Ahab's children: # cen un to them, and cometh not again; and be bebeaded:18he desiroperb the wormhipper the driving is like the driving of Jehu the fon of Baal, 29 yet followeth teroboam's fins of Nimihi; tor he driveth furioulls. 21 And Joram faid, make ready. And bis And Ahab had seventy fons i samaria.

And Jehu wrote letters, and seni to $2. chariot was made ready. And Joram king maria, unto the rulers of Jezreel, to the elders, of Uraeland Ahaziah king of Judah went out, and to them that brought up Ahab's children, each in his charios, and wey went out against saying,

them up:

Abad's children bebeaded.

Chap. Ý.

Baaps prophets pains. 2 Now as soon as this letter cometh to you, 18 9 And Jehu gathered all the people to. seeing your mafter's sons are with you, and gether, and said unto them, Ahab ferved Baal ibere are with your chariots and horses, a fenc. a little ; butjehu shall serve him much. ed city also, and armour;

19 Now therefore call unto me all the pro. 3 Look even out the beft and meeteft of phets of Baal, all his servants, and all' his your matter's sons, and set bimon his father's prietts; let none be wanting : for I have a ihrone, and fight for your matter's house. great sacrifice to do to Baar;

whofoever thall 4 But they were exceedingly afraid, and he wanting, he shall not live. But Jehu did faià, Behold, two kings stood not before him: it in subtilty, to the intent that he might de. how then thall we itand?

Atroy the worshippers of Baal. s And he that was over the house, and he 20 And Jehu said, Proclaim a solemn affem. that was over the city, the elders also, and bly for Baal. And they proclaimed it. the bringers up of the children, sent to Jehu, 21 And Jchu sent through all Israel : and all saying, We are thy servants, and will do all the worshippers of Baal came, so that there that chou shalt bid us; we will not make a:hy was not a man left that came not. And thcy king: do thou that which is good in thine came into the house of Baal; and the house of Cyes.

Baal was full fiom one end to another. 6 Then he wrote a letter the second time 22 And he said unto him that was over the to them, saying, If ye be mine, and if ye will vestry, Bring forth vettments for all the wor. hearken unto my voice, take ye the heads hippers of Baal. And he brought them forth of the men your' mafter's fons, and come to vestments. me to Jezreel by to-morrow this time. Now 23 And Jehu went, and Jehonadab the son the king's sons, being seventy perfons, were of Rechab, into the housco? Baal, and said un. with the great men of the cicy, which brought to the worshippers of Baal, Search, and look

that there be here with you none of the ser. 7 And it came to pass, when the letter came vants of the LORD, but the worshippers of to them, that they took the king's cons, and Baal only. New feventy persons, and put their heais in 24 And when they went in to offer facri. baskets, and sent him them to Jezrecl. fices and burnt offerings, Jehu appointed

8 And there came a mesenger, and told fourscore men without, and said, Ifany of the him, saying, They have brough the heads of men whom I have brought into your hands the king's fons. And he said, Lay ve them in escape, he that letieth bin 3, his life malibe two heaps at the entering in of the gate uncil for the life of him.. the morning.

25 And it came to pass, as soon as he had 9 And it came to pass in the morning, that made an end of offering the burni-offering, he' went out, and food, and said to all the that Jehu faid to the guard, and to the cap. people, Ye be righteous: behold, I conspired tains, Go in, and tlay them; let

none come against my mafter, and new him: but who forth. And they (mote then with the edge New all there!

of the sword; and the guard and the captains 10 Know now, that there mall fall unto the cart them out, and went to the city of the house earth nothing of ihe word or the LORD, which of Baal. the LORD spake concerning the house of Ahab: 26 And they brought forth the images out for the Lord hath done ibat which he spake of the house of Baal, and burned them. by his servant Elijah.

27. And they brake down the image of Baal, u So Jehu New all that remained of the and brake down the house of Baal, and made ii house of Ahab in Jezreel, and all his great a draught house unto this day. men, and his kinsfolk, and his priests, until 28 Thus Jehu destroyed' Baal out of is. he left him none remaining.

rael. 12 And he arose and departed, and came 29 $ Howbeit, from the fins of Jeroboam thre to Samaria. And as he was at the shearing fon of Nebat, who made frael to fin, Jeau house in the way,

departed not from after them, to wit, the 13 Jehu met with the brethren of Ahaziah golden calves chat were in Beth-el, and that king of Judah, and said, Who are ye? And were in Dan. Wey answered, we are the brethren of Aha. 30 And the LORD said unto Jehu, Because ziah; and we go down to salute the children of thou hast done well in executing that which the king, and the children of the queen. is right in mine eyes, and has done unto the

14 And he said, Take them alive. And house of Ahab according to all that was in they took them alive, and slew them at the mine heart, thy children of the fourth genera. pit of the hearing house, even two and forty tion, thall fit on the throne of Israel. men; neither left he any of them.

31 But Jchu took no hced to walk in the law 15 And when he was departed thence, he of the Lord God of Tsrael with all his heart: lighted on Jehonadah the son of Rechabcoming for he departed not from the fins of Jeroboam, to meet him : and he saluted him, and said to which made Israel to fin. him, Is thi:e hcart right, as my heart is with 32. In thofe days the LORD began to cut thy heart; And Jehonadab an!wered, It is. If Israel thort: and Hazael smote them in all it be, give me thine hand. And he gave him the coasts of Vrael; his hand; and he took him up to him into the 33 From Jordan eastward, all the land of chariot.

Gilead, the Gadites, and the Reubenites, and 16 And he said, Come with me, and see my the Manallites, from Aroer, which is by the zeal for the LORD. So they made m ride in river Arnon, even Gilead an Bathan his chariot.

34 ? Now the rest of the acts of Jehu, and 17. And when he came to Samaria, he new all that he did, and all his might, are they noc all that remained unto Ahab in Samaria, till he written in the book of the chronicles of the had deitroyed him, according to the saying of kings of Israel! the LORD, which he spake to Elijah.

35 And Jehu lept with his fathers : atque

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Jeboajo reigneth. they buried him in Samarla. And Jehoahaz faid, Let her not be nain in the house of the his son reigned in his ttead.

LORD. 36. Andike time that Jehu reigned over Is. 16. And they laid hands on her: and the sael in Samaria was twenty and eight years. went by the way by the which the horses CH A P. XI.

came into the king's house : and there was the Fehoast. Saved from Athaliah's maslacre, &c. Nain. A Ned when fehadiahabeamet het frafa.ziad

17 9 And Jehoiada made a covenant he faw that her son was dead, the arose, and tween the LORD and the king and the people, destroyed all the seed royal.

that they should be the LORD's people ; be. 2 But Jehoiheba, the daughter of king tween the king also and the people. Joram, fifier of Ahaziah, took Joam the son 18 And all the people of the land went into of Ahaziah, and stole him from among the the house of Baal, and brake it down; his altars krog's fons which were flain; and they hid and his images brake they in pieces thorough. Binn, even him and his nurse, in the bed. ly, and new Maltan the prieit of Baal before chamber from Athaliah, so that he was not the altars: and the prieit appointed otticers Dain.

over the house of the Lord. 3 And he was with her hid in the house of 19 And he took the rulers over hundreds, she LORD tix years. And Athaliah did reign and the captains, and the guard, and all the over the land.

people of the land; and they brought dowa 4. And the seventh year Jehoiada fent and the king froin the house of the LORD, and fetched the rulers over hundreds, with the came by the way of the gate of the guard to the captains and the guard, and brought them to king's house: and he sat on the throne of the him into the houre of the LORD, and made a kings. covenant with ther, and took an oath of them 20 And all the people of the land rejoiced, in the house of the LORD, and shewed them and the city was in quiet; and they slew Atha. the king's !on.

liah with the sword befide the king's house. 5. And he commanded theni, saying, This 21 Seven years old was Jchoath when he srihe thing that ye fall do; A third part of began to reigo. o that enter in on the fabbath, thall even be

CHAP. XII. keepers of the watch of the king's house;

Jehoajb reigneth well, &c. a third part eatite ne the sale of sur; I eigents and forty years reigned he, in Jerus and a third part at the gate behind the guard so shall ye keep the watch of the house, that it falem: and his mother's name was Zibiah of be not broken down.

Bcer-theha. ? And two parts of all you that go forth on 2 And Jehoath did that which was right in Pre falibathpeven they thall keep the watch of the light of the LORD all his days, wherein The house of the Lord about the king. Jehoiada the priest instructed him.

8 Anu ye shall compass the king round 3 But the hinplaces were not taken away : about, every man with his weapons in his the people ftin facrificed and burnt incense in pand? and he that cometh within the ranges, the high places. }ct him be dain: and be ye with the king as he

49 And Jehonh said to the prieits, All the goeth out, and as he cometh in.

money of the dedicated things that is brovght 9 And the captains over the hundreds did into the house of the LORD, even the money of according to all ibings that Jehoiada the priest every one that pafleth the account, the money commanded : and they took every man his chat every man is set at, and all the money *pen that were to come in on the rabbath, with that conneth into any man's heart to bring into them that thould go out on the fabbatli, and the house of the LORD, came to Jehoiada the priett.

s Let the priests take it to them, every man 10 And to the capiains over hundreds did or his acquaintance; and let them repair the alle prieits give king David's spears and shields, breaches of the house, wheresoever any breach that were in the teinple of the LORD.

Thall be found. 11 And the guard tood, every man with 6 But it was so, that in the three and twen. his weapons in his hand, round about the king, tieth year of king Jehoath the priests had not from the sight corner of the temple, to the repaired the breaches of the house. left corner of the temple, along by the altar 7 Then king Jehoaih called for Jehoiada the and the temple.

priest, and the other prietts, and said unto 12 And he brought forth the king's son, and them, Why repair ye not the breaches of the yut the crown upon him, and gave bim the house? now therefore receive no more money teilimony: and they made him king, and of your acquaintance, but deliver it for the anointed him; abu they clapped their hands, breaches of the house. and said, God save the king.

8 And the priests consented to receive no 13 9 And when Athaliah heard the noise of more money of the people, neither to repair the guard, and of the people, the came to the the breaches of the house. people into the temple of the LORD.

9 But Jehoiada the priest took a cheft, and 14 And when the looked, behold, the king bored a hole in the lid of it, and set it beside food by a pillar, as the manner was, and the the altar, on the right side as one cometh into princes and the trumpeters by the king; and the house of the LORD: and the prietts that all the people of the land rejoiced, and blew kept the door put therein all the money inar with trumpets: and Athaliah rent her clothes, was brought into the house of ihe Lord. 2od cried, Treason, ticaron.

10 And it was so, when they saw that there 15 But Jehoiada the prieft commanded the was much money in the chest, that the king's captains of the hundreds, the otficers of the scribe and the high priest came up, and they hoit, and said unto them, Have her forth with. put up in bags, and told the mone;' that was out the ranges; and him that followeth found in the house of the LORD. her kill with the sword. For the priett had 11 And they gave the money, being told,

arrows.

Garb is taken.

Chap. xii.

Fufta's dearb. Into the hands of them that did the work, Jehoahaz but fifty horsemen, and ten chariot: that had the oversight of the house of the and ten thousand footmen; for the king of LORD: and they laid it out to the carpenters Syria had destroyed them, and had made them and builders that wrought upon the house of like the dun by thrething the LORD,

8 ! Now the rest of the acts of Jehoahaz, 12 And' to masons, and hewers of tone, and all that he did, and his might, are they and to buy timber and hewed ftone to repair not written in the book of the chronicles of the breaches of the house of the LORD, and the kings of Israel! for all that was laid out for the house to repair y And Jehoahaz slept with his fathers; and it.

they buried him in Samaria : and Joaih his fon 13 Howbeit, there were not made for the reigned in his itcad. house of the LORD bowls of tilver, snutters, 10 1 In the thirty and seventh year of Jo. barons, trumpets, any vefsels of gold, or vele an king of Judah began Jehoain the son of je fels of tilver, of the money ibar was brought toanaz to reign urci líac in Samaria, arid into the houle of the LORD:

reigiud fixteen years. 14 But they gave that to the workmen, and NI And he did that whicb was evil in the repaired therewith the house of the LORD. fight of the LORD ; he departed not from all

Is Moreover they reckoned not with the the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebas, who men, into whore hand they delivered the mo. made Isael fin : but he walked therein. ney to be bestowed on workmen : for they 12 And the reit of the acts of Joath, and all dealt saithfully.

that he dii, and his might wherewith he 16 The trespass money and in money was fought againt Aniaziah king of Ju iah, are rot brought into the house of the LORD: it was they not written in the book of the chronicles the priei's.

of the kings of Israel! 119 Then Hazael king of Syria went up, 13 And Joaih fiept with his fathers; and Je. and fought againft Gath, and took it : and Ha. roboam fai upou his throne : and Joaih was zael fet his face to go up to Jerusalem. buried in samaria with the kings of Israel.

18 And Jehoath king of Judah look all the 14 Now Elitha was fallen lick of his lick. hallowed things that Jehoshaphat, and Jeho- ners whereof he died. And Joalh the king fam, and Ahaziah, his fathers, kings of Judah, of lfrael came down unto him, and wept over had dedicated, and his own hallowed things, his face, and said, O my father, my father, and all the gold that was found in the trea. the chariot cf Israel, and the horsenien there. Sures of the house of the LORD, and in the oi. king's house, and sent it to Hazael king of is And Elitha faid unto him, Take bow Syria : and he went away from Jerusalem. and arrows. And he took unto him bow and

19 9 And the rest of the acts of Joanh, and all that he did, are they not written in the 16 And he said to the king of Israel, Put book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah? thine hand upon the bow. And he put his

20 And his servants arose, and made a con. hand upmir; and elisha put his hands upun Spiracy, and flew Joath in the hou.: of Millo, the king's hands. which goeth down to Silla.

17. And he said, Open the window cast. 21 For Jozachar the son of Shimcath, and ward. And he opened it. Then Elisha said, Jehozabad the son of Shomer, his fervants, Snoot: and he mot. And he said, The ar. Imote him, and he died; and they buried him row of the LORD's deliverance, and the ar. with his fai ers in the city of David : and A. row or deliverance from Syria : for thou thalt maziah bis son reigned in his itead.

smite the Syrians in Aphek, till thou have CHAP. XIII.

consumed bom. 1 Jehoabaz's wicked reizn: 8 Yoab fucceederb 18 And he said, Take the arrows. And lie bim. 20 Elifca's death.

took them. And he said unto the king of Isracl, N the three and twentieth year of foarh the Smite upon the ground. And he (mote thrice, son of Jehu began to reign over Israel in Sama- 19 And the man of God was wroth with ria, and reigned seventeen years.

him, and said, Thou shouldet have smitten 2 And he did roar which was evil in the five or fix times; then hadit thou smitten fight of the LORD, and followed the sins of Syria till thou hadit consumed it: whereas Jeroboam the son of Neoat, which made Israel now thcu Malt imite Syria bur thrice. io fin; he departed not therefrom.

20 I And Elisha died, and they buried 3. And the anger of the LORD was kin. him. "And the bands of the Moabites in. dléd againit Israel, and he delivered them into vaded the land at the coming in of the the hand of Hazael king of Syria, and into the year. hund of Ben-hadad the top of Hazael, all tbeir 21 And it came to pass, as they were burydays.

ing a man, that, behoid, they Ipted a band 4 And Jehoihaz berought the LORD, and of men; and they caft the man into the fe. the LORD hearkened unto him : for he saw pu!chré of Eliha: and when the man was the oppreision of Israel, because the king of let down, and couched the bones of Elifa, Syria opprefed them.

he revived, and itood up on his teet. s (And the LORD gave Israel a saviour, lo 22 9 But Hazael king of Syria opprefice that they went out from under the hand of the Israel all the days of Jehoahaz. Syrians: and the children of Israel dwelt in 23. And the LORD was gracious unto them, their tents, as beforetime.

and had compaifion on them, and had resped 6 Nevertheless they departed not from the unto them, because of his covenant with A. fins of the house of Jeroboam, who made 1srael vraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not de. fin, but walked therein : and there remained Atroy them, neither cast hé them from his prae the grove also in Samaria.)

fence as yet. i Neither did he leave of the people to 24 So Hazael king of Syria died, and Ben

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Amaziad's good reign.

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Azariab's good rèign. hadad his son reigned in his Atead.

fought with Amaziah king of Judah, are they 25 And Jehoain the son of Jehoahaz took not written in the book of the chronicles

of again out of the hand of Ben-hadad the son of the kings of Israel! Hazael the cities, which he had taken out of 16 And Jehoaih nèpt with his fathers, and the hand of Jehoahaz his father by war. Three was buried in Samaria with the kings of times did joath beat him, and recovered the ci. Israel; and Jeroboam his son reigned in his ties of Israel.

ftead. CHA P. XIV.

17.9 And Amaziah the son of Joath king of 3 Amaziab's good re123: 17 he is pain by a Judah lived after the death oi Jehoath son of

conspiracy: 21 Azariah jurcredeth him. Jehoahaz king of Israel fifteen ycars.

N the second year of Joaíh son of Jehoahaz 18 And the reft of the acks of Amaziah, are Joath king of Judah.

of the kings of Judah ! 2. He was twenty and five years old when 19 Now they made a conspiracy againAt him he began to reign, and reigned twenty and in Jerusalem: and he fled to Lachim;

but they nine years in Jersualem. And his mother's rest aiter him to Lachith, and New him there. name was Jehoaddan ot Jerusalem.

20 And they brought him on horses; and 3. And he did that which was right in the he was buried at Jerusalem with his fathers in light of the LORD, yet not like David his the city of David! father : he did according to all things as Joath 21 And all the people of Judah took Aza. his father did.

riah, (which was sixteen years old,) and 4 Howbeit the high places were not aken made him king inftead of his father Amaziah. away: as yet the people did sacrifice and burnt 22 He built Elath, and restored it to Judah incenic on the high places.

after that the king slept with his fathers: 5 And it came to pass, as soon as the 23 g in the fifteenth year of Amaziah the kingdom was confirmed in his hand, that he son of Joath king of Judah, Jeroboam the son new tis servants which had fain the king his of Joaih king of Israel began to reign in Sama. father.

ria, and reigned forty and one years. 6 But the children of the murderers he New 24 And he did that which was evil in the not: according unto that which is written fight of the LORD: he departed got from all in the book of the law of Moses, wherein the the ins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who LORD commanded, saying, The fathers thall made Israel to fin. not be put to death for the children, nor the 25 He rettored the coast of Israel, from the children be put to death for the fathers ; entering of Hamath unto the sea of the plain, but every man thall be put to death for his according to the word of the LORD Gou or owa rin.

Israel, which he spake by the hand of his fere 7 He new of Edom in the valley of falt ten vant Jonah the son of Amillai the prophet, Thousand, and took Sclah by war, and called which was of Gath-hepher. The name of it Joktheel unto this day.

26 For the Lord saw the amiaion of it. 8. Then Amaziah sent meriingers to Je. rael, tbatit was very bitter : for there was hoath' the son of Jencanaz son oi Jehu king not any shut up, nor any left, nor any helper of Israel, saying, Come, let us look one ano. for Israel. ther in the face.

27 And the LORD said not that he would 9 And Jehoash the king of Israel sent to A. plot out the name of Israel from under heaven: maziah king of Judah, saying, The thiftie that but he saved them by the band of Jeroboam was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that was the son of Joalh. in Lubanon, saying, Give thy daughter to my 28 g Now the rest of the acts of Jeroboam, 1on to wiie: and there paired by a wild beait and all that he did, and his mighi, how he 'bat was in Lebanon, and trode down the warred, and how he recovered Damascus, and chiflle.

Harnach, which belonged to Judah, for Israel, 10 Thou haft indeed smitten Edom, and are they not written in the book of the chroni. Chine heart hath lifted thee up: glory of this, c!es of the kings of Ifracl ! and tarry at home ; for why shouldert thou 29 Ant Jeroboam nept with his fathers, meddle to thy hurt, that thou thouldett fall, ep'en with the kings of Israel ; and Zachariah even thou, and Judah with thee!

his son reigned in his tead, But Amaziah would not hear : there

С НА Р. XV. fore Jehoash king of Israel went up: and he

Azariah's ond reign, cc. and hámaziah king of Judah looked one another Inithe friends and fedenth caro Terobnam

Beth, belongerb king of Israel began Azariah of Amaziah to Judah,

king of Judah to reign. 12 And Judah was put to the worse before 2 Sixteen years old was he when he began Israel, and they Acd every man to their tents. to reign, and he reigned two and fifty years in

13 And Tehoath king of Israel look Ama. Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Je. ziah king of Judah, the son of Jehoam the choliah of Jerusaiem. Son of Ahaziah, at Beth-themeth, and came 3 And he did that which was right in the 10 Jerusalem, and brake down the wall of sight of the Lord, according to all that his Jerusalem from the gate of Ephraim unto the father Amaziah had done; corner gate, four hundred cubiis.

4 Save that the high places were not remo14 And he took all the gold and liker, and ved: the people facrificed and burnt incense all the veftels that were found in the house of ftill on the high places. the LORD, and in the treasures of the king's SS And the LORD (mote the king, so that he house, and hostages, and returned to Sama. was a leper unto the day of his death, and ria.

dwelt in a several house: and Jotham the 15. Now the reft of the aas of Jehoash king's son was over the house, judging the which he did, and his might, and how he people of the land,

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