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Baal, and brake it down; his altars and his images brake they in pieces thoroughlyl, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars. And

the priest appointed 'officers over the 19 house of the LORD. And he took

the 'captains' over hundreds, and the "Carites', and the guard, and all the people of the land, and they brought down the king from the house of the LORD, and came by the way of the gate of the guard unto the king's

house. And he sat on the throne of () the kings. Sol all the people of the

land rejoiced, and the city was quiet: and they slew Athaliah with the sword

lat' the king's house. 21) *Jehoash was seven years old when 12 1 she began to reign. In the seventh

year of Jehu began Jehoash to reign; and he reigned forty years in Jeru

salem: and his mother's name was 2 Zibiah of Beer-sheba. And Jehoash did that which was right in the leyes! of the LORD all his days wherein

Jehoiada the priest instructed him. 3 °Howbeiti the high places were not taken away: the people still sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

And Jehoash said to the priests, All the money of the hallowed' things that is brought into the house of the LORD, Si in current money, the money of the persons for whom eacht man is frated', and all the money that lit!

cometh into any man's heart to bring 5 into the house of the LORD, olet the priests take it to them, every man from his acquaintance: and Ithey shalli repair the breaches of the house, wheresoever any breach shall be found. But it was so, that in the three and twentieth year of king Jehoash the priests had not repaired the breaches i of the house. Then king Jehoash called for Jehoiada the priest, and for the other priests, and said unto them, Why repair ye not the breaches of the house? now therefore Itakel no more money 'from your acquaint

ance, but deliver it for the breaches (8 of the house. And the priests con

sented that they should takel no more

money 'from the people, neither re* 9 pair the breaches of the house. But

Jehoiada the priest took a chest, and

bored a hole in the lid of it, and set it beside the altar, on the right side as one cometh into the house of the LORD: and the priests that kept the 5door put therein all the money that

was brought into the house of the * 10 LORD. 'And it was so, when they

saw that there was much money in the chest, that the king's 6scribe and the high priest came up, and they "put up in bags and told the money

that was found in the house of the 11 LORD. 'And they gave the money

Ithat was weighed out into the hands of them that did the work, that had the oversight of the house of the LORD: and they s'paid' it out to the carpenters and the builders, that

wrought upon the house of the LORD, 12 °and to the masons and the hewers

of stone, and 'for buying! timber and Thewn' stone to repair the breaches of the house of the LORD, and for all

that 'was laid out for the house to 13 repair it. But there were not made

for the house of the Lord cups of silver, snuffers, basons, trumpets, any vessels of gold, or vessels of silver,

of the money that was brought into 14 the house of the LORD: "for they

gave that to them that didi the 'worki,

and repaired therewith the house of 15 the Lord. Moreover they reckoned

not with the men, into whose hand they delivered the money to give to

them that did the worki : for they 16) dealt faithfully. "The money for the

guilt offeringsl, and the money for the sin offerings', was not brought into the house of the LORD: it was

the priests'. 17 Then Hazael king of Syria went up,

and fought against Gath, and took it :

and Hazael set his face to go up to Je18 rusalem. °And Jehoash king of Judah

took all the hallowed things that Jehoshaphat, and Jehoram, and Ahaziah, his fathers, kings of Judah, had 'dedicatedl, and his own hallowed things, and all the gold that was found in the treasures of the house of the LORD, and of the king's house, and sent it

to Hazael king of Syria : and he went 19 away from Jerusalem. Now! the rest

of the acts of Joash, and all that he did, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of

1 Heb. offices.

? (Ch. xii, 1 in Heb.) * Or, even the money of every one

that passeth the Inumbering" See

* Heb. each man the money of the

souls of his estimation. See Lev.

xxvii. 2.
6 Heb. threshold.

• Or, secretary 7 Heb. bound up and &c. 8 Heb. brought it forth. 9 Heb. went forth,

EX. XXX. 13

VERSION OF 1611.- throughly; 19 rulers. . captains..to; 20 And..(in). .beside. XII. 2 sight; 3 But; 4 dedicated.. even the..of every one that passeth the account.. that every.. set at; 5 of . . let them; 7 receive .. of ; 8 to receive .. of.. (to); 11 being told .. laid; 12 to buy .. hewed; 13 Howbeit.. bowls ; 14 but .. workmen ; 15 be bestowed on workmen ; 16 trespass; 18 dedicate .. in;

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20 Judah? And his servants arose, and

made a conspiracy, and ismotel Joash

lat: the house of Millo, fon the way 21 that goeth down to Silla. °For Joz

acar the son of Shimeath, and Jehozabad the son of Shomer, his servants, smote him, and he died ; and they buried him with his fathers in the city of David : and Amaziah his son

reigned in his stead. 131 In the three and twentieth

year

of Joash the son of Ahaziah, king of Judah, Jehoahaz the son of Jehu be

gan to reign over Israel in Samaria, 2 and reigned seventeen years. And

he did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord, and followed the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat,

"wherewith her made Israel to sin; he 3 departed not therefrom. °And the

anger of the Lord was kindled against Israel, and he delivered them into the hand of Hazael king of Syria, and

into the hand of Ben-hadad the son 4 of Hazael, licontinually. 'And Jeho

ahaz besought the Lord, and the LORD hearkened unto him: for he saw the oppression of Israel, 'how

that the king of Syria oppressed 5 them. °(And the LORD gave Israel

a saviour, so that they went out from under the hand of the Syrians : and

the children of Israel dwelt in their 6 tents, as beforetime. 'Nevertheless

they departed not from the sins of the house of Jeroboam, 'wherewith her made Israel tol sin, but 2walked

therein : and there remained the IAsh(7) erahl also in Samaria.) 'iFori he llest

noti to Jehoahaz of the people 'save! fifty horsemen, and ten chariots, and ten thousand footmen ; for the king of Syria destroyed them, and made

them like the dust 3lini threshing. 8 °Now the rest of the acts of Jehoahaz,

and all that he did, and his might, are they not written in the book of the

chronicles of the kings of Israel ? 9 °And Jehoahaz slept with his fathers ;

and they buried him in Samaria : and

Joash his son reigned in his stead. 10

In the thirty and seventh year of Joash king of Judah began sehoash the son of Jehoahaz to reign over

Israel in Samaria, and reigned sixteen 11 years. And he did that which was

evil in the sight of the Lord; he departed not from all the sins of Jero

boam the son of Nebat, 'wherewith

hel made Israel tosin : but he 12 walked therein. Nowi the rest of

the acts of Joash, and all that he did, and his might wherewith he fought against Amaziah king of Judah, are they not written in the book of the

chronicles of the kings of Israel? 13 °And Joash slept with his fathers;

and Jeroboam sat upon his throne : and Joash was buried in Samaria with the kings of Israel.

Now Elisha was fallen sick of his sickness whereof he died : and Joash the king of Israel came down unto him, and wept over 4'him', and said, My father, my father, the bichariotsi

of Israel and the horsemen thereof ! 15 And Elisha said unto him, Take bow

and arrows : and he took unto him 16 bow and arrows. And he said to the

king of Israel, Put thine hand upon the bow : and he put his hand upon

it. And Elisha "laidi his hands up(17) on the king's hands. °And he said,

Open the window eastward : and he opened it. Then Elisha said, Shoot : and he shot. And he said, The Lord's arrow of "victory, even the arrow of "victory soveri Syria : for

thou shalt smite the Syrians in Aphek, 18 till thou have consumed them. And

he said, Take the arrows : and he took them. And he said unto the king of Israel, Smite upon the

ground: and he smote thrice, and 19 stayed. °And the man of God was

wroth with him, and said, Thou shouldest have smitten five or six times; then hadst thou smitten Syria till thou hadst consumed it: whereas

now thou shalt smite Syria but thrice. 20 And Elisha died, and they buried

him. Nowl the bands of the Moab

ites invaded the land at the coming (21 in of the year. And it came to pass,

as they were burying a man, that, behold, they spied a band; and they cast the man into the sepulchre of Elisha : and glas soon asi the man touched the bones of Elisha, he

revived, and stood up on his feet. 22 I Andi Hazael king of Syria op

pressed Israel all the days of Jeho23 ahaz. "But the LORD was gracious

unto them, and had compassion on them, and had respect unto them, because of his covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not

1 Heb. all the days.
2 Heb. he walked.
3 Or, ito trample on!

4 Heb. his face.
5 See ch. ii. 12.
6 Or, chariot

7 Heb. salvation.
$ Or, lagainst
9 Heb. when the man went and touched.

VERSION OF 1611.-- 20 slew..in .. which. XIII. 2 which ; 3 all their days; 4 because; 6 who grove ; 7 NO

er did.. leave .. but .. (had). .(had).. by; 11 who ; 12 And; 14 his face.. (0).. chariot; 16 put; 17 (The).. deliverance, and .. deliverance from; 20 And; 21 (of men)., when..(was let down, and); 22 But; 23 And.=[39]

destroy them, neither cast he them 24 from his presence las yet. Andi

Hazael king of Syria died; and Ben

hadad his son reigned in his stead. 3 °And Jehoash the son of Jehoahaz

took again out of the hand of Benhadad the son of Hazael the cities which he had taken out of the hand of Jehoahaz his father by war. Three times did Joash Ismitel him, and

recovered the cities of Israel. 141 ?In the second year of Joash son

of Joahazt king of Israel "began!

Amaziah the son of Joash king of ? Judah 'to reign!. 'He was twenty and

five years old when he began to reign ; and the reigned twenty and nine years in Jerusalem : and his mother's

name was "Jehoaddin' of Jerusalem. 3 °And he did that which was right in

the leyes of the LORD, yet not like David' his father: he did according to

all 'that! Joash his father ihad donel. 4 'Howbeit the high places were not taken away: the people Istill sacri

ficedi and burnt incense in the 5 high places. °And it came to pass,

as soon as the kingdom was lestablished in his hand, that he slew his servants which had slain the king his 6 father: °but the children of the murderers he 'puti not 'to death': according 'tol that which is written in the book of the law of Moses, las! the LORD commanded, saying, The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, nor the children be put to death

for the fathers; but every man shall 1 ldiel for his own sin. "He slew of

Edom in the Valley of Salt ten thousand, and took 3Sela by war, and called the name of it Joktheel, unto

this day. 8 Then Amaziah sent messengers to

Jehoash, the son of Jehoahaz son of
Jehu, king of Israel, saying, Come,

let us look one another in the face. 9 °And Jehoash the king of Israel sent

to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The 4thistle that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that was in Lebacon, saying, Give thy daughter to my son to wife : and there passed by a

wild beast that was in Lebanon, and 10 trode down the thistle. "Thou hast

indeed smitten Edom, and thine heart hath lifted thee up: glory, thereof, and labidel at home; for why should

est thou 5meddle to thy hurt, that

thou shouldest fall, even thou, and 11 Judah with thee ? °But Amaziah

would not hear. Sol Jehoash king of Israel went up; and he and Amaziah king of Judah looked one an

other in the face at Beth-shemesh, 12 which belongeth to Judah. And

Judah was put to the worse before

Israel; and they fled every man to 13 this tenti. °And Jehoash king of

Israel took Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Jehoash the son of Ahaziah, at Beth-shemesh, and came to Jerusalem, and brake down the wall of Jerusalem from the gate of Ephraim

unto the corner gate, four hundred cu14 bits. °And he took all the gold and

silver, and all the vessels that were found in the house of the LORD, and in the treasures of the king's house,

Ithel hostages lalso', and returned to 15 Samaria. Now the rest of the acts

of Jehoash which he did, and his might, and how he fought with Amaziah king of Judah, are they not writ.

ten in the book of the chronicles of 16 the kings of Israel ? °And Jehoash

slept with his fathers, and was buried in Samaria with the kings of Israel ; and Jeroboam his son reigned in his

stead. 17 And Amaziah the son of Joash king

of Judah lived after the death of Je

hoash son of Jehoahaz king of Israel 18 fifteen years. Now! the rest of the

acts of Amaziah, are they not written

in the book of the chronicles of the 19 kings of Judah? And they made a

conspiracy against him in Jerusalem ; and he fled to Lachish: but they sent

after him to Lachish, and slew him 20 there. °And they brought him 'upon!

horses : and he was buried at Jeru

salem with his fathers in the city of 21 David. "And all the people of Judah

took 6Azariah, (whol was sixteen years

old, and made him king 'in the room! 22 of his father Amaziah. °He built

Elath, and restored it to Judah, after

that the king slept with his fathers. 23 In the fifteenth year of Amaziah

the son of Joash king of Judah Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel

began to reign in Samaria, and reignent 24 forty and one years. And he did that

which was evil in the sight of the LORD: he departed not from all the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat,

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6 In ch. xv, 13, and 2 Chr. xxvi. 1,

Uzziah,

VERSION OF 1611. - 24 So; 25 beat, XIV. 1 Jehoahaz . . reigned; 2 Jehoaddan; 3 sight .. things as .. did ; 4 as yet .. did sacrifice . . on; 5 confirmed ; 6 slew.. unto.. wherein .. be put to death; 10 of this .. tarry; 11 Therefore ; 12 their tents; 14 and; 18 And; 19 Now; 20 on ; 21 which ..

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!wherewith her made Israel to sin. 25 °He restored the border of Israel

from the entering 'in' of Hamath unto the sea of the 'Arabah', according to the word of the Lord, thel God of Israel, which he spake by the hand of his servant Jonah the son of Amit

tai, the prophet, which was of Gath26 hepher. 'For the LORD saw the

aftliction of Israel, that it was very bitter: for there was 'nonel shut up

nor left lat large, neither was there! 27 any helper for Israel.

"And the LORD said not that he would blot out the name of Israel from under heaven : but he saved them by the

hand of Jeroboam the son of Joash. 28 °Now the rest of the acts of Jero

boam, and all that he did, and his might, how he warred, and how he recovered Damascus, and Hamath, which had belonged to Judah, for Israel, are they not written in the

book of the chronicles of the kings 29 of Israel ? And Jeroboam slept with

his fathers, even with the kings of Israel; and Zechariah' his son reigned

in his stead. 16 1 In the twenty and seventh year of

Jeroboam king of Israel began 1 Aza

riah son of Amaziah king of Judah 2 to reign. 02Sixteen years old was

he when he began to reign; and he reigned two and fifty years in Jeru

salem: and his mother's name was 3 Jecoliah of Jerusalem. And he did

that which was right in the leyes' of

the Lord, according to all that his 4) father Amaziah had done. How

beit! the high places were not 'taken away': the people still sacrificed and

burnt incense 'in the high places. 5 And the LORD smote the king, so

that he was a leper unto the day of his death, and dwelt in a 4several house. And Jotham the king's son

was over the household!, judging the 6 people of the land. Now the rest

of the acts of Azariah, and all that he did, are they not written in the book

of the chronicles of the kings of 7 Judah? ° Andi Azariah slept with

his fathers; and they buried him with his fathers the city of David: and

Jotham his son reigned in his stead. 8 In the thirty and eighth year of

Azariah king of Judah did 'Zechariah'

the son of Jeroboam reign over Israel 9 in Samaria six months. And he did

that which was evil in the sight of

the LORD, as his fathers had done : he departed not from the sins of

Jeroboam the son of Nebat, 'where10 with her made Israel to sin. And

Shallum the son of Jabesh conspired against him, and smote him before

the people, and slew him, and reigned 11 in his stead. "Nowl the rest of the

acts of Zechariah', behold, they are

written in the book of the chronicles 12) of the kings of Israel. "This was the

word of the LORD which he spake unto Jehu, saying, Thy sons to the fourth generation shall sit lupon the throne of Israel. And so it came to

pass. 13 Shallum the son of Jabesh began

to reign in the nine and thirtieth year of Uzziah king of Judah; and

he reigned Ithe space of a month in 14 Samaria. I Andi Menahem the son

of Gadi went up from Tirzah, and came to Samaria, and smote Shallum the son of Jabesh in Samaria, and

slew him, and reigned in his stead. 15 °Nowl the rest of the acts of Shallum,

and his conspiracy which he made, behold, they are written in the book

of the chronicles of the kings of . Is16 rael. "Then Menahem smote Tiph

sah, and all that were therein, and the 'borders! thereof, from Tirzah : because they opened not to him, therefore he smote it; and all the women therein that were with child

he ripped up. 17 In the nine and thirtieth year of

Azariah king of Judah began Menahem the son of Gadi to reign over

Israel, and reigned ten years in Sa18 maria. And he did that which was

evil in the sight of the LORD: he departed not all his days from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat,

Iwherewith her made Israel to sin. 19) "Therel came against the land Pul

the king of Assyria; and Menahem gave Pul a thousand talents of silver, that his hand might be with him to

confirm the kingdom in his hand. 20 °And Menahem exacted the money

of Israel, even of all the mighty men of wealth, each man fifty shekels of silver, to give to the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria turned back,

and stayed not there in the land. 21 O Now! the rest of the acts of Mena

hem, and all that he did, are they not

written in the book of the chronicles 22 of the kings of Israel? °And Mena

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3 See 2 Chr. xxvi. 21-23.

• Or, llazarl house

VERSION OF 1611.- 24 who; 25 coast .. plain ; 26 not any any ..

nor; 29 Zachariah. XV. 3 sight: 4 save that .. removed .. on; 5 house; 6 And: 7 So; 8 Zachariah; 9 who; 11 And .. Zachariah ; 12 on..

. unto; 13 full ; 14 For; 15 And; 16 coasts; 18 who; 19 And; 21 And. =[29]

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hem slept with his fathers; and Pek- 36 gate of the house of the LORD. 'Now ahiah his son reigned in his stead.

the rest of the acts of Jotham, and all In the fiftieth year of Azariah king that he did, are they not written in of Judah Pekahiah the son of Men- the book of the chronicles of the

ahem began to reign over Israel in 37 kings of Judah? °In those days the 1 Samaria, and reigned two years. °And LORD began to send against Judah

he did that which was evil in the sight Rezin the king of Syria, and Pekah of the LORD: he departed not from 38 the son of Remaliah. And Jotham the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, slept with his fathers, and was buried wherewith he made Israel to sin. with his fathers in the city of David

i Andi Pekah the son of Remaliah, his father : and Ahaz his son reigned his captain, conspired against him, in his stead. and smote him in Samaria, in the 161 In the seventeenth year of Pekah llcastlel of the king's house, with the son of Remaliah Ahaz the son of Argob and Arieh ; and with him 'were! Jotham king of Judah began to reign. fifty men of the Gileadites : and he 2 °Twenty years old was Ahaz when he islewi him, and reigned in his 'stead. began to reign; and 'hel reigned sixNowi the rest of the acts of Peka- teen years in Jerusalem : and 'hel did hiah, and all that he did, behold, they not that which was right in the leyes! are written in the book of the chronicles of the Lord his God, like David his of the kings of Israel.

3 father. But he walked in the way In the two and fiftieth year of of the kings of Israel, yea, and made Azariah king of Judah Pekah the son his son to pass through the fire, acof Remaliah began to reign over Is- cording to the abominations of the

rael in Samaria, and reigned twenty heathen, whom the LORD cast out 3 years. And he did that which was from before the children of Israel.

evil in the sight of the LORD: he 4 °And he sacrificed and burnt incense departed not from the sins of Jero- in the high places, and on the hills,

boam the son of Nebat, Iwherewith 5 and under every green tree. "Then 2 hel made Israel to sin. °In the days Rezin king of Syria and Pekah son

of Pekah king of Israel came Tiglath- of Remaliah king of Israel came up pileser king of Assyria, and took Ijon, to Jerusalem to war: and they beand Abel-beth-maacah, and Janoah, sieged Ahaz, but could not overcome and Kedesh, and Hazor, and Gil- 6 him. 'At that time Rezin king of ead, and Galilee, all the land of Naph- Syria recovered Elath to Syria, and

tali; and 'hel carried them captive to drave the Jews from 3Elath : and the 3Assyria. 'And Hoshea the son of 4Syrians came to Elath, and dwelt

Elah made a conspiracy against Pekah 7 there, unto this day. So Ahaz sent the son of Remaliah, and smote him, messengers to Tiglath-pileser king of and slew him, and reigned in his Assyria, saying, I am thy servant and

stead, in the twentieth year of Jotham thy son: come up, and save me out 31 the son of Uzziah. Nowi the rest of the hand of the king of Syria, and

of the acts of Pekah, and all that he out of the hand of the king of Israel, did, behold, they are written in the 8 which rise up against me. And book of the chronicles of the kings of Ahaz took the silver and gold that Israel.

was found in the house of the LORD, 32 In the second year of Pekah the and in the treasures of the king's

son of Remaliah king of Israel began house, and sent it for a present to

Jotham the son of Uzziah king of 9 the king of Assyria. And the king 33 Judah to reign. "Five and twenty of Assyria hearkened unto him: landi

years old was he when he began to the king of Assyria went up against reign ; and he reigned sixteen years Damascus, and took it, and carried in Jerusalem : and his mother's name the people of it captive to Kir, and

was Jerusha the daughter of Zadok. 10 slew Rezin. °And king Ahaz went 34 °And he did that which was right in to Damascus to meet Tiglath-pileser

the leyes! of the Lord: he did ac- king of Assyria, and saw Ithel altar

cording to all that his father Uzziah that was at Damascus : and king 35) had done. "Howbeit the high places Ahaz sent to Urijah the priest the

were not 'taken away! : the people fashion of the altar, and the pattern still sacrificed and burned incense in of it, according to all the workman

the high places. He built the 'upperi 11 ship thereof. And Urijah the priest Or, palace

* According to another reading, Edom- 6 See 2 Chr. xxviii. 16, &c. . See 2 Chr. xxvii.

ites,

3 Heb. Eloth.

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&c.

VERSION OF 1611.-24 who; 25 But .. . (a) .. (of) .. palace .. killed .. room ; 26 And; 28 who ; 31 And; 34 sight; 35 removed.. higher. XVI. 2 sight; 9 for; 10 an. =(16)

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