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As they were going along and talking, behold, there appeared
Now Mesha king of Moab was a sheep breeder, and
So Hazael went to meet him and took a gift in his hand, even every kind of good thing of Damascus, forty camels’ loads; and he came and stood before him and said, “
And it came about when the Lord was about to
But the angel of the Lord said to
Then Rabshakeh said to them, “Say now to Hezekiah, ‘Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria, “
Now therefore thus says the Lord, ‘
He brought the letter to the king of Israel, saying, “And now as this letter comes to you, behold, I have sent Naaman my servant to you, that you may cure him of his leprosy.”
He said, “Take it up for yourself.” So he put out his hand and took it.
So the Lord was very angry with Israel and
Then he brought the king’s son out and
Then Isaiah the son of Amoz sent to Hezekiah saying, “Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, ‘Because you have prayed to Me about Sennacherib king of Assyria,
They said to him, “A man came up to meet us and said to us, ‘Go, return to the king who sent you and say to him, “Thus says the Lord, ‘Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are sending
Then the king
Elijah replied to the captain of fifty, “If I am a man of God,
When the messengers returned to him he said to them, “
He said to them, “What kind of man was he who came up to meet you and spoke these words to you?”
Then Elisha said to him, “
Elijah replied to them, “If I am a man of God, let fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty.” Then the fire of God came down from heaven and consumed him and his fifty.
So he again sent to him another captain of fifty with his fifty. And he said to him, “O man of God, thus says the king, ‘Come down quickly.’”
You say (but they are
Now the rest of the acts of Ahaziah which he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel?
Now the king of Aram was warring against Israel; and he
When the king of Israel read the letter,
Then Menahem struck Tiphsah and all who were in it and its borders from Tirzah, because they did not open to him; therefore he struck it and ripped up
When these lepers came to the outskirts of the camp, they entered one tent and ate and drank, and
Now Jehu came out to the servants of his master, and one said to him, “
Behold fire came down from heaven and consumed the first two captains of fifty with their fifties; but now let my
Then he said to him, “Thus says the Lord, ‘Because you have sent messengers
Then he arose and departed and went to Samaria. On the way while he was at
So Ahaziah died according to the word of the Lord which Elijah had spoken. And because he had no son, Jehoram became king in his place
for they gave that to those who did the work, and with it they repaired the house of the Lord.
Then King Ahaz
This is the word that the Lord has spoken against him:
‘She has despised you and mocked you,
The daughter of Jerusalem!
They said, “It is a lie, tell us now.” And he said, “Thus and thus he said to me, ‘Thus says the Lord, “I have anointed you king over Israel.”’”
Hazael said, “Why does my lord weep?” Then he
So Jehoash slept with his fathers and was buried in Samaria with the kings of Israel; and Jeroboam his son became king in his place.
It happened when Elisha
The Lord rejected all the
Now behold, you
She looked and behold, the king was standing
Elijah said to him, “Elisha, please
He said, “Take them alive.” So they took them alive and killed them at the pit of Beth-eked, forty-two men; and he left none of them.
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 Judah?
Have I now come up
Now in the fifth year of
Then Hazael said, “But what is your servant,
Then they said to one another, “We are not doing right. This day is a day of good news, but we are keeping silent; if we wait until morning light, punishment will
Now the heart of the king of Aram was enraged over this thing; and he called his servants and said to them, “Will you tell me which of us is for the king of Israel?”
And King Jehoram went out of Samaria
Elisha said to him, “Take a bow and arrows.” So he
Then she came and told
So he departed from Elisha and returned to his master, who said to him, “What did Elisha say to you?” And he
So Naaman came with his horses and his chariots and stood at the doorway of the house of Elisha.
Elisha sent a messenger to him, saying, “
And against whom have you raised your voice,
And Jehoiada the priest commanded the captains of hundreds who were appointed over the army and said to them, “Bring her out
The covered way for the sabbath which they had built in the house, and the outer entry of the king, he removed from the house of the Lord because of the king of Assyria.
On the following day, he took the cover and dipped it in water and spread it on his face,
So Jehu the son of Jehoshaphat the son of Nimshi conspired against Joram.
He said, “Come with me and
He walked in the way of the kings of Israel, just as the house of Ahab had done, for
But Naaman was furious and went away and said, “Behold, I
So he said, “Go and see where he is, that I may send and take him.” And it was told him, saying, “Behold, he is in
Now the watchman was standing on the tower in Jezreel and he saw the
All the people of the land went to
Then he went and sent word to Jehoshaphat the king of Judah, saying, “The king of Moab has rebelled against me. Will you go with me to fight against Moab?” And he said, “I will go up;
Then he said to the king of Israel, “Put your hand on the bow.” And he put his hand on it, then Elisha laid his hands on the king’s hands.
He took the captains of hundreds and the
The king of Israel sent to the place about which the man of God had told him; thus he warned him, so that he guarded himself there,
In the seventh year of Jehu,
Then Jehu rode in a chariot and went to Jezreel, for Joram was lying there.
And you have said, “With my many chariots
I came up to the heights of the mountains,
To the remotest parts of Lebanon;
When he came to Samaria,
Now when the attendant of the man of God had risen early and gone out, behold, an army with horses and chariots was circling the city. And his servant said to him, “Alas, my master!
The sons of Israel walked in all the sins of Jeroboam which he did; they did not depart from them
So they came and called to the gatekeepers of the city, and they told them, saying, “We came to the camp of the Arameans, and behold, there was no one there, nor the voice of man, only the horses tied and the donkeys tied, and the tents just as they were.”
For Jozacar the son of Shimeath and Jehozabad the son of
She said to her husband, “Behold now, I perceive that this is a holy
Then Jehu gathered all the people and said to them, “
For thus says the Lord, ‘You shall not see wind nor shall you see rain; yet that valley
This is but a
And Jehu said, “
Before him there was no king
He said, “Which way shall we go up?” And he
But Jehoshaphat said, “
And with the sole of my feet I
All the rivers of
The gatekeepers called and told it within the king’s household.
Now when he had departed from there, he
Then they said, “This is blood; the kings have surely fought together, and they have slain one another. Now therefore, Moab, to the spoil!”
He said, “Open the window toward the east,” 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 over Aram; for you will
Then he sent out a second horseman, who came to them and said, “Thus says the king, ‘Is it peace?’” And Jehu
Then Elijah said to him, “Please
One of his servants said, “No, my lord, O king; but Elisha, the prophet who is in Israel, tells the king of Israel the words that you speak in your bedroom.”
All the people of Judah took
Then Elisha said to them, “This is not the way, nor is this the city; follow me and I will bring you to the man whom you seek.” And he brought them to Samaria.
But if you say to me, ‘We trust in the Lord our God,’ is it not He whose high places and
Then Jehu said to Bidkar his officer, “Take him up and
Please, let us
In the twelfth year of Ahaz king of Judah,
When he returned to the man of God
When they had crossed over, Elijah said to Elisha, “Ask what I shall do for you before I am taken from you.” And Elisha said, “Please, let a
Then Jehu sent
Now the rest of the acts of Amaziah, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?
At the beginning of their living there, they
So he went down and dipped himself seven times in the Jordan, according to the word of the man of God; and
Then the king of Israel said, “Alas! For the Lord has called these three kings to give them into the hand of Moab.”
In the fifteenth year of Amaziah the son of Joash king of Judah, Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel became king in Samaria, and reigned forty-one years.
Then they went in to offer sacrifices and burnt offerings.Now Jehu had stationed for himself eighty men outside, and he had said, “
Jehoshaphat said, “The word of the Lord is with him.” So the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat and the king of Edom went down to him.
Now it came about after this, that
Now Jehoram the son of Ahab became king over Israel at Samaria
He said to him, “Say now to her, ‘Behold, you have been
In the days of Pekah king of Israel,
When they came down to him, Elisha prayed to the Lord and said, “Strike this
Then he said, “Take the arrows,” and he took them. And he said to the king of Israel, “Strike the ground,” and he struck it three times and
But Rabshakeh said to them, “Has my master sent me only to your master and to you to speak these words, and not to the men who sit on the wall, doomed to eat their own dung and drink their own urine with you?”
In his days
Then the king arose in the night and said to his servants, “I will now tell you what the Arameans have done to us. They know that
For out of Jerusalem will go forth a remnant, and
He sent horses and chariots and a great army there, and they came by night and surrounded the city.
He did evil in the sight of the Lord; he did not depart all his days from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which he made Israel sin.
Then Joram crossed over to Zair, and all his chariots with him. And he arose by night and struck the Edomites who had surrounded him and the captains of the chariots;
Elisha said, “
Now Elisha the prophet called one of
Elisha died, and they buried him. Now
However, the Lord was not willing to destroy Judah, for the sake of David His servant,
As they were burying a man, behold, they saw a marauding band; and they cast the man into the grave of Elisha. And when the man
Then he said to
He said, “Thus says the Lord, ‘Make this valley full of trenches.’
Then the king of Assyria commanded, saying, “Take there one of the priests whom you carried away into
Now the rest of the acts of Amon which he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?
In the seventeenth year of Pekah the son of Remaliah,
Now the rest of the acts of Ahaz which he did, are they not written
The rest of the acts of Joram and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?
Naaman said, “If not, please let your servant at least be given two mules’ load of
Now Elisha said to the king of Israel, “What do I have to do with you?
Now the rest of the acts of Menahem and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel?
And because your
And My bridle in your lips,
He said, “You have asked a hard thing. Nevertheless, if you
Then he went with Joram the son of Ahab to war against
But every nation still made gods of its own and put them
Then Elisha said, “Listen to the word of the Lord; thus says the Lord, ‘
So a horseman went to meet him and said, “Thus says the king, ‘Is it peace?’” And Jehu said, “
It happened in the morning
until I come and take you away
When the child was grown, the day came that he went out to his father to the reapers.
Then Rabshakeh stood and cried with a loud voice in Judean,
So he said, “What then is to be done for her?” And Gehazi
When Jehu came to Jezreel, Jezebel heard of it, and
Now Ahab had seventy sons in
They took therefore two chariots with horses, and the king sent after the army of the Arameans, saying, “Go and see.”
Jehoash did right in the sight of the Lord all his days in which Jehoiada the priest instructed him.
They went after them to the Jordan, and behold, all the way was full of clothes and equipment which the Arameans had thrown away in their haste. Then the messengers returned and told the king.
One of his servants said, “Please, let some men take five of the horses which remain, which are left
and the Avvites made Nibhaz and Tartak; and
And your going out and your coming in,
And your raging against Me.
So one of the priests whom they had carried away into exile from Samaria came and lived at Bethel, and taught them how they should fear the Lord.
So Joram slept with his fathers and
He said to the one who was
Then he took his oldest son who was to reign in his place, and
But he said, “
So they spoke to the king of Assyria, saying, “The nations whom you have carried away into exile in the cities of Samaria do not know the custom of the god of the land; so he has sent lions among them, and behold, they kill them because they do not know the custom of the god of the land.”
He said, “Call her.” When he had called her, she stood in the doorway.
Then Elisha came to
In this matter may the Lord pardon your servant: when my master goes into the house of Rimmon to worship there, and
He did evil in the sight of the Lord, though not like his father and his mother; for
Thus says the king, ‘
When the king of Moab saw that the battle was too fierce for him, he took with him 700 men who drew swords, to break through to the king of Edom; but they could not.
Then it came about, as soon as he had finished offering the burnt offering, that Jehu said to the
When he had taken him and brought him to his mother, he sat on her
There was a great
Now there were four
And Jeroboam slept with his fathers, even with the kings of Israel, and Zechariah his son became king in his place.
So he prepared a great feast for them; and when they had eaten and drunk he sent them away, and they went to their master. And
He said to him, “
How then can you
Then he said, “
Therefore, the leprosy of Naaman shall cling to you and to your
He said, “Why will you go to him today? It is neither
They returned to him while he was staying at Jericho; and he said to them, “Did I not say to you, ‘Do not go’?”
Now the Arameans had gone out
You shall strike the house of Ahab your master,
Now all the Moabites heard that the kings had come up to fight against them. And all who were able to
Then the king of Israel when he saw them, said to Elisha, “
He did evil in the sight of the Lord; he did not depart from the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, which he made Israel sin.
‘Therefore thus says the Lord concerning the king of Assyria, “
To this day they do according to the earlier customs: they do not fear the Lord, nor do they
Now the king appointed
Then they brought him on horses and he was buried at Jerusalem with his fathers in the city of David.
When they had come into Samaria, Elisha said, “O
But he went in and stood before his master. And Elisha said to him, “Where have you been, Gehazi?” And he said, “
Then Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, and Shebnah and Joah, said to Rabshakeh, “Speak now to your servants in Aramaic, for we
So the people went out and plundered the camp of the Arameans. Then a
Elisha said to her, “What shall I do for you? Tell me, what do you have in the house?” And she said, “Your maidservant has nothing in the house except
Do not listen to Hezekiah, for thus says the king of Assyria, “
Then he said to Gehazi, “
He did evil in the sight of the Lord; he did not depart from all the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which he made Israel sin.
When she came to the man of God
Then she called to her husband and said, “Please send me one of the servants and one of the donkeys, that I may run to the man of God and return.”
However, the Lord did not turn from the fierceness of His great wrath with which His anger burned against Judah,
But as one was felling a beam,
It happened just as the man of God had spoken to the king, saying, “
They rose early in the morning, and the sun shone on the water, and the Moabites saw the water opposite them as red as blood.
He said, “
They feared the Lord and served their own gods according to the custom of the nations from among whom they had been carried away into exile.
Naaman said, “
But Jehosheba, the daughter of King Joram, sister of Ahaziah,
Then the man of God said, “Where did it fall?” And when he showed him the place,
Now the rest of the acts of Jeroboam and all that he did and his might, how he fought and how he recovered for Israel,
He arose and went into the house, and he poured the oil on his head and said to him, “Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, ‘
At the end of seven years, the woman returned from the land of the Philistines; and she went out to
He said to his father, “My head, my head.” And he said to his servant, “Carry him to his mother.”
The woman conceived and bore a son at that season
They conspired against him in Jerusalem, and he fled to
When Hazael king of Aram died, Ben-hadad his son became king in his place.
She went up and
He said, “
Please let us go to the Jordan and each of us take from there a beam, and let us make a place there for ourselves where we may live.” So he said, “Go.”
Then the king of Aram said, “Go
They also broke down the sacred pillar of Baal and broke down the house of Baal, and
When you arrive there,
Then the royal officer answered the man of God and said, “Now behold,
But when they came to the camp of Israel, the Israelites arose and struck the Moabites, so that they fled before them; and they went forward
When he came to the
He did evil in the sight of the Lord; he did not depart from the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, which he made Israel sin.
As he was relating to the king
So the woman arose and did according to the word of the man of God, and she went with her household and sojourned in the land of the Philistines seven years.
Then she saddled a donkey and said to her servant, “Drive and go forward; do not slow down
And Ahaziah fell through the lattice in his upper chamber which was in Samaria, and became ill. So he sent messengers and said to them, “Go,
And the king said to her, “
The Lord said to Jehu, “Because you have done well in executing what is right in My eyes, and have done to the house of Ahab according to all that was in My heart,
So she went and came to the man of God to
Jehu went into the house of Baal with Jehonadab the son of Rechab; and he said to the worshipers of Baal, “Search and see that there is here with you none of the servants of the Lord, but only the worshipers of Baal.”
And so it happened to him, for the people trampled on him at the gate and he died.
As the king of Israel was passing by on the wall a woman cried out to him, saying, “Help, my lord, O king!”
Then Jehoash said to the priests, “All the money of the sacred things
When the king asked the woman, she related it to him. So the king appointed for her a certain officer, saying, “Restore all that was hers and all the produce of the field from the day that she left the land even until now.”
They brought out the sacred
Then one said, “Please be willing to go with your servants.” And he
So Gehazi pursued Naaman. When Naaman saw one running after him, he came down from the chariot to meet him and said, “Is all well?”
The statutes and the ordinances and the law and the commandment which He wrote for you,
Now the king was talking with
Then he went up from there to Bethel; and as he was going up by the way, young lads came out from the city and
Then he said to him, “Did not my heart go with you, when the man turned from his chariot to meet you?
Thus Jehu eradicated Baal out of Israel.
Who among all the gods of the lands
Then he said, “Go, borrow vessels at large for yourself from all your neighbors, even empty vessels; do not get a few.
Now a certain woman of the wives of
Now the rest of the acts of Pekahiah and all that he did, behold they are written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel.
When the king heard the words of the woman,
So he was hidden with her in the house of the Lord six years, while Athaliah was reigning over the land.
Now it came about
So he went with them; and when they came to the Jordan, they cut down trees.
And you shall go in and shut the door behind you and your sons, and pour out into all these vessels, and you shall set aside what is full.”
The king said to
Elisha saw it and cried out, “
Two parts of you, even all who go out on the sabbath, shall also keep watch over the house of the Lord for the king.
If we say, ‘We will enter the city,’ then the famine is in the city and we will die there; and if we sit here, we die also. Now therefore come, and let us
For the whole house of Ahab shall perish, and
The mother of the lad said, “
Please run now to meet her and say to her, ‘Is it well with you? Is it well with your husband? Is it well with the child?’” And she
with whom the Lord made a covenant and commanded them, saying, “
She said to her mistress, “I wish that my master were
select the best and
Then take the flask of oil and pour it on his head and say, ‘Thus says the Lord, “
The Lord said, “I will remove Judah also from My sight,
He commanded them, saying, “This is the thing that you shall do:
Then Menahem exacted the money from Israel, even from all the mighty men of wealth, from each man fifty shekels of silver to pay the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria returned and did not remain there in the land.
Know then that
They arose at twilight to go to the camp of the Arameans; when they came to the outskirts of the camp of the Arameans, behold, there was no one there.
When they saw that there was much money in the chest,
Then she said, “Did I ask for a son from my lord? Did I not say, ‘
They were dismayed and put to shame;
As grass on the housetops is scorched before it is grown up.
They gave the money which was weighed out into the hands of those who did the work, who had the oversight of the house of the Lord; and they
let the priests take it for themselves, each from his acquaintance; and they shall repair the
(one third also shall be at the gate Sur, and one third at the gate behind the
Then he wrote a letter to them a second time saying, “If you are on my side, and you will listen to my voice, take the heads of the men, your master’s sons, and come to me at Jezreel tomorrow about this time.” Now the king’s sons, seventy persons, were with the great men of the city, who were rearing them.
And the one who was over the household, and he who was over the city, the elders, and the guardians of the children, sent word to Jehu, saying, “
In the ninth year of Hoshea,
Then you shall surround the king, each with his weapons in his hand; and whoever comes within the ranks shall be put to death. And
Then King Jehoash called for Jehoiada the priest, and for the other priests and said to them, “Why do you not repair the damages of the house? Now therefore take no more money from your acquaintances, but pay it for the damages of the house.”
But it came about that in the twenty-third year of King Jehoash
When he came, behold, the captains of the army were sitting, and he said, “I have a word for you, O captain.” And Jehu said, “
Now the rest of the acts of Josiah and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?
So the priests agreed that they would take no more money from the people, nor repair the damages of the house.
So the captains of hundreds
When the letter came to them, they took the king’s sons and
However, they did not listen, but they did according to their earlier custom.
He also took up the mantle of Elijah that fell from him and returned and stood by the bank of the Jordan.
But they feared greatly and said, “Behold,
Now in the morning he went out and stood and said to all the people, “You are
Then Hilkiah the high priest said to Shaphan the scribe, “
Then the men of the city said to Elisha, “Behold now, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord sees; but the water is bad and the land
They said to him, “Behold now, there are with your servants fifty strong men, please let them go and search for your master; perhaps
When the messenger came and told him, saying, “They have brought the heads of the king’s sons,” he said, “Put them in two heaps at the entrance of the gate until morning.”
And Menahem slept with his fathers, and Pekahiah his son became king in his place.
Now there came a day when Elisha passed over to
So Hilkiah the priest, Ahikam, Achbor, Shaphan, and Asaiah went to Huldah the prophetess, the wife of Shallum the son of
He was buried in his grave
Then the king commanded Hilkiah the high priest and
It came about as he was worshiping in the house of Nisroch his god, that
He took the mantle of Elijah that fell from him and struck the waters and said, “Where is the Lord, the God of Elijah?” And when he also had
Now King Ahaz went to Damascus to meet
When he looked behind him and saw them, he
Then Elisha prayed and said, “
Then the king of Assyria sent
Then he sent Eliakim who was over the household with Shebna the scribe and the elders of the priests,
The high places which were before Jerusalem, which were on the right of
Long ago I did it;
From ancient times I planned it.
That you should turn fortified cities into ruinous heaps.
Elijah said to Elisha, “
Then Pekah son of Remaliah, his officer, conspired against him and struck him in Samaria, in
‘Then this shall be
Now a man came from Baal-shalishah, and brought the man of God bread of the first fruits, twenty loaves of barley and fresh ears of grain in his sack. And he said, “
Hezekiah prayed before the Lord and said, “O Lord, the God of Israel,
Then Jehoash king of Israel captured Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Jehoash the son of Ahaziah, at Beth-shemesh, and came to Jerusalem and tore down the wall of Jerusalem from
Now in the fourth year of King Hezekiah, which was the seventh year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel,
And Hoshea the son of Elah made a conspiracy against Pekah the son of Remaliah, and struck him and put him to death and became king in his place, in the twentieth year of Jotham the son of Uzziah.
and for his
But the king of Assyria found conspiracy in Hoshea, who had sent messengers to So king of Egypt and had offered no tribute to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year; so the king of Assyria shut him up and bound him in prison.
In the twenty-third year of Joash the son of Ahaziah, king of Judah, Jehoahaz the son of Jehu became king over Israel at Samaria, and he reigned seventeen years.
Pharaoh Neco made
In the second year of Pekah the son of Remaliah king of Israel, Jotham the son of
He also broke down the houses of the
He went out to the spring of water and
But the sons of the
Then the king of Assyria invaded the whole land and went up to
“Return and say to
When Elisha came into the house, behold the lad was dead and laid on his bed.
He did away with the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah and in the surrounding area of Jerusalem, also those who burned incense to Baal, to the sun and to the moon and to the constellations and to all the
They forsook all the commandments of the Lord their God and made for themselves molten images, even
He did evil in the sight of the Lord, only not as the kings of Israel who were before him.
When he heard them say concerning Tirhakah king of
When Elisha returned to
He did right in the sight of the Lord and walked in all the way of his father David, nor did he
He was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned twenty-nine years in Jerusalem. And his mother’s name was Jehoaddin of Jerusalem.
In those days the
But he walked in the way of the kings of Israel,
But the people were silent and answered him not a word, for the king’s commandment was, “Do not answer him.”
The king went up to the house of the Lord and all the men of Judah and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem with him, and the priests and the prophets and all the people, both small and great; and
He said, “Bring me a new jar, and put salt
So the waters have been
Jehoash king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, “
When they called to the king,
He went from there to
At that time the servants of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon went up to Jerusalem, and the city came under siege.
The Lord sent against him
Now as for the people who were left in the land of Judah, whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had left, he appointed
Hezekiah listened to them, and showed them
At that time Rezin king of Aram recovered
Then he brought all the priests from the cities of Judah, and defiled the high places where the priests had burned incense, from
Then he turned his face to the wall and prayed to the Lord, saying,
Then the captain of the guard took
Shallum son of Jabesh became king in the
Then the king commanded Hilkiah the priest,
Then Hezekiah king of Judah sent to the king of Assyria at Lachish, saying, “
He did evil in the sight of the Lord,
He brought out the Asherah from the house of the Lord outside Jerusalem to the brook Kidron, and burned it at the brook Kidron, and
So Urijah the priest did according to all that King Ahaz commanded.
Isaiah said, “
And Azariah slept with his fathers, and they buried him with his fathers in the city of David, and Jotham his son became king in his place.
Then Shallum the son of Jabesh conspired against him and
He did evil in the sight of the Lord, and followed the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat,
The sons of Israel
But the Lord,
When the king heard the words of the book of the law,
He did away with the horses which the kings of Judah had given to the
Then the king of Assyria carried Israel away into exile to Assyria, and put them in
Now, O Lord our God, I pray, deliver us from his hand
Now Hezekiah said to Isaiah, “What will be the sign that the Lord will heal me, and that I shall go up to the house of the Lord the third day?”
Then Gehazi passed on before them and laid the staff on the lad’s face, but there was no sound or
The Lord gave Israel a
Isaiah the prophet cried to the Lord, and
They said to him, “Thus says Hezekiah, ‘This day is a day of distress, rebuke, and rejection; for children have come to birth and there is no strength to deliver.
“Go, inquire of the Lord for me and the people and all Judah concerning the words of this book that has been found, for
“Thus you shall say to Hezekiah king of
Then Menahem son of Gadi went up from
Then he said, “May
“Therefore, behold, I will gather you to your fathers, and
Then Isaiah said, “Take a cake of figs.” And they took and laid it on the boil, and he recovered.
At the end of three years they captured it; in the sixth year of Hezekiah, which was
The covenant that I have made with you,
Now when Josiah turned, he saw the graves that were there on the mountain, and he sent and took the bones from the graves and burned them on the altar and defiled it
But Amaziah would not listen. So Jehoash king of Israel went up; and he and Amaziah king of Judah faced each other at
Now the rest of the acts of Pekah and all that he did, behold, they are written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel.
In the thirty-seventh year of Joash king of Judah, Jehoash the son of Jehoahaz became king over Israel in Samaria, and reigned sixteen years.
Moreover, Shaphan the scribe told the king saying, “Hilkiah the priest has given me a book.” And Shaphan read it in the presence of the king.
So he entered and
She said to them, “Thus says the Lord God of Israel, ‘Tell the man who sent you to me,
Then King Ahaz
So the city was under siege until the eleventh year of King Zedekiah.
However, they did not listen, but
As Jehu entered the gate, she said, “
Then Rabshakeh returned and found the king of Assyria fighting against
Now it came about, as soon as the kingdom was firmly in his hand, that he
from the Jordan eastward, all the land of Gilead, the Gadites and the Reubenites and the Manassites, from
Then Hezekiah said to Isaiah, “The word of the Lord which you have spoken is
They served idols,
In those days
Truly, O Lord, the kings of Assyria have devastated the nations and their lands
On the ninth day of the fourth month
Now the Lord spoke through His servants the prophets, saying,
At that time Hezekiah cut off the gold from the doors of the temple of the Lord, and from the doorposts which Hezekiah king of Judah had overlaid, and gave it to the king of Assyria.
Isaiah said to them, “Thus you shall say to your master, ‘Thus says the Lord, “Do not be afraid because of the words that you have heard, with which the
Now Elisha was sitting in his house, and
Before Isaiah had gone out of the middle court, the word of the Lord came to him, saying,
He did evil in the sight of the Lord,
Therefore they returned and told him. And he said, “This is the word of the Lord, which He spoke by His servant Elijah the Tishbite, saying, ‘
Josiah also removed all the houses of the high places which were
thus says the Lord, “Behold, I
Nevertheless they did not turn away from the sins of the house of Jeroboam,
Shaphan the scribe came to the king and brought back word to the king and said, “Your servants have emptied out the money that was found in the house, and have delivered it into the hand of the workmen who have the oversight of the house of the Lord.”
He did right in the sight of the Lord, yet not like David his father; he did according to all that Joash his father had done.
I will add fifteen years to your
Then the king commanded all the people saying, “
For he walked in all the way that his father had walked, and served the idols that his father had served and worshiped them.
He said, “Throw her down.” So they threw her down, and some of her blood was sprinkled on the wall and on the horses, and he trampled her under foot.
For he left to Jehoahaz of the
When he came in, he ate and drank; and he said, “See now to
to the carpenters and the builders and the masons and for buying timber and hewn stone to repair the house.
therefore thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, ‘Behold, I am bringing such calamity on Jerusalem and Judah, that whoever hears of it,
But they did not listen, and Manasseh
From the city he took one official who was overseer of the men of war, and
He did evil in the sight of the Lord; he did not turn away from all the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, with which he made Israel sin, but he walked in
For he built altars for
So Urijah the priest built an altar; according to all that King Ahaz had sent from Damascus, thus Urijah the priest made it,
But the army of the Chaldeans pursued the king and overtook him in the plains of Jericho and all his army was scattered from him.
Then one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine and gathered from it his lap full of wild gourds, and came and sliced them into the pot of stew, for they did not know what they were.
Behold, I will put a spirit in him so that
And Jehoahaz slept with his fathers, and they buried him in Samaria; and Joash his son became king in his place.
He did evil in the sight of the Lord, as his fathers had done; he did not depart from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which he made Israel sin.
And Jotham slept with his fathers, and he was buried with his fathers in the city of David his father; and Ahaz his son became king in his place.
And Jehu slept with his fathers, and they buried him in Samaria. And Jehoahaz his son became king in his place.
Then he returned and walked in the house once back and forth, and went up and
‘Behold, the days are coming when
He did right in the sight of the Lord, according to all that his father Amaziah had done.
But the captain of the guard left some of
Then he lifted up his face to the window and said, “Who is on my side? Who?” And two or three officials looked down at him.
So they poured it out for the men to eat. And as they were eating of the stew, they cried out and said, “O man of God, there is
So Joash slept with his fathers, and Jeroboam sat on his throne; and Joash was buried in Samaria with the kings of Israel.
When the king came from Damascus, the king saw the altar; then
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 Judah?
Now 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 Israel.
and there they burned incense on all the high places as the nations did which the Lord had carried away to exile before them; and they did evil things provoking the Lord.
and have cast their gods into the fire,
So she went from him and shut the door behind her and her sons; they were bringing the vessels to her and she poured.
Behold, you have heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all the lands, destroying them completely. So will you be
Then Isaiah said to Hezekiah, “Hear the word of the Lord.
Judah was defeated
So the servants of King Hezekiah came to Isaiah.
Then the king of Babylon struck them down and put them to death at Riblah in the land of Hamath.
Then Isaiah the prophet came to King Hezekiah and said to him, “What did these men say, and from where have they come to you?” And Hezekiah said, “They have come from a far country, from Babylon.”
All the priests of the high places who were there
So all the army of the Chaldeans who were with the captain of the guard
But the Lord your God you shall fear; and He will deliver you from the hand of all your enemies.”
He did evil in the sight of the Lord,
Now the rest of the acts of Jehu and all that he did and all his might, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel?
I will abandon the remnant of My inheritance and deliver them into the hand of their enemies, and they will become as plunder and spoil to all their enemies;
His attendant said, “What,
But he said, “Now bring meal.”
Then he said, “What is this monument that I see?” And the men of the city told him, “
While he was still talking with them, behold, the messenger came down to him and he said, “
because they have done evil in My sight, and have been provoking Me to anger since the day their fathers came from Egypt, even to this day.’”
He called Gehazi and said, “Call this Shunammite.” So he called her. And when she came in to him, he said, “Take up your son.”
But in the eighteenth year of King Josiah, this Passover was observed to the Lord in Jerusalem.
Now the rest of the acts of Zechariah, behold they are written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel.
Now the rest of the acts of Jehoiakim and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?
He did evil in the sight of the Lord,
And Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon came to the city, while his servants were besieging it.
nor let Hezekiah make you trust in the Lord, saying, “The Lord will surely deliver us, and this city will not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria.”
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?
They went to bury her, but they found nothing more of her than the skull and the feet and the palms of her hands.
The two pillars, the one sea, and the stands which Solomon had made for the house of the Lord—
Then she went in and fell at his feet and bowed herself to the ground, and
The captain of the guard also took away the firepans and the basins, what was fine gold and what was fine silver.
He did evil in the sight of the Lord,
He said, “What have they seen in your house?” So Hezekiah
He said, “Let him alone; let no one disturb his bones.” So they
All the men of valor,
Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard took them and brought them to the king of Babylon at
So he set it before them, and they ate and
Gedaliah swore to them and their men and said to them, “Do not be afraid of the servants of the Chaldeans; live in the land and serve the king of Babylon, and it will be well with you.”