Thematic Bible




1 Kings 16:1 (show verse)

The word of the LORD came to Jehu the son of Hanani against Baasha, saying,

1 Kings 16:2 (show verse)

"Because I exalted you out of the dust, and made you ruler over my people Israel, and you have walked in the way of Jeroboam, and have made my people Israel to sin, to provoke me to anger with their sins;

1 Kings 16:3 (show verse)

behold, I will utterly sweep away Baasha and his house; and I will make your house like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat.

1 Kings 16:4 (show verse)

The dogs will eat Baasha's descendants who die in the city; and he who dies of his in the field the birds of the sky will eat."

1 Kings 16:5 (show verse)

Now the rest of the acts of Baasha, and what he did, and his might, aren't they written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?

1 Kings 16:6 (show verse)

Baasha slept with his fathers, and was buried in Tirzah; and Elah his son reigned in his place.

1 Kings 16:7 (show verse)

Moreover by the prophet Jehu the son of Hanani came the word of the LORD against Baasha, and against his house, both because of all the evil that he did in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger with the work of his hands, in being like the house of Jeroboam, and because he struck him.

1 Kings 16:8 (show verse)

In the twenty-sixth year of Asa king of Judah, Elah the son of Baasha began to reign over Israel in Tirzah for two years.

1 Kings 16:9 (show verse)

His servant Zimri, commander of half his chariots, conspired against him. Now he was in Tirzah, drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was over the household in Tirzah.

1 Kings 16:10 (show verse)

And Zimri went in and struck him, and killed him, in the twenty-seventh year of Asa king of Judah, and reigned in his place.

1 Kings 16:11 (show verse)

It happened, when he began to reign, as soon as he sat on his throne, that he struck all the house of Baasha: he did not leave him a single one who urinates on a wall, neither of his relatives, nor of his friends.

1 Kings 16:12 (show verse)

Thus Zimri destroyed all the house of Baasha, according to the word of the LORD, which he spoke against Baasha by Jehu the prophet,

1 Kings 16:13 (show verse)

for all the sins of Baasha, and the sins of Elah his son, which they sinned, and with which they made Israel to sin, to provoke the LORD, the God of Israel, to anger with their vanities.

1 Kings 16:14 (show verse)

Now the rest of the acts of Elah, and all that he did, aren't they written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?

1 Kings 16:15 (show verse)

In the twenty-seventh year of Asa king of Judah, Zimri reigned seven days in Tirzah. Now the people were encamped against Gibbethon, which belonged to the Philistines.

1 Kings 16:16 (show verse)

The people who were encamped heard it said, "Zimri has conspired, and has also struck the king." Therefore all Israel made Omri, the captain of the army, king over Israel that day in the camp.

1 Kings 16:17 (show verse)

Omri went up from Gibbethon, and all Israel with him, and they besieged Tirzah.

1 Kings 16:18 (show verse)

It happened, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the citadel of the king's house, and burnt the king's house over him with fire, and died,

1 Kings 16:19 (show verse)

for his sins which he sinned in doing that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, in walking in the way of Jeroboam, and in his sin which he did, to make Israel to sin.

1 Kings 16:20 (show verse)

Now the rest of the acts of Zimri, and his treason that he committed, aren't they written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?

1 Kings 16:21 (show verse)

Then were the people of Israel divided into two parts: half of the people followed Tibni the son of Ginath, to make him king; and half followed Omri.

1 Kings 16:22 (show verse)

But the people who followed Omri prevailed against the people who followed Tibni the son of Ginath: so Tibni died, and Omri reigned.

1 Kings 16:23 (show verse)

In the thirty-first year of Asa king of Judah, Omri began to reign over Israel for twelve years. He reigned six years in Tirzah.

1 Kings 16:24 (show verse)

He bought the hill Samaria of Shemer for two talents of silver; and he built on the hill, and called the name of the city which he built, after the name of Shemer, the owner of the hill, Samaria.

1 Kings 16:25 (show verse)

Omri did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, and dealt wickedly above all who were before him.

1 Kings 16:26 (show verse)

For he walked in all the way of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and in his sins with which he made Israel to sin, to provoke the LORD, the God of Israel, to anger with their vanities.

1 Kings 16:27 (show verse)

Now the rest of the acts of Omri which he did, and his might that he showed, aren't they written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?

1 Kings 16:28 (show verse)

So Omri slept with his fathers, and was buried in Samaria; and Ahab his son reigned in his place.

1 Kings 16:29 (show verse)

In the thirty-eighth year of Asa king of Judah began Ahab the son of Omri to reign over Israel: and Ahab the son of Omri reigned over Israel in Samaria twenty-two years.

1 Kings 16:30 (show verse)

Ahab the son of Omri did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD above all that were before him.

1 Kings 16:31 (show verse)

It happened, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he took as wife Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, and went and served Baal, and worshiped him.

1 Kings 16:32 (show verse)

He reared up an altar for Baal in the house of Baal, which he had built in Samaria.

1 Kings 16:33 (show verse)

Ahab made the Asherah; and Ahab did yet more to provoke the LORD, the God of Israel, to anger than all the kings of Israel who were before him.

1 Kings 16:34 (show verse)

In his days Hiel the Bethelite built Jericho: he laid its foundation with the loss of Abiram his firstborn, and set up its gates with the loss of his youngest son Segub, according to the word of the LORD, which he spoke by Joshua the son of Nun.