Thematic Bible: 2 Kings 14




2 Kings 14:1 (show verse)

In the second year of Joash son of Joahaz king of Israel, Amaziah the son of Joash king of Judah became king.

2 Kings 14:2 (show verse)

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.

2 Kings 14:3 (show verse)

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.

2 Kings 14:4 (show verse)

Only the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

2 Kings 14:5 (show verse)

Now it came about, as soon as the kingdom was firmly in his hand, that he killed his servants who had slain the king his father.

2 Kings 14:6 (show verse)

But the sons of the slayers he did not put to death, according to what is written in the book of the Law of Moses, as the LORD commanded, saying, "The fathers shall not be put to death for the sons, nor the sons be put to death for the fathers; but each shall be put to death for his own sin."

2 Kings 14:7 (show verse)

He killed of Edom in the Valley of Salt 10,000 and took Sela by war, and named it Joktheel to this day.

2 Kings 14:8 (show verse)

Then Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash, the son of Jehoahaz son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, "Come, let us face each other."

2 Kings 14:9 (show verse)

Jehoash king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, "The thorn bush which was in Lebanon sent to the cedar which was in Lebanon, saying, 'Give your daughter to my son in marriage.' But there passed by a wild beast that was in Lebanon, and trampled the thorn bush.

2 Kings 14:10 (show verse)

"You have indeed defeated Edom, and your heart has become proud. Enjoy your glory and stay at home; for why should you provoke trouble so that you, even you, would fall, and Judah with you?"

2 Kings 14:11 (show verse)

But Amaziah would not listen. So Jehoash king of Israel went up; and he and Amaziah king of Judah faced each other at Beth-shemesh, which belongs to Judah.

2 Kings 14:12 (show verse)

Judah was defeated by Israel, and they fled each to his tent.

2 Kings 14:13 (show verse)

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 the Gate of Ephraim to the Corner Gate, 400 cubits.

2 Kings 14:14 (show verse)

He took all the gold and silver and all the utensils which were found in the house of the LORD, and in the treasuries of the king's house, the hostages also, and returned to Samaria.

2 Kings 14:15 (show verse)

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 written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel?

2 Kings 14:16 (show verse)

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.

2 Kings 14:17 (show verse)

Amaziah the son of Joash king of Judah lived fifteen years after the death of Jehoash son of Jehoahaz king of Israel.

2 Kings 14:18 (show verse)

Now the rest of the acts of Amaziah, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?

2 Kings 14:19 (show verse)

They conspired against him in Jerusalem, and he fled to Lachish; but they sent after him to Lachish and killed him there.

2 Kings 14:20 (show verse)

Then they brought him on horses and he was buried at Jerusalem with his fathers in the city of David.

2 Kings 14:21 (show verse)

All the people of Judah took Azariah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the place of his father Amaziah.

2 Kings 14:22 (show verse)

He built Elath and restored it to Judah after the king slept with his fathers.

2 Kings 14:23 (show verse)

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.

2 Kings 14:24 (show verse)

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.

2 Kings 14:25 (show verse)

He restored the border of Israel from the entrance of Hamath as far as the Sea of the Arabah, according to the word of the LORD, the God of Israel, which He spoke through His servant Jonah the son of Amittai, the prophet, who was of Gath-hepher.

2 Kings 14:26 (show verse)

For the LORD saw the affliction of Israel, which was very bitter; for there was neither bond nor free, nor was there any helper for Israel.

2 Kings 14:27 (show verse)

The LORD did not say 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.

2 Kings 14:28 (show verse)

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, Damascus and Hamath, which had belonged to Judah, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel?

2 Kings 14:29 (show verse)

And Jeroboam slept with his fathers, even with the kings of Israel, and Zechariah his son became king in his place.