Thematic Bible




2 Kings 21:1 (show verse)

Manasseh was twelve years old when he began to reign, and reigned fifty and five years in Jerusalem: his mother's name was Hephzibah.

2 Kings 21:2 (show verse)

And he did that displeased the LORD, even after the abominations of the Heathen, which the LORD cast out before the children of Israel.

2 Kings 21:3 (show verse)

And he went and built the hill altars again, which Hezekiah his father had destroyed. And he reared up altars to Baal and made groves, as did Ahab king of Israel. And he bowed himself unto all the host of heaven and served them.

2 Kings 21:4 (show verse)

And he built altars in the very house of the LORD, of which the LORD had said, "In Jerusalem I will put my name."

2 Kings 21:5 (show verse)

And he built altars unto all the host of heaven, even in two courts of the house of the LORD.

2 Kings 21:6 (show verse)

And he offered his son in fire, and observed dismal days; and used witchcraft and maintained workers with spirits, and tellers of fortunes - and wrought much wickedness in the sight of the LORD to anger him.

2 Kings 21:7 (show verse)

And he put an image of a grove that he had made, even in the very temple of which the LORD had said to David and to Solomon his son, "In this house and in Jerusalem which I have chosen out of all tribes of Israel, will I put my name forever.

2 Kings 21:8 (show verse)

Neither will I make the feet of Israel move any more out of the land which I gave their fathers: so that they will be diligent to do all I have commanded them, and all the law that my servant Moses commanded them."

2 Kings 21:9 (show verse)

But they hearkened not: for Manasseh had led them out of the way, to do more wickedness than did the heathen people which the LORD destroyed from before the children of Israel.

2 Kings 21:10 (show verse)

And the LORD spake by his servants the Prophets, saying,

2 Kings 21:11 (show verse)

"Because Manasseh king of Judah hath done such abominations - and hath wrought wickedly above all that the Amorites which were before him did; and hath made Judah sin also with his Idols -

2 Kings 21:12 (show verse)

Therefore thus sayeth the LORD God of Israel: Behold, I will bring such evil upon Jerusalem and Judah, that the ears of all that hear it shall tingle at it.

2 Kings 21:13 (show verse)

And I will stretch over Jerusalem the squaring line of Samaria and the plummet of the house of Ahab. And I will wipe out Jerusalem, as a man would wipe a dish, and when he hath wiped it, turneth it upside down.

2 Kings 21:14 (show verse)

And though I leave a remnant of mine inheritance, yet I will deliver them into the hands of them that hate them, and they shall be robbed and spoiled of all their enemies:

2 Kings 21:15 (show verse)

even because they have done wickedly and have angered me, since the time their fathers came out of Egypt unto this day."

2 Kings 21:16 (show verse)

And thereto Manasseh shed innocent blood exceeding abundantly, in so much that he replenished Jerusalem in all corners, beside his sin wherewith he made Judah sin and to do evil in the sight of the LORD.

2 Kings 21:17 (show verse)

The rest of the acts of Manasseh and all he did and his sin that he sinned, are written in the book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah.

2 Kings 21:18 (show verse)

And Manasseh laid him to sleep with his fathers, and was buried in the garden of his own house, even in the garden of Uzza: and Amon his son reigned in his stead.

2 Kings 21:19 (show verse)

Amon was twenty two years old when he began to reign, and he reigned two years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Meshullemeth the daughter of Haruz of Jotbah.

2 Kings 21:20 (show verse)

And he did that displeased the LORD as his father Manasseh did.

2 Kings 21:21 (show verse)

And he walked in all the way that his father walked in, and served the Idols that his father served, and bowed himself to them.

2 Kings 21:22 (show verse)

And he forsook the LORD God of his fathers and walked not in the way of the LORD.

2 Kings 21:23 (show verse)

And the servants of Amon conspired against him, and slew him in his own house.

2 Kings 21:24 (show verse)

But the people of the land slew all that conspired against king Amon, and made Josiah his son king in his room.

2 Kings 21:25 (show verse)

The rest of the acts of Amon which he did are written in the Chronicle of the Kings of Judah.

2 Kings 21:26 (show verse)

And they buried him in his sepulchre in the garden of Uzza, and Josiah his son reigned in his stead.