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Ammon and Moal destroyed, 2 CHRONICLES, XXI.

Jehoram's wicked reign. their children.

B. C. 896. psalteries and harps and trumpets, unio 14 Then & upon Jahaziel, the son of

the house of the LORD. Zechariah, the son of Benaiah, the son of a 16.65.24. 29 And the fear b of God was on all the Jeiel, the son of Mattaniah, a Levite of. Da.9.20,21. kingdoms of those countries, when they the sons of Asaph, came the Spirit cof the b c.17.10. bad heard that the LORD fought against Lord in the midst of the congregation ; C Nu.11.25,26. the enemies of Israel. 16 And he said, Hearken ye, ali Judah,

24.2. 30 So the realm of Jehoshaphat was and ye inbabitants of Jerusalem, and thou c.15.1,2. quiet; ior d his God gave him rest round king Jehoshaphat; Thus saith the LORD 24.20. about. unto you, Be e not afraid nor distrayed by d c.15.15, 31 And f Jehoshaphat reignedover Judah. reason of this great multitude; for the Job 34.29. He was thirty and five years old when he battle is not yours, but God's.

e Ex.14.13,14 began to reign ; & he reigned twenty and 16 To-morrow go ye down against them: De.1.29,30. five years in Jerusalem; and his mother's behold, they come up by the 1 cliff of 31.6,8. name was Azubah the daughter of Shilhi. Ziz; & ye shall find them at the end of the c.32.7,8. 32 And he walked in the way of Asa his

brook, before the wilderness of Jeruel. Is.43.1,2. father, and departed not from it, doing 17 Ye shall not need to fight in this bal- fiki.22.41, that which was right in the sight of the tle; set yourselves, stand g ye still, and see &c.

LORD. the salvation of the LORD with you, o Ju- 1 ascent..

33 Howbeith the high places were at dab and Jerusalem : fear not, nor be disor, valley. taken away; for as yet the people had not mayed ; to-mortuw go out against them; & Is.30.7,15. prepared i their hearts unto the God of for the LORD will be with you.

La.3.26. their fathers. 18 And Jehoshaphat bowed 1 his head,h c.17.6.

34 Now the rest of the acts of Jehoshawith his face to the ground : and all Judah i De.29.4. pbat, first and last, behold they are & the inhabitants of Jerusalem fell m bel c.12.14. written in the 3 book of Jehu, the son of fore the LORD, worshipping the LORD.

19.3. Hanani, whc. is mentioned in the book 19 And the Levites of the children of k Nu.14.9. of the kings of Israel. the Kohathites, and of the children of the Ro.8.31. 35 And after this did Jehoshaphat king Korhites

, stood up to praise n the LORD I Ex.4.31. of Judah join himself with Ahaziab king God of Israel with a loud o voice op high. m Job 1.20. of Israel, who did very wickedly. 20 And they rose early in the morning,

Ps.96.6. 36 And p he joined himself with him to and went forth into the wilderness of Te a words. make ships to go to Tarsaish : and they koa; and as they went fortb, Jehoshaphat 4 was made made the ships in Ezion-geber. stood and said, Hear me, 0 Judah, and ye

to ascend. 37 Then Eliezer, the son of Dodavah inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe q in n Ne. 12.42,43 of Mareshah, prophesied against Jehoshathe Lord your God, so shall ye be estab- o Ps.81.1. phat, saying, Because r thou hast joined lished ; beljere his prophets, so shall ye


Thyself with Ahaziah, the LORD hath

P IKI.22.48, broken thy works. And the ships were 21 And when he had consulted with the

49. broken, that they were not able to go to people, he appointed singers : unto the 9 Is. 7.9. Tarsbish. t


CHAP. XXI. ty of holiness as they went out before the r Jos: 3.26.2. Nthers, and was buried with his fathers

TOW , army, and to say, Praise w the LORD; z for his mercy endureth for ever.

s c.5.13. in the city of David : and Jehoram bis 22 And when they began 7 to sing and c.9.21. son reigned in his stead. to praise, the LORD set ambushments 5 praisers. 2 And he had brethren, the sons of against the children of Ammon, Moab, u'ich.16.39. Jehoshaphat, Azariah, and Jehiel, and Judah ; and they 8 were smitten. and Mount Seir, which were come against v 1K.22.50. Zechariah, and Azariah, and Michael,

w c.7.3,6. and Shephatial: all these were the sons 23 For y the children of Ammon and a Ps. 136. of Jehoshaphat king of Judah. Moab stood up against the inhabitants of 6 in the time 3 And their father

gave them great gifts mount Seir, utterly to slay and destroy

that. of silver, and of gold, and of precious elem: and when they had made an end in singing things, with

fenced cities in Judah: but of the inhabitants of Seir,every one belped

and praise. the kingdom gave he to Jehoram, z be

8 or, smote cause he was the first-born. 24. And when Judah came toward the one another. 4 Now when Jehoram was risen up to Watcb-lower in the wilderness, they look y Ju. 7.22. the kingdom of his father, he strength. ed unto the multitude, and, bebold, they


ened himself, and slew all his brethren roese dead a bodies fallen to the earth, Z2Ki.8.16,&c. with the sword, and divers also of the

9 for the de princes of Israel. 95 And when Jehoshaphat and his peo-struction. 5 Jehoram was thirty and two years old ple came to take away the spoil of them, a Ex.14.30. when he began to reign, and he reigned they found among them in abundance, both iCh.5.22. eight years in Jerusalem. tiches with the dead bodies, and pre-. 1s.37.36. 6 And he walked in the way of the kings cious jewels, (which they stripped off for there was

of Israel, like as did the house of Ahab; themselves,) more than they could carry

forbhe had the daughter of Ahab to wife: away: and they were three days in ga

escaping and he wrought that which was evil in thering of the spoil, it was so much.

Ezr.9.14. the eyes of the LORD. 26And on the fourth day, they assembled b c.22.2.

7 Howbeit the LORD would not destroy themselves in the valley of 2 Berachah : c Eze.39.8,9. the house of David, because of the core. for there they blessed the LORD: therefore 2 i.e.blessing. nant that he had made with David, and the name of the same place was called, 3 lamp, or, as he promised to give a 3 light d to bim The valley of Berachah, unto this day.

candie. and to his sons for ever. 3. Then they returned every wan of d 28.7.12,18. 8 In his days the Edomites revolted adah and Jerusalem, ani Jehoshaphat Ki.11.36. from under the 4 dominion of Judah, and in the forefront of them, to go again to

made themselves a king. Jerusalem with joy : for é the Lord had hand. 9 Then Jehoram went forth with his made them to rejoice over their enemies. head. princes, and all his chariots with him: 23. And they came to Jerusalem with, Ne.12.43. Jand he rose up by night, and smote the

to destroy another.

ani none 1 escaped.

not an




4 stroke.

Jehoram's miserable end. 2 CHRONICLES, XXIII Ghaziab slain by Jehu. Edomites which compassed him n, and} B. C. 889. freel because of the wounds 1 which were the captains of the chariots.

given him at Ramah, when he fought 10 So tbe Edomites revolted from under 1 wherewith with Hazael king of Syria. And 9 Aza. the hand of Judah unto this day. The they wound-riah the son of Jehoram king of Judah same time also did Libnah revolt from ed him. went down to see Jehoram the 80 of under his hand; because he had forsaken 2 called Aha. Ahab at Jezreel, because he was sick. the LORO God of his fathers.

ziah,ver. 1, 7 And the 3 destruction of Ahaziak 11 Moreover, he made high places in and Jehoa was a of God, by coming to Joram; for the mountains of Judah, and caused the

when he was come, he went out with inhabitants of Jerusalem to commit for c.21.17. Jehoram against Jehu the son of Nimshi, nication, cand compelled Judah thereto. 3 treading whom the LORD had anointed to cut off 12 And there came a writing to him down, the house of Ahab. from Elijah the prophet, saying, Thus a De.32.36. saith the LORD God of David thy father, Ju.14.4.

8 And it came to pass, that when Jebu

was d executing judgment upon the house Because thou hast not walked in the ways IKI.12.15. of Ahab, and found e the princes of Judah of Jehoshaphat thy father, nor in the ways c.10.15. and the sons of the brethren of Ahaziah, of Asa king ui Judah,

Hos.14.9. that ministered to Ahaziah, he slew them. 13 But hast walked in the way of the b 2Ki.9.2). 9 And f he sought Ahaziah : and they kings of Israel, and hast made Judah and c Le.20.5. caught him, (for he was hid in Samaria) the inhabitants of Jerusalem to go g a yer. 13. and brought him to Jebu: and when they whoring, like to the whoredoms of the Pe.2.20-22. had slain him, they buried him: Because, house of Ahab, hand also hath slain i thy d 2Ki.9.6,7. k said they, he w the son of Jehostaphat

, brethren of thy father's house, which e 2K1.10.12- who I sought the Lord with all his heart. were better than thyself;

14. So the house of Ahaziah had to power 14 Behold, with a great 4 plague will f 2K;.9.27. to keep still the kingdom. the Lord smite thy people, and thy chil- & Ex.34.15. 10 But m when Athaliah the mother of dren, and thy wives, and thy goods: De.31.16. Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she 15 And thou shalt have great sickness Je.3.8,9. arose and destroyed all the seed royal of by disease of thy bowels, n uatil thy h 1Ki. 16.31. the house of Judah. bowels fall out by reason of the sicka 33. 11 But Jehoshabeath, o the daughter of ness day by day.

2Ki.9.22. the king, took Joash the son of Abaziah, 16 Moreover the LORD stirred up pli ver.4. and stole him from among the king's sons against Jehoram the spirit of the Philis- k Ki.14.13. that were slaiu, and put him and his tines, and of the Arabians, that were near 1 c.17.4. purse in a bed-chamber. $o Jehasha. the Ethiopians.

beath, the daughter of king Jehoram, the 17 And they came up into Judah, and m 2Ki.11.1, wife of Jehoiada the priest, (for she was brake into it, and carried away all the &c. the sister of Abaziah,) hid him from substance that was found in the king's n ver.18,19. Athaliah, so that she slew him not. house, and his sons also, and his wives ; SD 0 2Ki.11.2, 12 And he was with them hid in the that there was never-a son left him, save Jehosheba. house of God six years: and Athaliah 6 Jehoahaz, the youngest of his sons. Plki.11.14,23 reigned over the land. 18And after all this the LORD smote qhim Is. 10.5,6.

CHAP. XXII. in his bowels with an incurable disease. 5 captive, 19 And it came to pass, that in process c.22.1.


strengthened himself, and took the of time, after the end of two years, his bor, Akaziah, captains of hundreds, Azariah the son of bowels fell out by reason of his sickness;

Jeroham, and Ishmael the son of Jehoso he died of sore diseases : and his peo- or,

Azariah, hanan, and

Azariah the son of Obed, and ple made no burning for hiin, like the c.22.6. Maaseiah the son of Adaiah, and Elisha. burning sof his fathers.

9 ver.15.

phat the son of Zichri, into covenant with 20 Thirty and two years old was he Ac. 12.23. him. when he began to reign, and he reigned 2K1.11.4,&c. 2 And they went about in Judah, and in Jerusalem eight years, and departed s c.16.14. gathered the Levites out of all the cities without being desired; howbeit they desire. buried him in the city of David, but not t Je.22.18.

of Judah, and the chief of the fathers of

Israel, and they came to Jerusalem. a the sepulchres of the kings.

3 And all the congregation made a com CHAP. XXII.

u 25a.5.3.

yenant u with the king in the house of Apithe inhabitants of Jerusale he made God. And he said unto them, Bebold,

A haziah v his youngest son king in v2Ki.8.24,&c. the king's son shall reign, as the LORD his stead : for the band of men that came c.21.17. hath said w of the sons of David. with the Arabians to the camp had slain ver.6. 4 This is the thing that ye shali do; all the eldest. So Ahaziah the son of Jew 28a. 7.12, 16 tăird part of you entering on the sabbath horam king of Judah reigned.

1Ki.9.5. of the priests and of the Levites, shall be 2 Forty and two years old was Ahaziah c.21.7. porters of the 8 doors ; when he began to reign; & he reigned one Ch.9.19-27.5 And a him part shall be at the king's year in Jerusalem. His mother's name Ps.89.29. also was Athaliahäthe daughter of Umi. 8 thresholds. foundation: and all the people shall be in

house; and a third part at the gate of the 3 He also walked in the ways of the x c.21.6. house of Ahab: for his mother y was his yGe.27.12,:3, 6 But let none come into the house of

The courts of the house of the LORD. counsellor to do wickedly,

De 1.3,4. 4 Wherefore he did evil in the sight of)

the LORD, save the priests, and they 2 that 13.6-10. minister of the Leviles;

they shall go in the LORD like the house of Ahal; for Mal.10.37.

for they are holy: but all the people shall they were his counsellors a after the

Ac.4.19. keep the watch of the LORD, death of his father to his destruction.

z 1Ch.23.28,

7 And the Levites shall compass the 5 He walked b also after their counsel,

king round about, every man with his and went with Jehoram the son of Ahab a Pr. 12.5.

weapous in his hand; and whosoerer ein king of Israel to war against Hazael king Mi.6 16. cometh into c the house, he shall be put of Syria at Ramoth-gilead : and the Syri. Nu.3.10,38. to death ; but be you with the king wlien abs smole Jorata.

he cometh in, and when he gneth out. 6 And d he returned to be healed in Jez-ld 2Ki.9.16.

8 So the Levites and al. Judal did



Athaliah slaın.

The Temple repaired. according to all things that Jehoiada the B. C. 878. in the sight of the LORD all the days a of priest had commanded, and took every

Jehoiada the priest. man his men that were to come in on the a c.26.5. 3 And Jehoiada took for him two wives;

Is.29.13. sabbath, with them that were to go out on

and he begat sons and daughters. the sabbath: for Jeboiada the priest dis

4 And it came to pass after this, that missed not the courses. b

b 1Ch.24&25. Joash was minded to 1 repair the house 9 Moreover, Jehoiada the priest deliver- renew. of the LORD. ed to the captains of hundreds spears, and

5 And he gathered together the prieste bucklers, and shields, that had been king

and the Levites, and said to them, Go out David's, which were in the house of God. c 2Sa.8.7. unto the cities of Judah, and gather of all 10 And he set all the people, (every man

Israel money to repair the house of your having his weapon in his hand,) from the

God from year to year, and see that ye right side of the temple to the left side 2 shoulder, hasten the matter. Howbeit the Levites of the temple, along by the

altar and the a house. bastened it not. temple, by the king round about.

6 And the king called for Jehoiada the 11 Then they brought out the king's

chief, and said unto him, Why hast thou son, and put upon him the crown, and

not required of the Levites to bring in, gave him the testimony, dand made him dDe.17.18-20. out of Judah and out of Jerusalem, the king: and Jehoiada and his sons anointed

collection, according to the command. him, and said, "God save the king.

e Ex.30.12-16. ment e of Moses the servant of the LORD, 12 Now when Athaliah beard the noise Let the and of the congregation of Israel, for the of the people running and praising the king live. If tabernacle of witness ? king, she came to the people into the Nu.1.50. 7 For tbe sons of Athaliah, that wicked house of the LORD.

Ac.7.44. woman, had broken up & the house of 13 And she looked, and, behold, the c.21.17, God; and also all the dedicated things a king stood at his pillar at the entering i Ps.14.5. of the house of the LORD did they bestow in, and the princes and the trumpets by i Eze.16.17-19 upon Baalim. the king: and all the people

of the land Hos.2.8,13. 8 And at the king's commandment they rejoiced, k and sounded with trumpets ; k Pr.11.10. made a chest, and set it without at the also the ! singers with instruments of i 1Ch.25.6-8. gate of the house of the LORD. music, and such as taught to sing praise. S voice. 9And theymade a proclamation through Then m Athaliah rent her clothes, and m Ec.9.12. Judah and Jerusalem, to bring in to the mid, Treason, treason!

conspiracy. LORD the collection n that Moses the ser14 Thea Jeboiada the priest brought n ver.6. vant of God laid upon Israel in the wil. out the captains of hundreds that were

derness. set over the host, and said unto them,

10 And all the princes and all the people Have her forth p of the ranges: and whoso o 2C0.9.7. rejoiced, o and brought in, and cast into followeth her, let him be slain with the p Ex.21.14. the

chest, until they had made an end. sword. For the priest said, Slay her not

11 Now it came to pass, that at what in the house of the LORD.

time the chest was brought unte the king's 15 So they laid hands on her : and when

office by the hand of the Levites, & when abe Wascome to the entering of the horse

they saw that there was much money, the Kateg by the king's house, they slew q Ne.3.28. king's scribe and the high priest's officer

Ir Ps.5.6.

came and emptied the chest, and took it, 16 And Jehoiada made a covenant & be


and carried it to his place again. Thus tween him, and betweea all the people, Ja.2.13. they did day by day,t and gathered money and between the king, that u they shoulds De.29.1.16. in abundance.

t 1 Co.16.2. 12 And the king and Jehoiada gave it 17 Thee all the people went to the house uDe.26.17-19. to such as did the work of the service of of Baal, and brake it down, and brake his

the house of the LORD, and hired masons altars and his images in pieces, & v slewu De. 13.9. and carpenters to repair the house of the Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars.

LORD, and also such as wrought iron and de Also Jehoiada appointed the officers wiCh.23&24. brass to niend the house of the LORD. of the house of the LORD by the hand the healing 13 So the workmen wrought, and the of the priests the Levites, whom David went up work was perfected by them, and they had distributed w in the house of the

set the house of God in his state, and LORD, to vffer the burnt-offerings of the work. strengthened it. LUR), as it is written c in the law of Mo- & Nu.28. 14 And when they had finished a, they ses, with rejoicing and with singing, as it a ly the

brought the rest of the money before the was ordained 8 by David.

hands of king and Jehoiada, whereof were made 19. And he set the porters y at the gates y 1Ch.26.1,&c vessels for the house of the LORD, even of the house of the LORD, that none which or, pestils. vessels to minister, and 9 to offer withal, was unclean in any thing should enter in. z 2K1.11.19. and spoons, and vessels of gold and sil? dreds, and the nobles, and the governors Re.18.20. 20 and he took the captains z of hun. a Ps.58.10,11. ver : and they offered burnt-offerings in

the house of the LORD continually all the of the people, and all the people of the

19.1,2. days of Jehoiada. land, and brought down the king from c.23.


But Jehoiada waxed old, and was De house of the LORD : and they came

ver.2,12,14. full of days when he died; an hundred & through the high gate into the king's C 2Ki.11.21. thirty years old was he when he died, house, and set the king upon the throne of

12.1,&c. 16 And they buried him in the city of

d Pr.26.6. David among the kings, because he had 2. And all the people of the land Gree Pr.29.12. done good b in Israel, both toward God, piced : and the city was quiet, after that s iKi. 14,23. and toward his house. they had slain Athaliah with the sword. 8 Ju.5.8.

17 Now after the death of Jehorada CHAP. XXIV.


came the princes of Judah and made JOASH c was seven years old when he

obeisance d to the king : then theking began to reign; and he reigned forty

36.14-16. hearkened e unto them. years in Jerusalem. His mother's name

Hos.5.10, 14. 18 And they left the house of the LORD also was Zibiah of Beer-sheba.


God of their fathers, and served f groves 2 And Joash did that which was right! Ep.5.6. land idols: and wrata came g upon Judak

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Joash slam by his Servants. 2 CHRONICLES, XXV. Amaziah's reign oud Idolory and Jerusalem for this their trespass. B. C. 840. war, that could handle spear and shield. 19 Yet a he sent prophets to them, to

6 He hired also an hundred thousand bring them again unto the LORD; and a Je.7.25,26. mighty men of valour out of Israel for they testified against them; but b they 25.4.

an hundred talents of silver. would pot give ear.

26.5. 7 But there came a man of God to bid 20 And the Spirit of God 1 came upon b Ps.95.7,8. Zechariah the son of Jeboiada the priest,

saying, king, let not the army of Israel go

Ac.7.51. with thee; for the Lord is not with Israel, which stood above the people, and said 1 clothed, to wit, with all

the children of Ephraiai. unto them, Thus saith God, Why c trans. Ju.6,34.

8 But if thou wilt go, do it, be strong gress ye the commandments of the LORD, IC Nu.14.41. for the battle: God shall make thee fall that ye cannot prosper? because e ye have d c.20.6.

before the enemy: for God d hath pow. forsaken the LORD, he hath also forsaken Ps.62.11,

er to help, and to cast down. you.

Ec.9.11. 9 And Amaziah said to the man of God, 21 And they conspired f against liim, e c.15.2. But what shall we do for the hundred ta. and stoned him with stones, at the com- f Je.18.18. lents which I have given to the 2 army of mandment of the king, in the court of & Mat.21.35. Israel? And the man of God answered, the house oi the LORD.

23.35. The LORD is able h to give thee much 22 Thus Joash the king remembered not Ac.7.59,59. more than this. the kindness which Jehoiada his father 2 hand. had done to him, but i slew bis son. And h Ps.24.1.

10 ThenAmaziah separated them to wit, when he died, he said, The LORD look

the army that was come to him out of

Pr. 10.22. upon it, and require k it.

Ephraim, to go 3 home again: wherefore

Ph.4.19. 23 And it came to pass at the end of i Pr.17.13.

their angerwas greatly kindled against Juthe year, that I the host of Syria came up 3 to their

dah,&they returned home in Sgreat anger. against him: and they came to Judah and place,

Il And Amaziah strengthened himself,

and led forth his people, and went to the Jerusalem, and destroyed all the princes k Bs.10.14. of the people from among the people, and

valley of Salt, and smote of the children

Je.51.56. of Seir ten thousand. sent all the spoil of them unto the king Lu. 11.51. of 6 Damascus.

12 And other ten thousand left alive did

2Ti.4.S. the children of Judah carry away captive, 24 For the army of the Syrians came 4 in the re- and brought them unto the top of the rock, with a small m company of men, and the volution of. and cast them down from the top of the LORD delivered n a very great host into heat of rock, that they all were broken in pieces their hand, because they had forsaken the anger. LORD God of their falbero. So they exe- 2 26.12.17.

13 But the 1 soldiers of the army which

Amaziah sent back, that they should not cuted judgment o against Joash. Darmesek. go with him to battle, fell upon the cities 25 And when they were departed from m Le.26.37. of Judah,

from Satnaria even uzlo Belbo bit,

(for they left him in great diseases,) De.32.30. Jhoron, and smote three thousand of them, his own servants conspired against him Is.30.17. and took much spoil. for the blood of the sons of Jehoiada p the n Le.26,25. priest, and slew him on his bed,

and he De.28.25,48. ziah was come from the slaughter of the

14 Now it came to pass, after that Ama. died: and they buried him in the city of sons of the Edomites, that he brought the gods of the

vid, but they buried him not in the band. children of Seir, and set them up to be sepulchres of the kings.

o c.22.8. 26 And these are they that conspired

his gods, and bowed r down himself be

Is. 10.5. against him; 8 Zabad the son of Shimeath p ver.21,22.

fore them, and burged incense unto them.

15 Wherefore the anger of the Lord was an Ammonitess, and Jehozabad the son 9 c. 28.23.

kindled against Amaziah, & he sent unto of 9 Shimrità a Moabitess.


him a prophet, which said unto him, Why 27 Now concerning his sons, and the


hast thou sought after the gods of the greatness of the burdens laid upon him, Bor, Jozachar, people, which & could not deliver their and the 1 repairing of the house of God, 2K1.12.21. own people out of thine hand? behold, they are written in the 2 story of 9 or, Shomer. the book of the kings. And Amaziah s ver.11,12.

16 Ånd it came to pass, as he talked

with him, that the king said unto him,Ari his son reigned in his stead.

thou made of toe king's coupsel?

forbear; CHAP. XXV.

1 founding. why shouldest thou be smitten? Then the А

MAZIAH I was twentyand five years 2 or,commen- prophet forbare, and said, I know that

old when he began to reign, and hel tary. God bath 3 determined to destroy thee, reigned twenty and nine years in Jerusa. t 2Ki.14.1,&c. because u thou hast done this, and hast lem. And his mother's name was Jeho counselled. not hearkened unto my counsel. addan of Jerusalem.

u Sa.2.25.

17 Then v Amazjah king of Judah took 2 And

he did that which was right in v2Ki. 14.8,&c. advice and sent to Joash, the son of Jehoa. the sight of the LORD, but not w with a w Ps.78.31.

haz, the son of Jebu, king of Israel, saying, perfect heart.


Come, let us see one another in the face. 3 Now it came to pass, when thekingdon. Hos. 10.2.

18 And Joash king of Israel sent to Ama was 4 established to him, that he slew his Ja. 1.8.

ziah king of Judah, saying, The Sthistle servants that had killed theking his father. 4.8.

that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that 4 But he slew not their children, but confirmed did as it is written x in the law in the upon hin. ter to my son to wife : "and there passed

was in Lebanon, saying, Give thy daugh book of Moses, where the LORD com 5 or, furze by a 6 wild beast that was in Lebanon, manded, saying, The y fathers shall not brish, or, and trode down the thistle, die for the children, neither shall the thorn.

19 Thou sayest, Lo, thou hast smitten children die for the fathers, but every De.24.16. the Edomites; and thine heart lifteth man shall die for his own kin.

y Je.31.30.

thee up to boast : abide now at home; 5 Moreover, Amaziah gathered Judah Eze.18.20. why shouldest thou meddle to thine burt together, and made them captains over 6 beast of

that thou shouldest fall, even thou, and thousands, and captains over hundreds, the field. Judah with thee > according to the houses of their fathers,

20 But Amaziah would not hear; for it throughout all Judah and Benjamin: and 2 Nu.1.3.

a came of God, that he might deliver them he numbered them from twenty z years a IKi. 12.15. into the hand of their enemies, because old & above, & found them three hundred c.22.7.

they sought after the gods of Edom. thousand choice men, able to go forth to ver. 16.

21 So Joash the king of Israel went up : 312


him there.


Uzziah's prosperity,

2 CHRONICLES, XXVII. His son and punishment. and they saw one another in the face, B. C. 839. jof Hananiah, one of the king's captains. Both he and Amaziah king of Judah, at

12 The whole number of the chief of Leih-shemesh, which belongeth to Judah.

the fathers of the mighty men of valour 22 And Judah was 1 put to the worse 1 smitten, were two thousand and six hundred. before Israel; and they fled every man 2 the power

13 And under their hand was an army to his tent.

of an army three hundred thousand and seven thops. 23 And Joash the king of Israel took

sand and five hundred, that made war Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Joash, a c.21.17. with mighty power, to help the king the son of Jehoabaz, a at Beth-shemesh, a gate of it against the enemy. and brought him to Jerusalem, and brake that looketh. 14 And Uzziah prepared for them, down the wall of Jerusalem, from the b c.26.9. throughout all the host, shields, and gate of Ephraim to the 3 corner-gate, be stones of spears, and helmets, and babergeons, and four hundred cubits.

slings. bows, and 4 slings to cast stones. 24 And he tock all the gold and the sil- 5 went forth. 15 And he made in Jerusalem engines, ver, and all the vessels that were found in C 2Ki.14.17, invented by cunning men, to be on the the bouse of God with Obed-edom, and

&c. towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot the treasures of the king's house, the hos- d De.8.14. arrows and great stones withal: and his tages also, and returned to Samaria.

32.15. name 5 spread far abroad; for he was 25 Andé Amaziah, the son of Joash king c.25.19. marvellously helped till he was strong. of Judah, lived after the death of Joash, e Pr.16.18. 16Butdwhen he was strong, his heart was son of Jeboahaz king of Israel, fifteen f2Ki.16.12,13 lifted up to his destruction : e for he trarisyears.

g 1Ch.6 102 gressed against the LORD his God, and 26 Now the rest of the acts of Amaziah, h c.15.2. went f into the temple of the LORD to first and last, behold, are they not writs after. burn inceyse upon the altar of incense. ten in the book of the Kings of Judah and 1 conspired a 17 And Azariah g the priest went in af.

conspiracy. ter him, and with him fourscore priests 27. Now h after the time that Amaziab i Nu.16.40. of the LORD, that were valiant men: did turn away from 6 following the LORD,

18.7. 18 And they withstood Uzziah the king, they made a conspiracy against him in ; Ex.30.7,8. & said unto

him, Il pertaineth not i unto Jerusalem; and he fied to Lachish: but He.5.4. thee, Uzziah, to burn incense unto the they sent to Lachish after him, and slew k 1C0.5.5. LORD, but to the priests the sons of Aaron,

8 i.e. the city that are consecrated j to burn incense 28 And they brought him upon horses,

of David, go out k of the sanctuary for thou hast and buried him with his fathers in the 2Ki.14.20. trespassed : neither shal, it be for thine city of 8 Judah.

I 1Sa. 2.30. honour l from the LORD God.

m 2Ki.14.21,

19 Then Uzziah was wroth, n and had THENm all the people of Judah took

a censer in his hand to burn incense; and Uzziah, 9 who was sixteen years old, 15.1,&c. while o he was wroth with the priests, and made him king in the room of his fa- n c.25.16. the leprosy even rose up in his foreheas

19 or, Azariah. before the priests in the house of the 2 He built Eloth,& restored it to Judah, o Nu.12.19. LORD, from beside the incense-altar. after that the king slept with his fathers.


20 And Azariah the chief priest, and all 3 Sixteen years old was Uzziah when he p Est.6.12. the priests looked upon him, and, behold, began to reiga; and he reigned fifty and 9 2Ki.15.5. he was leprous in his forehead, and they two years in Jerusalem. His mother's c.24.2. thrust him out from thence; yea, him. hame also was Jecoliah of Jerusalem. Ge.41.15,38. self p basted also to go out, because the

And he did that which was right in Da.1.17. LORD had smitten him. the sight of the LORD, according to all

10.1. 21 And q Uzziah the king was a leper that his father Amaziah did.

1 free. unto the day of his death, and dwelt in a 5 And he sought God in the days r of Le.13.46. several 1 house, s being a leper; for he Zechariah, who had understanding in the


was cut off from the house of the LORD; visions 2 of God: and as longt as he sought


and Jotham his son was over the king's the LORD, God made him to prosper.

2Ki.7.3. house, judging the people of the land. 6 And he went forth,and warred against 2 seeing: 22 Now the rest of the acts of Uzziah, the Philistines, and brake down the wall tiCh.22.13. first and last, did Isaiah u the prophet the of Gath, and the wall of Jabneh, and the u Is.1.1. son of Amoz, write. Wall of Ashdod, and built cities about 3 or, in the 23 So v Uzziah slept with his fathers, & Ashdod, and among the Philistines. country of they buried him with his fathers in the 1 And God helped him against w the


field of the burial which belonged to the Philistines, xe & against the Arabians that v Is.6.1. kings; for they said, He is a leper: and dwell in Gur-baal, and the Mehunims.

w 1Ch.5.20. Jotham his son reigned in his stead. 8 And the Ammonites gave gifts, y tal


CHAP. XXVII. Uzziah : and his name 4 spread abroad 2 c.21.16. even to the entering in of Egypt; for he y c.17.11. Jold when he began to reign; and he

z strengthened himself exceedingly,

4 went. reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. His 9 Moreover, Uzziah built towers in Je- z 2Ki.15.32, mother's name also was Jerushah, the rusalem, at the corner-gate, a and at the

&c. daughter of Zadok. valley-gate

, and at the turning of the a c.25.23. 2 And he did that which was right in wall, auds fortified them.

Ne.3.13,32. the sight of the LORD, according to all 10 Also he built towers in the desert, and

Zec. 14.10. that his father Uzziah did : howbeit he digzed many wells: for he had much sor, repaired. entered not into the temple of the LORD. atle

, both in the low country and in 6 or, cut out And the people did yet corruptly. the plains ; husband

men also, and vine many cis- 3 He built the high gate of the house dressers in the mountains, and in 1 Car- terns. of the LORD, and on the wall of 9 Ophel Tel: for he loved 8 husbandry.

Tor, fruitful he built much. 1! Moreover, Uzziah had an host of fields. 4 Moreover, he built cities in the moun. fighting men, that went out to war by 8 ground. tains of Judah, and in the forests he built bands, according to the number of their or, the tower castles and towers. account by the hand of Jejel the scribe c.33.14. 5 He fought also with the king of the and Masciah the ruler, under the hand Ne.3.26,27. Ammonites, and prevailed against thern 27


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