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50 I And when Jeliu was come to Jezree!,, 9 And it came to pass in the morning, that Jezebel bearil nf it; and she painted lier lie went out, and stood, and said to all the lnce, and tired lier head, and looked cut at people, Ye be righteous: behold, I conspired & window.

against my master, and slew nim ; but who 31 And as Jehu entered in at the gaie, she slew all these? jaid, Had Zimri

peace, who slew luis masier : 10 Know now, that there shall fall unlo 3. And he lifted up his face to the window, the earth nothing of the word of the Lori), and said, Who is on any side? ? And which the Loro spake concerning the house there looked out to him two or three eunuclis. of Aliab: for the Lord haih done that which

33 And he said, Throw her down. So they lie spake boy his servant Elijah. threw her down: and some of her blood was 11 So Jelu slew a!! that remained of die sprinkled on the wall, and on the horses : house of Ahab in Jezreel, and all liis grea and he trode her under foot.

men, and his kinsfolks, and nis priests, until 34 And when he was come in, he did eat he left liin none remaining. and drink, and said, Go, see now this cursed 12 $ And he arose and departed, and came womum, and bury her: for she is a hing's 10 Samaria : anul as lie was at the shearingdaughter.

house in the way, 35 And they wert 10 hury her, but they 13 Jeliu met with the bretliren or Aliaziah found 10 more of her than the scull, and the king of Judah, and said, Who are ye? And feet, and the palins of her hands.

they answered, lle are the brethren of Aba36 Wherefore they came again, and told ziah ; and we go down to salute the children him : and lie said, Inis is the word of thor of the king, and the children of the queen. Lorn, which le spake by his servant Elijalı It And he said, Take them alive. And the Tislbite, saying, in the portion vi Jezreel they took them alive, and slew them at the shall dogs eat the Head of Jezebel: Ipit of the shearing-house, even two and forts

37 And the carcase of Jezebel shall be as men; neither leli lie any of them. dung upon the face of the field in the portion 15 | And when he was departed thence, of Jezreei; so that they shall not say, This is the ligluted un Jehonadab the son of Rechab Jezebel.

coming 10 meet bim ; and he saluted him, CHAP. X.

and said to liim, Is thine heart right, as my

. the And Jeliu wrote letters, and sent to Sa- swered, it is. If it be, give me thine hand maria, unto the rulers of Jezreel, to the eld-And he gave him his hand; and ise took him ers, and to them that brought up Ahab's chil- up to bion into die chariot. dren, saying,

10 And he said, Come with me, and see Now, as soon as this letter cometh to you, my zeal for wie LORD. So they made biin seeing your master's sons are with you, and ride in his chariot. there are with you chariots and horses, a 17 And when he came in Sairaria, lie sie Canced city alo, and armour ;

all that remained unto Ahab in Samaria, till 3 Look even out the best and meelest or he lad destroyed him, according to the sayyour master's sons, and set him on his father's sing of the Lorn, which he spa'e to Elijah. Irone, and fight for your master's liouse. 18 1 And Jehu gathe.ed all the people to

4 But they were exceedingly afraid, and gether, and said unto them, Abab served caid, Behold, two kings stood not before him; Baal a little, but Jenu shall serve liim much gou then shall we stand:

19 Now therefore call unto me all the 5 And he that was over the house, and he prophets of Baal, all bis servants, and all his that was over the city, the elders also, and priests ; let pone le wanting : for I have a ihe bringers-up of the children, sent to Jehu, great sacrifice to do to Baal; whosoever shak saying, Weireihy servants, and will do all he wanting, he shall not live. But Jehu did that thou shalt bid us; we will not make any it in subtilly, to the intent that he might deking: do thou that which is good in thisie eyes. stroy ibe worshippers of Baal.

6. Then he wrote a letter lie second time 20 And Jeliu said, Proclaim a solemn asto them, saying, If ye be mine, and if ye will seinbly for Baal. And they proclaimed it. hearken unto my voice, take ye the heads or 21 And Jelu sent through all Israel; and all the men your master's song, and come to me the worshippers of Baal came, so that there 10 Jezreel by to-morrow this time. (Now the was not a man lest that came not. And they king's sons, beirg seventy persons, icere with came into the house of Baal; and the house the great inen of the city, which brought of Baal was full from one end to another. them up:)

22 And he said unto him that was over 7 And it came to pass, when the letter the restry, Bring forth veséments for all the came to them, that they took the king's sous, worshippers of Bael. And he brouglit them aud slew seventy persons, and put their heads i for:hı vestments. in baskets, and sent him them to Jezreei. 23 And Jehu went, and Jehonadab the son

8! And there came a messenger, and toldlar Recliab, into the house of Baai, and said nim, saying, They have brough the heads of unto the worshippers of Baal, Search, and the king's sons. And he said, Lay ye them iook tliat there belere with you none of the in tivo leaps at the entering is of the gate servants of the Lord, but the worshippers of antil the morning.

Baal only.

94 And wlier they went is to offer sacri- to him into the house of the Lorn, and maile files and burnt-offerings, Jebu appointed a covenant with them, and took an oath of fourscore men without, and said, If any of them in the house of thie Lurd), and sliewed she men whom I have brought into yoariliom the king's son. hands escape,

he that lelteth him go, liis life 5 And lie commanded them, saving, This shull be for the life of liin. lis the thing that ye shall do; A third part

of 5 And it came to pass, as soon as lie had you that eliler in on the sabbath shall even made an end of offering the burnt-offering, be keepers of the watch of the king's house : that Jehu said to the guard, and to the cap- 6 And a third part shall be at the gate of tajos, Go in rid slay them ; lenone come Sur ; and a third part at the gate beluine the forth. And they sinote thein with the eilge guard : so shall ve keep the walch of the of the sword; and the guard and the captains house, that it be not broken down. cail them out, and went to the city of time 7 And two parts of all you that go forth: 2 house of Baal.

the sabbath, eren they shall keep the watch 26 And they hrouglit forth the images out of the liouse of the LORD aboul ilır king. of the house of Baal, and burned them. 8 And ye shall compass the king round

27 And they brake down the image of about, every man willi lois weapons in huis Baal, and brake down the bouse of taal, and land: and lie that comelli within the ranges, marle it a drauglit-house to this day, let bim ve siain; and be ye with the king as

23 Thus Jelni destroyed haal out of Israel. lie goeth out, and as he cometh in.

29 Howbee from the sil.s of Jeroboain 9 And the captains over the hundreds did the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin, Je- according to all things that Jelioiada the din departe not from after them, to uit, the priest commanded: and they look every man goblei calves that were in Beil-el, and that his men that were to come in on the salbath, scere in Dan

with them that should go out on the sabbaili, 30 And the Lond) said unto Jelu, Because and came to Jeloiada ebe prirst. thou hast done well in executing that which is 10 And to the captains over hundreds did right i mine eyes, and hast done unto the the priest give king David's spears and house of Alab according to all that cas in shields, that were in the temple of ibe LORD. mine lieart, thy children of the fourti gene- 11 And the guard stcod, every inan with ration shall sit on the throne of Israei. liis weapons in bis hand, round about the

31 But Jelu took no need to walk in the king, from the right corner of the temple 10 law of the Lord Gori of Israel with all his die left corner of the temple, along by the 3 heart ; for he departed not from the sins of altar and the temple. Jeroboam, whicli made Israel to sin.

22 And he brouglit forth the king's son, 32 I In those days Vie Loon began to cut and put the crown upon liim, and gave him Israel short : and Llazael smote them in a! the testimony: and they made him king, and le coasts of Israei;

anon:led him; and they clapped their hands, 35 From jordan eastward, all the land of and said, God save the king. Gilead, the Gadiles, and the liculenites, and 13 And when Ataliali liea:r the noise the Manassites, from Aroer, (which is by the of the guard, and of the people, she came to river Arnon,) even Gilead and Bastian. the people into the temple of the Lord.

31 1 . Vw the rest of the act of Jeliu, and land when she looked, behold, the king all that lie died, and all his night, are they stood by a pillar, as the manner was, and the not written in the book of the Chronicles of princes and the trucopelers, by the hing; and the kings of Israel?

all the people of the land rejviced, and blewi 35 Ann Jeliu slepe with his failiers; and with trumpets. Ana Athalialı rent lier clothes they buried him in Samaria : and Jehóalıazand cried, Treason, treason! his son reigned in his stead.

13 But Jehoiada the priest commanded the 36 And the time that 'eliu reigned over 's- captains of the bundreds, the officers o? the sael in Samaria wus twenty and eight jears. hot, and said unto tlieni, Have her forth Cli. XI,

without the ranges; and him that folioweth ND when Athaliah, the moter of Ala- her kill with the sword. For the priest liad arose and destroyed all the seed-roval. LORD.

2 But Jeloshcha the daughter of king Jo- 16 And they laid hands on her; and she went, ram, sister of Ahaziah, look Joash the son of hy the way by the which the horses came into i Ahaziali, and stole him from among thejube king's house; and tiere was she slain. king's sons rohich icere slain.; and they did 17 1 And Jehoiada made a covenant be bim, even him and lis nurse, in the bed-tween the Lord and the king and the people, chamber from Athalialı, so that he was nou that they should be the Lord's people be slain.

iween the king also and the people. 3 And he was with her bid in the louse of 13 And all the people of the land wen v the Lord six years: and Athaliah did reign into the house of Baal, and brake it down over the land.

his aliars aud liis images brake they in 41 And the seventh year Jeloiada sent pieces thoroughly, and slew Mattan the priest and fetched the rulers over hundreds, withjof Baal before the allars : and the priest ap. :


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!! And he took the rulers over hundrels, 13 Slowbeit there were not made for the #nel the captains, and the guard, and all the house of the Lord bowls of silver, snuffers, people of the land ; and they brougil down basons trumpets, any vessels of gold, or vesthe king from the house of the LORD, and sels of silver, of the money thut was brought camr by the way of the gate of the guard to into the house of the LORD: the king's house: and he sat on the throne of !! Bilt they gave that to the workmen, and the kings.

repaired therewith the liouse of the Lord. 29 And all the people of the land rejoiced, 15 Voreover, they reckoned not with tije a:uthe city was in quieti arithey slow Átha- men into whose hand they delivered the mo. iial, with the sword beside the king's house. ney to be bestowed on workmen: for they

? Seven years old wus Jelioaslı when he dealı faithfully. begin to reign.

16 The trespass-money and sin-money was CHAP. XI.

not brought into the house of the Lort i to reign; and forty rears reigned le in 17 l Tlien Hazael king of Syria went us Jerusalem : and his mother's naine was Zi- and fought againt Gath, and took it: and pialı of Berr-stieba.

Tazaei sei his face to go up to Jerusalem. And Jelioash did that which was right in 15 And Jehoa d king of Judah took all the the siglit of the Lord all bis days wherein hallowed things that Jehoshiaphat, and Jelio

Jeloiada the priest instructed liin. ram, and Abazialı, his fathers, kings of Ju. ed!

3 But the ligh places were notaken away: «ali, bal dedicated, and luis own hallowed the people still sacrificed and burnt incense in things, and all the gold tut was found in the the ligl, places.

trea-tres of the liouse of the LORD, and in 4 ! Ani Jehoash said to the priests, All the the king's house, and sent it to Hazacl king money of the dedicated things that is prought of Syria : and he went away from Jerusalem.

into the house of the LORD, even the money 19 11 And the rest of the acts of Joasli, and Ed of every one that passeth the account, the all that he did, are they not written in tlie ed money that every man is set al, omul all the book of the Chronicles of the kings of Judali?

money that coineti, into any man's heart to 20 And his servants arose, and made a El oring into the house of the LOR!),

conspiracy, and slew Joash in the house of 5 Let the priests lake it to them, every Millo, which goeth down to Silla.

man of his acquaintance; an let them re- u For Jozacar tlie son of Shimeath, and e pair the breaches of the liouse, wheresoever Jehozahad the son of Shomer, liis servants, any breach shall be found.

smote him, and he died; and they buried bim Ő But it was so, thut in the three and twen- with his fathers in the city of David : and En tiellı year of king Jehoash the priests had uot Amaziah liis son reigned in his stead. d repaired the breaclies of the bonse.

CHAP. XII. the priest, and the other priests, and said inn- the sou of Aliaziah king of Judalı, Jelioaf to them, Why repair ye not the breaches of ahaz the son of Jebu begali to reign over Is. me the house? Now' therefore receive no more rael in Samaria, and reigned seventeen years.

your acquaintance, but deliver it 2 And he did that which was evil in the for the breaches of the house.

siglit of the LORD, and followed the sins of 8 And the priests consented to receive no Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which made Isad nore money of the people, neither to repair rael to sin ; le cieparted not therefrom. he breaches of the house.

3 | And the anger of the LORD was kin. 9 But Jehoiada the priest took a chest, and dled against Israel; ard be delivered them insored a hole in ile lid of it, and set ir beside to use land of Hazael king of Syria, and in

the altar, on the riglit side as one cometh in- to the hard of Ben-iradad the son of Hazael, to the house of tlie Lorn: and the priests that all their clavs.

kept the door put therein all the money that 1 And Jeloalaz besought the Lorn, and t was brought into thie house of the Lori). the Lord hearkened unto him ; for he saw

10 And it was so, when they saw that there the oppressior, of Israel, because the king of se was inuch money in the chest, that the king's Syria oppressed them.

cribe and the higli priest came up, and ihey| 5 (And the Longave Israel a saviour, so but put up in bags, and told the money that was that they went on from under the hands of to found in the house of the Lori.

the Syrians; and the children of Israel dwels 11 And they gave the money, being told, in their tenti, as before-lime. into the hands of them that did the work, 6 Nevertheless they departed not from the that liad the oversight of the house of the sins of the house of Jeroboam, who made Is. LORD: and they laid it out to the carpenters rael sin, but walked therein: and there re. and puilders that wrouglit upon the house of mained the grove also in Samaria.) the LORD,

9 Neither did he leave of the people to Je12 And to masons, and hiewers of stone, hoa haz but fifty horsemen, and ten chariots, En and to buy timber and he ved stone to repair and ten thousand foolmen; for the king of

the breaches of the house of the Lord, and Syria had destroyed them, and had made for ali that was laid out for the house to ro- lhem like the dust by thrashing. prir il.

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and all that he did, and his miglil, are they 24 So Hazael king of Syria died; and not written in the book of the Chronicles of Benhadad his son reigued in his steai. the kings of Israel ?

23 And Jehoash the son of Jehoahaz look 9 And Jeloaliaz slept with liis fathers; and again, out of the band of Ben-liadad thison they buried him in Samaria : and Joash lis of Hazael, the cities which lie liad taken out son reigned in his stead.

of the hand of Jelicalian liis father by war: 10 . In the thirty and serentlı year of Jo- three times did Joash beat him, and recoverash king of Judah began Jelioash the son ored the cities of Israel. Jehoalaz to reign over Israel in Samaria,

CHAP. XIV. and reigned sixteen years.

N the second year of Soaslı son of Jchca. 11 And he did that which was evil in the haz king of Israel, reigned Ainaziah the sight of the LORD ; he departed not fiom all son of Joasi king of Judah. che sins of Jeroboain the scn of Nebat, who 2. He was twenty and five years old when made Israel sin; but he walked therein. be began to reign, and reigned twenty ana

1. And the rest of the acts of Joashi, and nine years in Jerusalein: and liis mother's all that he did, and his miglie wherewith he naine was Jehoaildan of Jerusalem. fought against Amaziah king of Judalı, are 3 And lie did that which was right in the they not written in the book of the Chroni- sight of the LORD, yet not like David liis sa cles of the kings of Israel?

ther; he did according to all things as Joash 13 And Joash slept with his fathers; and his father did. Jeroboam sat upon luis throne: and Joasb was 4 Howbeit the liigh places were nol takes buried in Sainaria with the kings of Israel. away; as yet the people did sacrifice and

141 Now Elisha was fallen sick of his sick-burnt incense on the ligh places. ness whereof he died And Joash the king of 5 1 And it came to pass, as soon as the Israel came down into him, and wept over kingdom was confirmed in his hand, that he his face, and said, O my father, my father ! slew his servants wbich had slain the king live the chariot of Israel, and the horsemen father. thereof!

6 But the children of the murderers le slew 15 And Elisha said unto him, Take bow not: according unto that which is written in and arrows: and he look unto him bow and the book of the law of Moses, wlierein the

Lorr commanded, saying, The fathers shal 16 And he said to the king of Israel, Put not be put to death for the children, nor thie thine hand upon the bow: and he put his children be put to death for the fathers; but hand upon i!; and Elisha put his hands up- every man sliall be put to death for bis ows on the king's bands.

sin. 17 And he said, Open tire window east- 7! He slew of Edom in the valley of Sal ward: and ne opened it. Then Elisha said, ten thousand, and took Selali by var, and Shoot: and he shot. And he said, The arrow called ibe name of ii Jokihcel unto this day of the Lord's deliverance, and the arrow of 89 Then Amaziah sent messengers in Je deliverance from Syria : for thou slialt smite hoash the son of Jehoahaz, son of Jeilu, king the Syrians in Aphek, till thou have consuin- of Israel, saying, Come, let us look oue ano ed them

ther in the face. 18 Anu lie said, Take the arrows: and he 9 And Jehoash the king of Isracl sent to took them. And he said unto the king of Is. Amazialı king of Judalı, saying, Tive thistle rael, Smite upon the ground: and le smote that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar ilia thrice, and stayed.

was in Lebanon, saying, Give thy daughter 19 And the man of God was wroth withi to my son to wife: and ihere passed by a wild lim, and said, Thou shouldest have smilen beast that was in Lebanon, and code conc Sve or six times, then badst thou smitten te thistle. Syria till thou hadst ronsumed it; wliereas 10 Thou vast indeed smitten Edom, are HOW thou shall sinile Syria lut Horice. thisie heart hath lifted thee ups: glory of this

20 # And Elisna died, and they buried and tarry at home; for why shoulkesi thou him. And the bands of the Moabites in- meddle io thu luut, that thoit suidesi fall, vaded the land at the coming in of the year. eren thou, anii Judal with thee?

21 And it came to pass, as twy were lury- li but Amaziah would not bear: merefore ng a mar. that, bebold, they spied a band if Jehmasti king oilsrael went up; and he and men; and they cast the man into the sepuud- Amaziab king of Judab lookird une auotion chire of Elixia : and wilen the man was declin the face at Beth-sbemesli, wheb veiungeth downı, and toucised the bones of Elisha, heto Judah. revived, and stood up on his feet.

12 And Judalı was put lo the worse locfoie 22 I But Hazael king of Syria oppressed Israel; and they lled every man to their ienis, Israel all the days of Jehoabaz.

1.3 And Jelivash king of Israel!ook Ana. 23 Avd the LORD was gracious unto them, zialı king of Judalı, the son of Johoashi the and had compassion on them, and had rempiece son of Abazialı, at Betli-shemesli, ami carie unto them, because of his covenant with to Jerusalem, and brake diown the wall of Je Ahranam, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not rusalemn, froin the gate of Ephraini ulito tie desudy them, neither cast he them from his corner-gate, four isundred cubits. presence as yet.

T 14 And he took all the gold and silver ang

all the vessels t'at irere found in the house of in Jerusalem : and his mother's name is the LORD, and in the treasures of the king's Jecholiah of Jerusalem. house, and hostages, and relurned to Sa- 3 And he did that which was right in the maria.

sight of ihe Lord, according to all wiat his 1.5 | Now the rest of the acis of Jeboasli failier Amaziah bad cene; which lie did, and his migii!, and how he 4 Save that the high places were not re. fought willi Amazial king of Judai, are they moved . the people sacrificed and burat in. col written m tie book of the Chronicles of conse still on the high places. the kings of Israel?

5 f And the Lord smote the king, so that lò And Jehoaslı slept with his fathers, and he was a leper into the day of his death, and Fas buried in Samaria with the kings of dwell in a several house: and Jolliam the israel; and Jeroboain his son reigned in his king's son was over the house, judging the slead.

people of the land. 17 And Amazialı the son of Joash king 6 And the rest of the acts of Azarialı, and of Julab lived after the death of Jeboaslı, son all that he did. are they not written in the of Jchvaliaz king of Israel, fifteen years. hook of the Chronicles of the kings of Ju

18 Arsithe rest of the acis of Amazialı, ar? dah? they not written in the book of the Chroni 7 So Azariali slep! with lois fathers; ana cles of the kings of Judali?

ther buried him with his fathers in the city 19 Nirv oliny made a conspiracy against of David: and Jotham bis son reigned in him in Jerusalén: and he fled in Lachishı; his stead. but the wr! af er lijm 10 Lachish, aud slew 81 in the thirty and eight year of Aza. him there

rial king of Judah did Zacharialı the son of 20 A011 ev frougheliin on liores; and Jeroboain reign over Israel in Sunaria sis he was frinmal ne Jerusalem with his fathers montis. in the cito! I avid.

9 And he did that which was evil in the 211 AX'i ve people of Judalı took Aza. siglit of the Lord), as his fathers had done. riah, wlick imas sixteen years old, and made le departed not from the sins of Jeroboam him king 1.13 Prvotlis Bellier Amnaziali. the son of Nebal, who made Israel to sin.

22 Helailti kth, and restored it to Jodali, 10 And Shallum the son of Jabesh conAfter that de k ng slept with his lathers. spired against liin, and smole him before

23 I la the hfteenth year of Amaziah tl.jilic people, and slew him, and reigned in his son of Joash king of Judalı, Jeroboam the stead. son of Joash king of Israel began to reign in 11 And the rest of the acts of Zachariah, Samaria, and reigned forly and one years. behold, they are written in the book of the

21 And he did that which was evil in the Chronicles of the kings of Israel. sight of the LORD: lie departed not from ali 12 This was the word of the LORD which thie sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebal, who he spake unto Jehli, saying, Th; sons shall made Israel 10 sin.

sit on the tirone of Israel unto the fourth ge. 5 He restored the coast of Israrl from the neration. And so it came to pass. entering of Jamath unto the sea of the plain, 13 | Sualium the son of Jabesh began to according to the word of the LORD God or reign in the nine and thirtieth year of Uzziah Israch, which he spake by the land of his ser-king of Judah; and he reigned a full month vant Jonall, the son of Amittai, the prophet, in Samaria. which was of Gath-lieplier.

14 For Menahem the son of Gadi went up 26 For the Lord saw the a Miction of Is. from Tirzalı, and came to Samaria, and rael, that it was very biter : for there was smule Shallum the son of Jabesli in Samanot any siat up, nor any left, nor any helper ria, and slew liim, and reigned in his stead. for Israel

15 and the rest of the acts of Shallum, and 27 And the Lord said not that he would his conspiracy which he made, beliold, they blöt out the name of Israel from under hea- are writien in the book of the Chronicles of ven: but he saved them by the land of Je- the kings of Israel. coboain the son of Joash.

16 ! Then Menalem smote Tiphsalı, and 28 ! Now the rest of the acts of Jeroboam, all that were therein, and the coasts thereof and all thai he did, and his migh!, how lie from Tirzah: because they opened not to him, warred, and how he recorered Damascus, therefore he smole it; unu all the women and Hamath, which belonged 10 Judalı, for therein trat were with child le ripped up. Israel. are they not written in the book of the 17 In the nine and Wirtieth year of Azari Chronicles of the kings of Israel? al king of Judah began Menahem the son

29 And Jeroboam slept with his fathers, of Gadi to reigo over Israel, and reigned ten een with the kings of Israel; and Zachariai years in Samaria. his son reigned ir: liis stead.

18 And he did that which was evil in the CHAP. XV.

sight of the LORD: he departed not all his the twenty and seventh year of Jeroho-days from the sius of Jeroboam the son of Ainaziah king of Judali to reign.

19 And Pul the king of Assyria canie 2 Sixteen years old was lie when he began against the land : and Menaliem gave Pu! w reign; and he reigned two and fifty years a thousand talents of suver, that bis hand


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