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30 1 And when Jelcu was come to Jezree!,l. 9 And it came to pass in the morning, that Jezebel beard nf it; and she painted hier he went out, and stood, and said to all the lace, and tired her liead, and lovked (ut at people, le be righteous: behold, I conspired a window.

against my master, and slew nim; but who 31 And as Jebu entered in at the gate, she slew all tliese? said, Had Zimri peace, who slew luis master: 10 Know now, that there shall fall unlo

31 And he lifted upliis face to the window, the earth nothing of the word of the LORD, And said, Who is on ny side? who? And which the Lorn spake concerning the house there looked out to him two or three eunuclis. of Aliab: for the Lord hath done that which

33 And he said, Throw hier down. So they lie spake liy his servant Elijah. threw her down: and some of her lood was 11 So Jelu slew a!! that remained of the sprinked on the wall, and on the horses : house o 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 hin none remaining. and drink, and said, Go, see now this cursed 12 $ And he arose and departed, and came women, and bury her: for she is a king's to Samaria : anul as he was al the shearingdoughter.

louse in the way; 35 And they wert to bury her, but they 13 Jeliu met with tne brethren 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, Ile are the brethren of Aba36 Wherefore they cane again, and told ziah; and we go down 10 salute the children him: and he said, Tnis is the word of thor of the king, and the children of the queen. LORD, which le spake by his servant Elijali 11 And he said, Take them alire. And the Tislubite, saying, in the portion of Jezreel they took them alive, and slew them at the shall dogs eat the Head of Jezebel: pit of the shearing-louse, even two and forty

37 And the carcase of Jezebel shall be asmen; neither leli he any of them. dung upon the face of the field in the portion 15 ! And when be was departed thence, of Jezreel; so that they shall not say, This is the lighted on Jebonadab the son of Rechab Jezebel.

coming 10 meel bim; and he salured him, CHAP. X.

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

. toy And Jeliu wrote letters, and sent to Sa- swered, it is. If it be, give me dine band maria, unto the rulers of Jezreel, to the eld- And he gave him liis hand; and he took bim ers, and to them that brought up Alab's chil- up to himn into die chariot. dren, saying,

16 And lie said, Come with me, and see . Now, as soon as this letter comell to you, my zeal for the LORD. So they made liin seeing your master's sons are with you, and ride in his chariot. there are with you chariots and horses, a 17 And when ive came to Sairaria, lie sie fanced city also, and armour;

all that remained unto Ahab in Samaria, till 3 Look even out the best and meetest of he had destroyed bim, according to the sayyour master's sons, and set him on his father's ing of the LORD, wlich be spa'se to Elijah. Irone, and fight for your ma ter's liouse. 18 & Ind Jehu gaihesed all the people to

4 But they were exceedingly afraid, and gather, and said unto them, Abab served caid, Behold, two kings stood not before him; Baal a little, but Jelu shall serve liim much c? 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 his servants, and all big 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 lo Jehu, great sacrifice to do to Baal; whosoever shak saying, We ure ihy servants, and will do all he wanting, he shall not live. But Jehu did that thou shalt bid us; we will not inake any it in subtily, to the intent tha' he mighit deking: do tlou that which is good in iline eyes. stroy ibe worshippers of Baal.

6 Then he wrote a letter the second time 0 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 of 21 And Jehu seni droug': all Israel; and all the inen your master's song, and come to me the worshippers of Baal came, so that there to Jezreelty to-morrow this time. (Now the was not a man left that came not. And they king's sons, being seventy persons, icere with came into the house of Baal; and the house the great men of the city, which brought of Baal was full from one end to another. them up:)

22 Aud lle 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 Baal. And he brouglit them and slew seventy persons, and put their heads for:lı vestments. in baske's, and sent bim them to Jezreei. 23 And Jehu went, and Jehonadab the son

8! And there came a messenger, and told or Rocliab, into the house of Baal, and said nim, saying, They bave brought the heads oflunto the worshippers of Baal, Search, and the king's sons. And he said, Lay ye themsiook that there belere with you none of the in two leaps at the entering is of ile gate servants of the Lord), but the worshippers of until the morning.

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4. And wien Diey went is to offer sacri-jto him into the house of the Lorr, and maile files and burnt-otterings, Jebu appointed a coverant with them, and took an oath of fourscore men without, and said, If any of them in the house of the Lord, and shewed she men whom I have brouglie into yoartem the king's son. hands escape, he that lelteth lim

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his life 5 And he commanded them, saving, This shull love for the life of hiin.

is the thing that ye shall do; A third part of 25 A::d it came to pass, as soon as he had you that eliler in on the sabbatı sball 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 tains, Cin in mu slay them ; le! none come Sur ; and a third part at the gate belira! the foil. And they sinule thein with the eilge guard : so sail je keep the wateli of the of the sword; and the guard and the captains house, that it be not broken down. ca il them out, and went to the city of the 7 Anu two parts of all you tirat go house of Baal.

the sabbath, eren they shall keep the watch 6 And they brouglt forth the images out of the liouse of the Lord about ihe king. of thie house of Baal, and burned tiem. 8 And ye shall compass the king round

27 And they brake down the image of about, every man wiili his weapons in bis Baal, and brake down the liouse of Lael, and hand: and lie that cometi within the ranges, made it a drauglit-house ulo) tliis day. lellim ive siain; and be ye with the king as

24 Thus Jebu destroyed Baal out of Israel. he goeth out, and as he cometh in.

29 Howbeil from the siis of Jeroboain And the captains over the luudreds did the son of Vebat, who made Israel 10 sin, Je- according to all things that Jeloiada the bu departed sol from alter them, lo vit, the priest cominanded: and they look every man golle calves that were in Beth-el, anu wat his men that were to come in on the salbath, were in Dan.

with them that should go out on the salbati, 30 And the Lou said unto Jelu, Because and came to Jeboiada lle prinsl. choulia i done well in executing that which is 10 And to the captains over hundreds did right in mine eyes, and hast done into the the priest give king David's spears and house of Ahab according to all that eas in shields, that were in the temple of the LORD. mine leart, thy children of the fourth

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11 And the guard stood, every inan with ration shali sit on the throne of Israei. his weapons in bis hand, round about the

31 But Jelu took no need to walk in tl.clking, from die right corner of the temple to law of the LORD Gori of Israel with all his the left corner of die temple, along by we heart; for lie departed noe frein the sins of altar and the temple. Jeroboam, which made Israel to sin.

12 And he brouglit forth the king's son, 32. 1 in those days the Lo...) began to cut and prut the crown upon him, and gare krim Jsrael short : and llazac smote them in all the testimony: and they made him king, and the coasts of Israei;

anon:led him; and they clapped their hands, 33 from wordan easquaral, all the land or und said, God save the king. Gilead, the Gadies, and the lieulenites, and And wlien Athaliab lieard the noise the Manassiles, from Aroer, (which is by the of the guard, and of the people, she came 10 river Arnon,) even Gilead and Laslan. the people into the temple of the Lord.

36 1. Vow the rest or the act of Jehu, and Ti did when she looked, behold, the king all that lie didl, and all his night; ure they stood by a pillar, as the manner 204s, and the not wrillen in the book of the Chronicles of princes and the trucopelers, by the king; and the kings of Israel?

all the people of the land rejviced, and blew) 35 Ain Jeliu slept with his fathers; and with trumpets. Ana Athalialı rent lier cloties they buried him in Samaria : and Jehoaliaz and cried, Treason, treason ! his son reigned in his stead.

lö But Jelojada the priest commanded the 36 Andine time that elu reigned over is- captains of the hundreds, the otticers of the sael in Samaria wus twenty and eighil jears. hot, and said unto ilieni, llave her forth CUAP. X.

without the ranges; and him tat folioweih ziah saw that lier son was dead, she said, Let her not be slain in the house of hie arose and deseroyed all the seed-roval. LORD).

2 But Jellosheiia the daughter of king Jo- 16 And they laid hands on her; and slie went ram, sister of Ahaziali, look Joash the son of hy the way by the which the horses came into Ahaziali, and sole him from among the be king's house; and there was she slain. king's sons which were slain; and they liid 17 1 and Jchoiada made a covenant be kim, even him and his purse, in the bed-ween the LORD and the king and the people, chamber from Athalialı, so that he was not that they should be the Lord's people be. slain.

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

his aliars and his images brake they in 49 And the seventh year Jehoiada sent pieces thoroughly, and slew Matian the priest and fetched the rulers over hundreds, withjof Baal before tlie aliars : and the priest ap. the capuins and the guard, and brought them (pointed oflicers over the liouse of lue LORD a

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P" And lie took the rulers over hundrels, 13 Slowbeit liiere were not made for llie #11: the captains, and the guard, and all the house of the Lord bowls of silver, snuflers, people of the land ; and they brouglit down basons. trumpets, any vessels of gold, or vesHiking from the house of the LORD, and sels of silver, of the money thut wus brought came by the way of the gate of the guard to into the house of llie LURD) : the king's house: and he sat on the throne of II Bulley gave that lo the workmen, and the kings.

repaired therewith the house of the Lord. 2) And all the people of the land rejoiced, 1.5 Moreover, they reckoned not with the a: the citr was inquiet: aithey slow Atha- men into whose hand they delivered the mo. jjal, with the sword beside the king's house. nev to he bestowed on workmen: for they

21 Seven years old wus Jeloaslı when he dealı faithfully. begin to reign.

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

not brought into the house of the Lort i Vile seventlı vear of Jehu, Jelioash begin was the priests'.

to reign; and forty rears reigned be in 17 I Thien Hazael king of Syria went un Jerusalem: and his inother's naine was Zi- and fought against Gath, and took it: and pialı of Beer-sheba.

Qazaei sei lii-face to go up to Jerusalem. And Jelioasi did that which was right in 13 And Jeboash king of Judah took all the the siglit of the Lord all bis days wherein hallowed things that Jelaskaphat, and Jelio. Jeloiada the priest instructed him. ram, and thazialı, his fathers, kings of Ju.

3 But the ligt places were mottaken away: dali, bail dedicated, and luis own ballowed the prople still sacrificed and burnt incense in things, and all the gold tut was found in the the lig!, places.

treasures of the liouse of the LORD, and in 41 Ami Jehoash said to the priests, All the the king's house, and sent it to llazacl king money of the dedicated things that is brougliufor Syria : and lie went away from Jerusalem.

into the house of the LORD, even the money 19 11 And the rest of the acts of Joasli, and d of every one that passeth the account, the all that he did, are they not written in thie

money that every man is set al, (trul all the book of the Chronicles of the kings of Judalı?

money that coinetii into any mau's heart to 20 And his servants arose, and made a he oring into the house of the LORI),

conspiracy, and slew Joash in the house of 5 Let the priests take it to them, every Millo, which goeth down to Silla. man of his acquaintance; and let them re- 21 For Jozacar the son of Shimeath, and e pair the breaches of the liouse, wheresoever Jelozahad the son of Shomer, bis servants, any breach shall be found.

smote liim, and he died; and they buried bim & But it was so, that in the three and twen- wille lis fathers in the city of David : and

lietlı year of king Jelioash elie priests had not Amaziah liis son reigned in his stead. d repaired the breacties of the house.

CHAP. XII. the priest, and the other priests, and said an

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the sou of Abaziah king ot' Judalı, Jelioto thien, Why repair ye not the breaches of ahaz the son of Jebu began to reign over ]s. è the house? Now therefore receive no more rael in Samaria, anu reigned seventeen years.

money of your acquaintance, but deliver it 2 And be did that ichich 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 Isnore money of the people, neither to repair rael to sin ; he departed not therefrom. lie breaches of the house.

3 | And the anger of the LORD was kine 9 But Jehoiada thie priest took a chest, and dled against Israel; and be delivered them in

ored a liole in the lid of il, and set it beside to ne land of Hazael king of Syria, and ine the altar, on the riglit side as one cometh in- to the hand of Ben-hadad the son of Hazael,

to the house of the Lorn: and the priests that all their clavs. kepelhe door put therein all the money that 1 And Jelioaliaz besought the Lorn, and was brought into the liouse of the Lori). the Lorp hearkened unto hin ; for he saw

10 And it was so, when they saw that there the oppressior of Israel, because the king of was inuchinoney in the chiest, that ihe king's Syria oppressed them.

scribe and the high priest came up, and ihey| 5 (And the Lonngave Israel a saviour, so et pui up in bags, and told the money that wous that they went on from ander the hands of lound in the house of the Lori).

the Syrians, and the children of Israel dwels 11 And they gave the money, being told, 'in their tents, as before-time. into the bands 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. aud puiluers that wrouglit upon the house of mained the grove also in Samaria.) she LORD,

9 Neither did he leave of the people to Je 12 And to masons, and hewers of stone, hoa haz but fifty horsemen, and ten chariots, and to buy timber and hewed stone to repair and ten thousand footmen ; 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 re- tliem like the dust by thrashing. pair it.

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23 And Jehoash the son of Jehoahaz took 9 And Jeboalaz slept with his fathers; and again, out of the land of Ben-hadad thison they buried him in Samaria : and Joash his of Hazael, the cities which lie liad iaken out son reigned in his stead.

lof the land of Jelicala, liis father by war: 10 1 In the thirty and serentlı year of Jo-three times did Joaslı beat liim, and recover. ash king of Judah began Jeloash the son of ed the cities of Israel. Jehoabaz to reign over Israel in Samaria,

CHAP. XIV. and reigned sixteen years.

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the second year of Juash son of Jehca11 And he did that which was evil in the haz king of Israel, reigued Amaziah ilie sighit of the Lor)); he departed not fiom all son of Joasi king of Sudah. the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who 2 He was lwenty and five years old when ipade Israel sin; but he walked therein. he began to reign, and reigned twenty ana

1. And the rest of the acts of Joaslı, and nine years in Jerusalein: and bis inother's all that he did, and his miglit wherewith he name was Jehoaddan of Jerusalem. fought againsi Amazial king of Judalı, are 3 And he did that which was right in the they not written in the book of the Chroni-siglit of the Lord, yet not like David liis sa cles of the kings of Israel?

ther; he did according to all things as Joasha 13 And Joash slept with his fathers; and his father did. Jeroboam sal upon his throne: and Joash was 4 Howbeit the liigh places were pol takej buried in Samaria with the kings of Israel. away; as yet the people did sacrifice and

14 9 Now Elisha was fallen sick of his sick-burnt incense ou 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 lie his face, and said, O my father, my father : slew bis servants which had slain the king his de chariot of Israel, and the horsemen father. thereof!

6 But the children of the murderers lie sleu 15 And Elisha said unto him, Take bow not: according unto thal is written it anu arrows: and lie took unto him bow and the book of the law of Moses, wherein the

Lire commanded, saying, The fathers shal 16 And he said to the king of Israel, Put not be put to death for the children, nor tie thiine hand upon the bow: and he put his children be put to death for the fathers; biu hand upon il; and Elislia put his hands up- every man shall be put to death for his own on the king's bands.

sin. 17 And he said, Open tie window east- 7 1 He slew of Edom in the valley of Sal warıl: and ne opened it. Then Elisha said, ten thousand, and took Selalı by var, and Shoot : and he slou. And he said, The arrow called the name of it Joktheel unto this day of the Lord's deliverance, and the arrow of

81 Then Amaziah sent messengers 10 Je deliverance from Syria : for thou slialı smite hoash the son of Jehoahaz, son of Jeru, king the Syrians in Aplek, till thou have consun- of Israel, saying, Come, let us look one ano ed them

Wher in the lace. 18 Amil le said, Take the arrows: and lie 9 And Jeloash the king of Israel sent to took them. And he said unto the king of Is- Amazialı king of Judalı, saying, The Liistle rael, Smite upon the ground: and lie smote that rus in Lebanon sent to tlie cedar da thrice, and sla ved.

uus in Lebanon, saying, Give thy daugler 19 And the man of God was wroth with to my son to wife: and there passed by a wid him, and said, Thou shouldest have sinilen beasi that was in Lebanon, and wode down Sive or six times, then ladut thou smitten the thistle. Syria lill thou hadst consumed it; whereas 10 Thou hast indeed smitten Colom, arc DOW thou shall smile Svria but thrice. thirre heart hatt Bfted thee up: glory of this

20 # And Elisia vied, and they buried and carry at liome ; for why shouldest thou him. And the bands of the Moabites in- meilulle io thy hart, wiat those wuldesi full, vaded tie land at the coming in of the year. eren thou, ani Judali with thee?

2. And it came to pa s, as they were lury- li Bul Amnazialı kouki oui urur: therefore ng a mar, thal, bebold, they spied a banii Jeloasli king ni Israel vent ip: and he and men; and they cast the man into the sepanels Amaziah king of Judalı looked one another chre of Elisa: and wisen the mau walet in the face at Betu-shemesli, whileli veiongeih down, and toucised the bones of Elisha, heto Judah. revived, and stood up on his feel.

1 ! And Judalı was put to the worse before 22 I But Hazach king of Syria oppressed Israel; and they iled every ma! lollieir ients. Israel all the days of Jeloaliai.

1.3 Aad Jelivash king oilsrari took Ania. 23 And the LORD was gracious unto them, zial king of Judalı, die son of Jahvast the and had compassion on them, and had respect'son of Alazialı, al Beth-siemesli, and canie unto them, because of his covenant with to Jerusalein, and brake down the wall of Je Abraham, Isaac, aud Jacob, and would not rusalem, from the gate of Ephramı uzito tie destroy thein, neither cast he them from his corner-gale, tour dundred cubiis. presence is yet.

I 14 Alid he touk all the gold and silver ang

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5 And the LORD smole the king, so that jö And Jeloasli slept with his fathers, and lie was a leper into the day of his death, and as buried in Samaria with the kings of dwell in a scveral honsc: and Jotham the israel; and Jeroboam his son reigned in his king's son rus over the house, judging the gead.

people of the land. 17 ! And Amaziali the son of Joash king 6' And the rest of the acts of Azarialı, and of Judalı lived after the death of Jeboaslı, son all that lie did. are they not written in the of Jehoalaz king of Israel, fifteen years. book of the Chronicles of the kings of Ju

18 Arrithe rest of the acts of Amazialı, ar' dah? they not written in the book of the Chroni 7 So Azarial slepe with his fathers; ana cles of the linge of' Judalı?

they buried him with his fathers in the city 19 N,diny made a conspiracy against of David: and Julham bis son reigned in hivo in legalen: and he fled in Lachish; his stead. hu the yurt er liim to Lachish, aud siew 8 I In the thirty and nightlı year of Aza. liim there

rialı king of Judah did Zacharial the son of 200111 ev frought him on lior es; and Jerohoain reign over Israel in Samaria six he was bringine Jerusalein with his fathers months. in the cito! I avid.

9 And he did that which was evil in the 21 S Axini he people of Judalı took Aza- siglit of the Lord), as his fathers had done. rial, which was sixteen yaars old, and made he departed not from the sins of Jeroboam kim king isip, v oilis l'ather Amazialı. the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin.

22 Heligill I lath, and restored it to Jadali, 10 And Shallum the son of Jabesh conafter that the k og slept with his !a!hers. spired against hiin, and smole liim before

239 la ine fifteenth year of Amaziah t... the people, and slew him, and reigned in his Son of Joash king of Juda!!, Jeroboam the stead. con of Joash king of Israel began lo reign in 11 And the rest of the acts of Zachariah, Samaria, and reigned forly and one years. bebold, they are written in the book of the

24 And he did that which is evil in the Chronicles of the kings of Israel. sight of the Lond: he departed not from ali 12 This was the word of the LORD which thie sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who he spake unto Jehil, saying, Thy sons shall made Israel to sin.

sit on the throne of Israel unto the fourth ge. 5 He restored the coast of Israel from the neration. And so it came to pass. enlering of Jamath unto the sea of the plain, 13 11 Slalium the son of Jabesh began to according to the word of the Lor) God of reign in the nine and thirtieth year of Uzziah Isracl, which he spake br the band of his ser- king of Judalı; and lie reigned a full month vant Jonali, the son of Amittai, the prophet, in Samaria. which was of Gauh-hiepber.

14 For Menahem the son of Gadi went up 26 For the LORD saw tlie amiction of Is- from Tirzalı, and came to Samaria, and rael, that it was very bitter : for there was smule Shallum the son of Jabesti in Samanot any sijal up, nor any left, nor any helper ria, and slew him, and reigned in liis stead. for Israel

15 And the rest of the acts of Shalluin, and 27 And the Lond said not that he would his conspiracy which he made, behold, they blot out the name of Isiaci from under hea- are writien in the book of the Chronicles of sen: but he saved them by the land of Je- the kings of Israel. roboain the son of Joasi.

16! Then Menahem smote Tiplisali, and 28 ! Now the rest of the acts of Jeroboam, all that were therein, and the coasts thereof and all that he did, and his migli!, how le from Tirzah: because they opened not to him, warred, and how he recovered Damascus, therefore he smole it; und all the women and Hamath, which belonged to Judah, for therein trat were with child be ripped up. Israel, are they not written in the book of the 17 In the nine and Wiirtieth 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 reigu over Israel, and reignied ten nen with the kings of Israel; and Zacharial years in Samaria. bis son reigned is his steael.

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

sight of the LORD: he departed not all his N the twenty and seventh year of Jeroho-days from the sus of Jeroboam the son of

am king of Israel, hugari Azariah son of Nebat, who made Israel 10 sin. Ainazial king of Judali to reign.

19 And Pul the king of Assyria cania "Sixteen years old was be when he began against the land ; and Menalem gave Pu! I reign; and he reigned two and fifty years a thousand talents of silver, that his hand 289

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