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 2 Chronicles 22:1 - 9
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   Book of 2 Chronicles
   Chapter 22
22:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The people of Jerusalem made Ahaziah, Jehoram's youngest son, king in his place, since the raiders, who came with the Arabs into the camp, had killed all the older sons. So Ahaziah son of Jehoram king of Judah began to reign.
 
22:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Ahaziah was twenty-two F72 years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem one year. His mother's name was Athaliah, a granddaughter of Omri.
 
22:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He too walked in the ways of the house of Ahab, for his mother encouraged him in doing wrong.
 
22:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He did evil in the eyes of the LORD, as the house of Ahab had done, for after his father's death they became his advisers, to his undoing.
 
22:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He also followed their counsel when he went with Joram F73 son of Ahab king of Israel to war against Hazael king of Aram at Ramoth Gilead. The Arameans wounded Joram;
 
22:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
so he returned to Jezreel to recover from the wounds they had inflicted on him at Ramoth F74 in his battle with Hazael king of Aram. Then Ahaziah F75 son of Jehoram king of Judah went down to Jezreel to see Joram son of Ahab because he had been wounded.
 
22:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Through Ahaziah's visit to Joram, God brought about Ahaziah's downfall. When Ahaziah arrived, he went out with Joram to meet Jehu son of Nimshi, whom the LORD had anointed to destroy the house of Ahab.
 
22:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
While Jehu was executing judgment on the house of Ahab, he found the princes of Judah and the sons of Ahaziah's relatives, who had been attending Ahaziah, and he killed them.
 
22:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He then went in search of Ahaziah, and his men captured him while he was hiding in Samaria. He was brought to Jehu and put to death. They buried him, for they said, "He was a son of Jehoshaphat, who sought the LORD with all his heart." So there was no one in the house of Ahaziah powerful enough to retain the kingdom.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F72 Some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also 2 Kings 8:26); Hebrew forty-two
F73 Hebrew Jehoram, a variant of Joram; also in verses 6 and 7
F74 Hebrew Ramah, a variant of Ramoth
F75 Some Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint, Vulgate and Syriac (see also 2 Kings 8:29); most Hebrew manuscripts Azariah

 
 

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