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 2 Chronicles 25:17 - 24
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   Book of 2 Chronicles
   Chapter 25
25:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
After Amaziah king of Judah consulted his advisers, he sent this challenge to Jehoash F87 son of Jehoahaz, the son of Jehu, king of Israel: "Come, meet me face to face."
 
25:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
But Jehoash king of Israel replied to Amaziah king of Judah: "A thistle in Lebanon sent a message to a cedar in Lebanon, 'Give your daughter to my son in marriage.' Then a wild beast in Lebanon came along and trampled the thistle underfoot.
 
25:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
You say to yourself that you have defeated Edom, and now you are arrogant and proud. But stay at home! Why ask for trouble and cause your own downfall and that of Judah also?"
 
25:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Amaziah, however, would not listen, for God so worked that he might hand them over to [Jehoash], because they sought the gods of Edom.
 
25:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So Jehoash king of Israel attacked. He and Amaziah king of Judah faced each other at Beth Shemesh in Judah.
 
25:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Judah was routed by Israel, and every man fled to his home.
 
25:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Jehoash king of Israel captured Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Joash, the son of Ahaziah, F88 at Beth Shemesh. Then Jehoash brought him to Jerusalem and broke down the wall of Jerusalem from the Ephraim Gate to the Corner Gate - a section about six hundred feet F89 long.
 
25:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He took all the gold and silver and all the articles found in the temple of God that had been in the care of Obed-Edom, together with the palace treasures and the hostages, and returned to Samaria.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F87 Hebrew Joash, a variant of Jehoash; also in verses 18, 21, 23 and 25
F88 Hebrew Jehoahaz, a variant of Ahaziah
F89 Hebrew four hundred cubits (about 180 meters)

 
 

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