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 2 Kings 11:4 - 16
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   Book of 2 Kings
   Chapter 11
11:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
In the seventh year Jehoiada sent for the commanders of units of a hundred, the Carites and the guards and had them brought to him at the temple of the LORD. He made a covenant with them and put them under oath at the temple of the LORD. Then he showed them the king's son.
 
11:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He commanded them, saying, "This is what you are to do: You who are in the three companies that are going on duty on the Sabbath - a third of you guarding the royal palace,
 
11:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
a third at the Sur Gate, and a third at the gate behind the guard, who take turns guarding the temple -
 
11:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
and you who are in the other two companies that normally go off Sabbath duty are all to guard the temple for the king.
 
11:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Station yourselves around the king, each man with his weapon in his hand. Anyone who approaches your ranks F26 must be put to death. Stay close to the king wherever he goes."
 
11:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The commanders of units of a hundred did just as Jehoiada the priest ordered. Each one took his men - those who were going on duty on the Sabbath and those who were going off duty - and came to Jehoiada the priest.
 
11:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then he gave the commanders the spears and shields that had belonged to King David and that were in the temple of the LORD.
 
11:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The guards, each with his weapon in his hand, stationed themselves around the king - near the altar and the temple, from the south side to the north side of the temple.
 
11:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Jehoiada brought out the king's son and put the crown on him; he presented him with a copy of the covenant and proclaimed him king. They anointed him, and the people clapped their hands and shouted, "Long live the king!"
 
11:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When Athaliah heard the noise made by the guards and the people, she went to the people at the temple of the LORD.
 
11:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She looked and there was the king, standing by the pillar, as the custom was. The officers and the trumpeters were beside the king, and all the people of the land were rejoicing and blowing trumpets. Then Athaliah tore her robes and called out, "Treason! Treason!"
 
11:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Jehoiada the priest ordered the commanders of units of a hundred, who were in charge of the troops: "Bring her out between the ranks F27 and put to the sword anyone who follows her." For the priest had said, "She must not be put to death in the temple of the LORD."
 
11:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So they seized her as she reached the place where the horses enter the palace grounds, and there she was put to death.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F26 Or approaches the precincts
F27 Or out from the precincts

 
 

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