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CHAP. XIV. Amaziah's good reig11. 13 And Joash slept with bis fathers; took again out of the band or ben. un Jeroboam sat upon his throne : badad the son of Hazael, the cities and Joash was buried in Samaria with which lie bad taken out of the land the kings of Israel.
or Jehoabaz bis father by war. Three 14 I Now Elisha was fallen sick or times did Joash beat him, and recovliis sicliness whereof he died. Andered the cities of Israel. Joash the king of Israel came down
CHAP. XIV. uinto himover his and said, O my father, my father! the
, int of Israel, and the horsemen thereof. Amazialı the son of Joash king of Ju
15 And Elisha said unto him, Takedah. bow and arrows. And he look unto 2 He was twenty and five years old bim bow and arrows.
when he began to reign, and reigned 16 And he said to the king of Israel, wenty and nine years in Jerusalem. Put thy band upon the bow. And he And his mother's name was Jehoaddan put liis hand upon it: and Elisha put of Jerusalem. bis hands upon the king's hands. 3 And be did that which was riglit
17 And he said, Open the window in the sight of the LORD, yet not like cast ward. And he opened it. Then David bis father: he did according to Elisha said, Shoot. And he shot. And all things as Joash bis father did. he said, The arrow of the LORD'8 de. 4 Howbeit the biglı places were not liverance, and the arrow of deliver- taken away: as yet the people did sa ance from Syria; for tliou shalt smite crifice and burot incense on the high the Syrians in Apbek, till thou have places. consumed them.
61 And it came to pass, as soon as 18 And he said, Take the arrows. the kingdom was confirmed in his And he took them. And he said unto hand, ibat he slew bis serrants which the king of Israel, Smile upon the had slain the king his father. ground. And lie gmote Wrice, and 6 But tbe children of the murderers stayed.
beslew not: according unto that which 19 And the man of God was wroth is written in the book of the law of with him, and said, Thou shouldest Moses, wherein the LORD commandlave sınitten five or six tines; then ed, saying, The fathers shall not be put hadse tvou smilten Syria till thou hadst to dcath for the children, nor the chilConsunied it: whereas now thou shalt dren be put to death for the fathers, smite Syria but thrice.
but every man shall be put to death 20 | And Elisha died, and they bu for his own sin. ried him. And the bands of the Moab 7 He slew of Edom in the valley of ites invited the land at the coming in salt ten thousand, and look Selah by of the year.
war, and called the name or it Jok21 And it came to pass, as they were theel unto this day. burying a man, that, bebold, they spied 3 Then Amazial sent messengers a band of men; and they cast the to Jehoaslı, the son of Jehoabaz son of man into lbe sepulchre of Elisha : and Jehu, king of Israel, saying, Come, let when the man was let down, and us look one another in the face. touched the bones of Elisha, be reviv. 9 And Jelioash the king of Israel sent ed, and stood up on his reet.
to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, 22 | But Hazael king of Syria op- The thistle that reas in Lebanon sent pressed Israel all the days of Jehoahaz. to tbc cedar that was in Lebanon, saya
23 And the LORD was gracious unlo ing, Give thy daughter to my son 10 then, and had compassion on them, wile: and there passed by a wild beast and had respect unto them, because of that l'as in Lebanon, and trode down liis covenant with Abraham, Isaac, lle thistle. and Jacob, and would not destroy 10 Thou boet indeed smitten Edom, them, neither cast he them from liis and thy heart liath listed thee up:glopresence as yet.
ry of this, and tarry at home: for why 24 So Hazael king of Syria died; and shoulicst thou meddle to thy hurt that Pen-bailad bis nou reigned in his stead, thou shouldest fall, elien thou and Juo And Jeluaslı the son of Jehoaljaz., lat with thte ?
scarinh's good reign. 11 But Amaziitli would not lear, not liom all the sin13 of Jeroboain the Therefore Jelonsli king of Israel went son of Nebat, who made Israel to siu. up; and he and Amaziali king of Ju. 25 He restored the coast of Israel slab looked one another in the face at from the entering of Hamath unto the Beth-shemesh, wbich bclongell to Jusca of the plain, according to the word
of the LORD God of Israel, which be 12 And J udah was put to the worse spake by the linud orbis servantJonali, before Israel: and they fled every man the son of Amittai, the prophet, whic! to their tents.
vus of Gath-lepler. 13 And Jehoazlı king of Israel took 26 For the Lord saw the affliction of Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Israel, that it is very bitter: for Jehoaslı the son of Ahazial, at Belli- there was not any slut up,nor any leli, shemesli, and came to Jerusalem, and aor any helper for Israel. brake down the wall of Jerusalem | 27 and the LORD said not that he from the gnte of Ephrain unto tlie would blot out the name of Israel froni corner gate, four hundred cubits. under leaven: but he saved them by
14 And he took all the gold and sil. Ithe hand of Jeroboam the son of Joaşlı. ver, and all the vessels that were found 93 Now the rest oi the acts of Jein the house of the Lord, and in the roboam, and all that he did, and lia treasures of the king's house, and los night, how be warred, and how he tages, and returned
to Samaria. recovered Damascus, and Hamatlı, 15 T Now the rest of the acts of Je which belonged to Judalı, for Israel, lioaslı which he did, and his might, and are they not wrillen in the book of the how he fought with Ainazial kilig of Chronicles of the kings of Israel? Judah,are they not written in the book 29 And Jeroboam slept with lis feof the Chronicles of the kings of Israel?|thers, cven with the kings of Israel;
16 And Jehoash slept with his fa- and Lachariah his son reigned in his ilers, and was buried in Samaria with stead. the kings of Israel; and Jeroboam bis
CHAP. XV. son reigned in his stead.
N the twenty and year of 17 And Amaziah the king of Judah lived after the death of Azarialı son of Amaziah king of Judalı Jehoash the son of Jeloanaz king of io reign. Israel, fisteen years.
2 Sixteen years old wagle when lie 18 And the rest of the acts of Ama began to reign, and he reigned two an! zialı, are they not written in the book liity years in Jerusalem. And his of the Chronicles of the kings of Ju mother'sname was Jecholiah of JeruDal ?
salem. 19 Now they made a conspiracy a- 3 And he did that which was right yainst him in Jerusalemn : and he tled in the sight of the Lord, according to io Laclislı ; but they sent after him to all that liis father Amaziali liad done ; Lachis)), and slew.bin there.
Save that the ligli places were not 20 And they brought bin on borses: removed: the people sacrificed and und he was buried at Jerusalein with burnt incense still on the high places, his fathers in the city of David. 5 91 And the LORD smo!e the king, 80 21 And all the people or Judah wok that lie was a leper unto the day of big Azarial, which was sixteen years old, death, and dwell in a several house. and made bym king instead of his fa. And Jothan the king's son was over ther Amaziah.
the house, judging the people of the 22 He buit Elath, and restored it to land. Judah, after that the king slept with 6 And the rest of the acts of Azariali, liis fatlıcrs.
and all that he did, are they not writ 23 | In the filteenth year of Amaziah ten in the book of the Chronicles oi the son of Joash king of Juulali, Jero-lhe kings of Juilal ? boam the son of Joasli king of Israel 7 So Azarial slept with lng fathers ; negan to reign in Samaria, inud reign. and they buried him with big fathers cd Torty and one years.
in the city of David ; and Jolliam hia 24 And he did that which wus evil in son reigned in his stead. ilie siglt of the Lord: he departeul 8 1 In the thirty and eighth year of
Pcbwhirl slain Azariah king of Julah, diu Zacamah silver, to give to the king of Assyria Wie sou of Jeroboan reign over Israel So the king of Assyria turned back, in Samaria six months.
and stayed not there in the land. 9 And be did that which was erilin 21 [ And the rest of the acts of Nien. the sight of the Lord, as his fathers anem, illud all thal he did, are they oul Biad done: lie departed not froin the written in the book of llie Chronicles sins of Jeroboani the son of Nebilt, of the kings of Israel? who made Israel to sin,
Au Menalieni slept with his la 10 Aud Shallun the son of Jabeshthers; and Pekanialı his son reigned conspired against him, and smote him in his stead. before the people, and slew him, and 23 | In the fstietlı year of Azarialı cigned in luis stead.
king of Judah, Pekahiah the son or li And the rest of the acts of Zaca- Mepahem began io reign over Israel rah, belold, they are written in the in Samaria, and reigned tro years. jook of the Chronicles of the kings of'.4 And he did thuc achich was eril Israel.
in the sight of the Lord: be departed 19 This ruas the word of the LORD wotlrom the ains of Jeroboain the son winch he spake milo Jeliu, saying, of Nebai, who made Israel to sin. Thy sons shall sit on the throne of ls- 25 But Pekah elie son of Reinalialı, a jael unto the fourth generation. And captain of his, conspired against hiin, it came to pass
and smole him iu Siunaria, in the pa13 T Shalluin the son of Jabesh be. lace of the king's house willi Argol Lun to reign in the nine and thirtieth and Ariel, od will lin Gsty men of rear of Urzialı king of Jindah; and lie the Gileadires: and he killed him, and scigned a full monthi in Samaria. reigneud i: his room.
li For Menahem the son of Galil 20. And the rest of the acts of Peka noul up from Tirzalı, and canle to hali, and all tiat he did, beloll, they Samaria, and mote Shallum tlie sonore willen in the book of the Chroni ol Jabeah in Sumaria, und slew liim, cles of the kiugs of Israel. altid reigned in his sleal,
27 1 In the two and fisietlı year of 15 And the rest of the acts of Shal-zarial king of Judali, Pekal the soll Jum, and his conspiracy which le of Remaliah begin to reign over Israel Dade, behold, they are written in the in. Samaria, und reigned twenty years. wok of the Chronicles of the kings of 23 And he did that which ruas evil istitel.
in the sight of the LORD: le departed 16 1 Then Menaliem smote Tipshali, vot from the sins of Jeroboam the son and all that were therein, and the lof Nebal, wlio made Israel to sin. coasts thereof from Tirzalı: because 9 In the days of Pekah king of Isthey opened not lu him, therefore he rael cane Tiglath-pileser king of As. smole it; and all the women therein syria, and took Ijon, ar · Abel-betlazliat wzre with child home ripped up. maacbal, and Janonb and Kedesh,
17 In the nine and thirtieth year oland Hazor, and Gilead, and Galilee, zitrian king of Judah, began Niena- all the land of Naphtali, and carried nem the son of Gaudi to reign over Is them captive to Assyria. radl, and icigned len years in Sama 30 and Hoshea the son of Elah made ria.
a conspiracy against Pekah the son of 13 And he did that which was evil Romalil, and sinote him, and slew mu the sight of the Lord: he departed him, and reigned in his stead, in the mot all his days from the sins or Jero-twentieth year of Jotham the son of hoam the son of Nebat, who made Is. Uzziah. Dizel to sin,
31 And the rest of the acts of Pekalı, 19 ud Pul the king of desyrin ind all that he ilid, behold, they are came against the land: and Menahein written in the book of the Chronicles give Pul a thousand talents of silver, or the kings of Israel. that his band might be with lim 10 321 In the second year of Pekal the confirm the kingdom in bis band. son of Remaliah king of Israel, began
20 And Menalicin exacted the money Jotham the son of Uzziab king of Ju of Israel, even of all the mighty men dah to reigii. of realiti, ol' each man filty shekels oll' 33 Five and tiranty yeus old was le
Alurz' nochd rcign.
He spoilith the templ.. when he began to reign, and lic reigned that was found in the bouge (the sixteen years in Jerusalem. And bis Lord, and in the treasures of thie mother's name was Jerusha, the daugh- kiny's house, and sent it for a present ter of Wulok.
Lo the king of Assyria. 34 And he did that which was right and the king or Assyria bearkened in the sight of the Lord: he did ac. unto him: for the king of Assyria went cording to all that his father Uzziah up against Damascus, and took it, and had done.
carried the people of il captive to Kir, 35 | Howbeit the high places were and slew Rizin. not renoved: the people sacrificed 10 || And king Ahaz went to Damas. and burned incense still in the high cus to meet Tiglath-pileser king of 13. places. He built the ligler gate of the syria, and saw an altar that was at house of the Lord.
Damascus: and king Alaz seni to Uri36 1 Now the rest of tlie acts of Jo- jab tlie priest the mshion of the allar, tham, and all that he did, are they not and the pattern of it, according to all written in the book of the Chronicles the workmanship thereof. of the kings of Judah?
11 And Urijab the priest built an altar 37 lo those days the Lord began to according to all that king Abaz had send against Judali, Reziu the king of sent from Damascus: so Urijal llic Syria, and Pekali the son of Remaliah. priest made it against king Ahaz camo
38 And Jotham slept with bis fathers, from Damascus.
the king approached to the altar, and; CHAP. XVI.
offered thereon. N the seventcenth year Pekah the 13 And -offering Jotham king of Judah began to reign. drink-offering, and sprinkled the blood
2 Twenty years old was Aliaz when of his peace offerings upon the altar. he began to reign, and reignied sixteen 14 And he brought also the brazen years in Jerusalem, and did not that altar which was before the Lord, which was right in the sight of the from tlie fore-front of the house, from Loroliis God, like David bis father. between the altar and the house of the
3 But le walked in the way of the Lord, and put it on the north side of
and the evening meat-offering, and ilie 4 And he sacrificed and burnt incense king's burnt-sacrifice, and his mealin the high places, and on the bills, offering, with the burnt-offering of all and wder every green tree.
the people of the land, and their ineal5 1 Thien Rezin king of Syria, and joilering, and their drink-oflering; and Pekah son of Remaliah king of Israel, sprinkle upon it all the blood of the caine up to Jerusalem to war: and, burnt-offering, and all the blood of the theybeseiged Aliaz, but could not over- sacrifice: and the brazen altar shall be coine him.
for me to enquire by. 6 At that tiine Rezin king of Syria 16 Thus did Urijah the priest, acrecovered Elath to Syria, and dravecording to all that king Aliaz conthe Jews from Elath: and the Syrians nanded. came to Elath, and dwelt there unto 17 | And king Aliaz cut off the borthis day.
ders of the bases, and reinoved the 7 So Abaz sent messengers to Tiglath-laver from off them; and took down pileser king of Assyria, saying, I am the sea from off the brazen oxen that thy servant and thy son: come up, and were under it, and purit upon a parcsave me out of tie land of the king of ment of stones. Syria, and out of the hand of the King 18 And the covert for the sabbatt of Israel, which rise up against me. that they had built in the louise, SAad Aliaz took the silver and gold ti:. king's cutry willout, turned lic
los alu's icicked reign. CIIAP. SVII.
Samaria captivated. Nom the house of the LORD for the il And there they bumt incense in King of Assyria.
all the higli places, as did the leather 19 1 Now the rest of the acts of Abaz wlion the LORD carried away before which he did, are they not wrillen in them; and wrought wicked things to the book of the Cluronicles of the kings provoke the Lord to anger: of Judalı?
12 For they served idols, whereof the 20 And Ahaz slept witli bis fathers, Lord had said unto thein, Ye shall not and was buried with his latiers in the do this thing. city of David : and Hezekialı liis son 1:3 Yel the Lord testified against Is. reigned in his stead.
rael and against Judah by all theproplaCHAP. XVII.
els, and by all lie seers, saying, Turn IN Nthe twellh year of Abaz king or ye from your evil ways, and keep my
Judalı, began Hoshea the son of commandinents, and my statutes, acElah lo reign in Samaria over Israel cording to all the law which I coin
manded your fathers, and which I sent 2 And he did that which was evil in to you by iny servants the prophets. the sight of the LORD, but not as the 14 Notwithstanding they would not kings of lorael that were before hiin, hear, but burdened their necks, like lo
3 Against him came up. Shima. the neck of their tailers, that did not neser king of Assyria: and Hoshea believe in the LORD their God. became his servant, and gave bim pre- 15 And they rejected lusslatutes, und
his covenant that he made with their 4 And lle king of Assyria lound con- rathers, and his testinronies which he spiracy in Hoshea: for he had seni lestified against Wiem: and bey rol messengers to So king of Egypt, and lowed vanity, and becaine vain, and brought no present to the king of As. went aller tlie heathen that were round syria, as he hud dome year by year; about them, concerning whioin the Llierefore the king of Assyria slut him luild land charged tliem, uiat they up, and bound him in prison.
should not do like lıęın. Ő Tlien the king of Assyria came 16 And they leit all the commandup throughout all the land, and went inents of the LORD their God, and up to Samaria, and beseiged it three made them molten images, even two years.
calves, and made a grove, and wor 6 In the ninth year of Hoshea the shipped all the host of heaven, and king of Assyria took Samaria, and served Baal. carried Israel away into Aegyria, and 17 And they caused their sons and placed lbein in Halali and in labor by their daughters to pass through the ilie river of Gozan, and in the cities of fire, and used divination and enchant. the Niedes.
ments, and sold themselves to do evil 7 For so it was, ihat the children of in the sight of the LORD, lo provoke Israel had sinned against the Lould him to anger. their God, which mad brought thein 18 Therefore the LORD was very anup out of the land of Egypt, froin ungry witli Israel, and removed them der the hand of Pharaoli king of Egypt, out of his siglitthere was none len and bad feared otlier gods,
but the tribe of Judalonly. 8 And walked in the statures of the 19 Also Judal kept not the command. heallien, whom he Lord cast outfrom inents of the LORD their God, but betore the coklren of Israel, and of walked in the statules of Israel which the kings of Israel, which they had they made. inade.
20 And the LORD rejected all the seca 9 And the children of Israel did se- of Israel, and alllicted them, and decrely those things that were not right livered them into the hand of spoilers, against the Lord their God, and they until lie bad cast thein out of his siglit. built ihem ligb places in all their cil. 21 For he rent Israel from the nouse ies, from the tower of the watchinen of David; and they made Jeroboam to the fenced city.
the son of Nebat king: and Jeroboam 10 And they set them up images and drave lsrael fium following the LOilD, Bru128 in every bigla hill, and under and made them sin a great sin. Éler' greeni tree;
22 For the children or Isriiel walked