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2 Chronicles 22 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Ahaziah Succeeds Jehoram in Judah

(2Ki 8:25–29; 9:14–16, 27–29 )
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:1 - The inhabitants of Yerushalayim made Achazyah his youngest son king in his place; for the band of men who came with the `Aravi'im to the camp had slain all the eldest. So Achazyah the son of Yehoram king of Yehudah reigned.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:2 - Forty-two years old was Achazyah when he began to reign; and he reigned one year in Yerushalayim: and his mother's name was `Atalyah the daughter of `Omri.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:3 - He also walked in the ways of the house of Ach'av; for his mother was his counselor to do wickedly.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:4 - He did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, as did the house of Ach'av; for they were his counselors after the death of his father, to his destruction.

Ahaziah Allies with Jehoram of Israel

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:5 - He walked also after their counsel, and went with Yehoram the son of Ach'av king of Yisra'el to war against Haza'el king of Aram at Ramot-Gil`ad: and the Aram wounded Yoram.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:6 - He returned to be healed in Yizre`el of the wounds which they had given him at Ramah, when he fought against Haza'el king of Aram. `Azaryah the son of Yehoram king of Yehudah went down to see Yehoram the son of Ach'av in Yizre`el, because he was sick.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:7 - Now the destruction of Achazyah was of God, in that he went to Yoram: for when he was come, he went out with Yehoram against Yehu the son of Nimshi, whom the LORD had anointed to cut off the house of Ach'av.

Jehu Murders Princes of Judah

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:8 - It happened, when Yehu was executing judgment on the house of Ach'av, that he found the princes of Yehudah, and the sons of the brothers of Achazyah, ministering to Achazyah, and killed them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:9 - He sought Achazyah, and they caught him (now he was hiding in Shomron), and they brought him to Yehu, and killed him; and they buried him, for they said, He is the son of Yehoshafat, who sought the LORD with all his heart. The house of Achazyah had no power to hold the kingdom.
(2Ki 11:1–3 )
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:10 - Now when `Atalyah the mother of Achazyah saw that her son was dead, she arose and destroyed all the seed royal of the house of Yehudah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:11 - But Yehoshav`at, the daughter of the king, took Yo'ash the son of Achazyah, and stole him away from among the king's sons who were slain, and put him and his nurse in the bedchamber. So Yehoshav`at, the daughter of king Yehoram, the wife of Yehoiada the Kohen (for she was the sister of Achazyah), hid him from `Atalyah, so that she didn't kill him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:12 - He was with them hid in the house of God six years: and `Atalyah reigned over the land.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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