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2 Chronicles 28 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:1 - Achaz was twenty years old when he began to reign; and he reigned sixteen years in Yerushalayim: and he didn't do that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, like David his father;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:2 - but he walked in the ways of the kings of Yisra'el, and made also molten images for the Ba`alim.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:3 - Moreover he burnt incense in the valley of the son of Hinnom, and burnt his children in the fire, according to the abominations of the nations whom the LORD cast out before the children of Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:4 - He sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places, and on the hills, and under every green tree.

Judah Is Invaded

(2Ki 16:5, 6; Isa 7:1 )
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:5 - Therefore the LORD his God delivered him into the hand of the king of Aram; and they struck him, and carried away of his a great multitude of captives, and brought them to Dammesek. He was also delivered into the hand of the king of Yisra'el, who struck him with a great slaughter.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:6 - For Pekach the son of Remalyahu killed in Yehudah one hundred twenty thousand in one day, all of them valiant men; because they had forsaken the LORD, the God of their fathers.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:7 - Zikhri, a mighty man of Efrayim, killed Ma`aseyah the king's son, and `Azrikam the ruler of the house, and Elkana who was next to the king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:8 - The children of Yisra'el carried away captive of their brothers two hundred thousand, women, sons, and daughters, and took also away much spoil from them, and brought the spoil to Shomron.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:9 - But a prophet of the LORD was there, whose name was `Oded: and he went out to meet the host that came to Shomron, and said to them, Behold, because the LORD, the God of your fathers, was angry with Yehudah, he has delivered them into your hand, and you have slain them in a rage which has reached up to heaven.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:10 - Now you purpose to keep under the children of Yehudah and Yerushalayim for bondservants and bondmaids to you: but aren't there even with you trespasses of your own against the LORD your God?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:11 - Now hear me therefore, and send back the captives, that you have taken captive of your brothers; for the fierce wrath of the LORD is on you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:12 - Then certain of the heads of the children of Efrayim, `Azaryah the son of Yochanan, Berekhyah the son of Meshillemot, and Yechizkiyahu the son of Shallum, and `Amasa the son of Hadlai, stood up against those who came from the war,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:13 - and said to them, You shall not bring in the captives here: for you purpose that which will bring on us a trespass against the LORD, to add to our sins and to our trespass; for our trespass is great, and there is fierce wrath against Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:14 - So the armed men left the captives and the spoil before the princes and all the assembly.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:15 - The men who have been mentioned by name rose up, and took the captives, and with the spoil clothed all who were naked among them, and arrayed them, and shod them, and gave them to eat and to drink, and anointed them, and carried all the feeble of them on donkeys, and brought them to Yericho, the city of palm trees, to their brothers: then they returned to Shomron.

Compromise with Assyria

(2Ki 16:7–9 )
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:16 - At that time did king Achaz send to the kings of Ashshur to help him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:17 - For again the Edom had come and struck Yehudah, and carried away captives.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:18 - The Pelishtim also had invaded the cities of the lowland, and of the South of Yehudah, and had taken Beth-shemesh, and Ayalon, and Kederot, and Sokho with the towns of it, and Timnah with the towns of it, Gimzo also and the towns of it: and they lived there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:19 - For the LORD brought Yehudah low because of Achaz king of Yisra'el; for he had dealt wantonly in Yehudah, and trespassed severely against the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:20 - Tilgat-Pilne'eser king of Ashshur came to him, and distressed him, but didn't strengthen him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:21 - For Achaz took away a portion out of the house of the LORD, and out of the house of the king and of the princes, and gave it to the king of Ashshur: but it didn't help him.
(2Ki 16:12–20 )
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:22 - In the time of his distress did he trespass yet more against the LORD, this same king Achaz.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:23 - For he sacrificed to the gods of Dammesek, which struck him; and he said, Because the gods of the kings of Aram helped them, therefore will I sacrifice to them, that they may help me. But they were the ruin of him, and of all Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:24 - Achaz gathered together the vessels of the house of God, and cut in pieces the vessels of the house of God, and shut up the doors of the house of the LORD; and he made him altars in every corner of Yerushalayim.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:25 - In every city of Yehudah he made high places to burn incense to other gods, and provoked to anger the LORD, the God of his fathers.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:26 - Now the rest of his acts, and all his ways, first and last, behold, they are written in the book of the kings of Yehudah and Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:27 - Achaz slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city, even in Yerushalayim; for they didn't bring him into the tombs of the kings of Yisra'el: and Hizkiyahu his son reigned in his place.

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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