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2 Kings 9 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:1 - Elisha the prophet called one of the sons of the prophets, and said to him, Gird up your loins, and take this vial of oil in your hand, and go to Ramot-Gil`ad.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:2 - When you come there, look out there Yehu the son of Yehoshafat the son of Nimshi, and go in, and make him arise up from among his brothers, and carry him to an inner chamber.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:3 - Then take the vial of oil, and pour it on his head, and say, Thus says the LORD, I have anointed you king over Yisra'el. Then open the door, and flee, and don't wait.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:4 - So the young man, even the young man the prophet, went to Ramot-Gil`ad.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:5 - When he came, behold, the captains of the host were sitting; and he said, I have an errand to you, captain. Yehu said, To which of us all? He said, To you, O captain.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:6 - He arose, and went into the house; and he poured the oil on his head, and said to him, Thus says the LORD, the God of Yisra'el, I have anointed you king over the people of the LORD, even over Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:7 - You shall strike the house of Ach'av your master, that I may avenge the blood of my servants the prophets, and the blood of all the servants of the LORD, at the hand of Izevel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:8 - For the whole house of Ach'av shall perish; and I will cut off from Ach'av every man-child, and him who is shut up and him who is left at large in Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:9 - I will make the house of Ach'av like the house of Yarov`am the son of Nevat, and like the house of Ba`sha the son of Achiyah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:10 - The dogs shall eat Izevel in the portion of Yizre`el, and there shall be none to bury her. He opened the door, and fled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:11 - Then Yehu came forth to the servants of his lord: and one said to him, Is all well? why came this mad fellow to you? He said to them, You know the man and what his talk was.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:12 - They said, It is false; tell us now. He said, Thus and thus spoke he to me, saying, Thus says the LORD, I have anointed you king over Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:13 - Then they hurried, and took every man his garment, and put it under him on the top of the stairs, and blew the shofar, saying, Yehu is king.

Jehoram (Joram) Is Assassinated

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:14 - So Yehu the son of Yehoshafat the son of Nimshi conspired against Yoram. (Now Yoram was keeping Ramot-Gil`ad, he and all Yisra'el, because of Haza'el king of Aram;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:15 - but king Yoram was returned to be healed in Yizre`el of the wounds which the Aram had given him, when he fought with Haza'el king of Aram.) Yehu said, If this be your mind, then let none escape and go forth out of the city, to go to tell it in Yizre`el.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:16 - So Yehu rode in a chariot, and went to Yizre`el; for Yoram lay there. Achazyah king of Yehudah was come down to see Yoram.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:17 - Now the watchman was standing on the tower in Yizre`el, and he spied the company of Yehu as he came, and said, I see a company. Yoram said, Take a horseman, and send to meet them, and let him say, Is it shalom?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:18 - So there went one on horseback to meet him, and said, Thus says the king, Is it shalom? Yehu said, What have you to do with shalom? turn you behind me. The watchman told, saying, The messenger came to them, but he isn't coming back.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:19 - Then he sent out a second on horseback, who came to them, and said, Thus says the king, Is it shalom? Yehu answered, What have you to do with shalom? turn you behind me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:20 - The watchman told, saying, He came even to them, and isn't coming back: and the driving is like the driving of Yehu the son of Nimshi; for he drives furiously.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:21 - Yoram said, Make ready. They made ready his chariot. Yoram king of Yisra'el and Achazyah king of Yehudah went out, each in his chariot, and they went out to meet Yehu, and found him in the portion of Navot the Yizre`eli.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:22 - It happened, when Yoram saw Yehu, that he said, Is it shalom, Yehu? He answered, What shalom, so long as the prostitution of your mother Izevel and her witchcraft abound?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:23 - Yoram turned his hands, and fled, and said to Achazyah, There is treachery, Achazyah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:24 - Yehu drew his bow with his full strength, and struck Yoram between his arms; and the arrow went out at his heart, and he sunk down in his chariot.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:25 - Then said Yehu to Bidgar his captain, Take up, and cast him in the portion of the field of Navot the Yizre`eli; for remember how that, when I and you rode together after Ach'av his father, the LORD laid this burden on him:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:26 - Surely I have seen yesterday the blood of Navot, and the blood of his sons, says the LORD; and I will requite you in this plat, says the LORD. Now therefore take and cast him into the plat of ground, according to the word of the LORD.

Jehu Assassinates Ahaziah

(2Ch 22:7–9 )
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:27 - But when Achazyah the king of Yehudah saw this, he fled by the way of the Beit-Haggan. Yehu followed after him, and said, Smite him also in the chariot: and they struck him at the ascent of Gur, which is by Yivle`am. He fled to Megiddo, and died there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:28 - His servants carried him in a chariot to Yerushalayim, and buried him in his tomb with his fathers in the city of David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:29 - In the eleventh year of Yoram the son of Ach'av began Achazyah to reign over Yehudah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:30 - When Yehu was come to Yizre`el, Izevel heard of it; and she painted her eyes, and attired her head, and looked out at the window.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:31 - As Yehu entered in at the gate, she said, Is it shalom, you Zimri, your master's murderer?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:32 - He lifted up his face to the window, and said, Who is on my side? who? There looked out to him two or three eunuchs.

Jezebel Is Slain

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:33 - He said, Throw her down. So they threw her down; and some of her blood was sprinkled on the wall, and on the horses: and he trod her under foot.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:34 - When he was come in, he ate and drink; and he said, See now to this cursed woman, and bury her; for she is a king's daughter.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:35 - They went to bury her; but they found no more of her than the skull, and the feet, and the palms of her hands.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:36 - Therefore they came back, and told him. He said, This is the word of the LORD, which he spoke by his servant Eliyah the Tishbi, saying, In the portion of Yizre`el shall the dogs eat the flesh of Izevel;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:37 - and the body of Izevel shall be as dung on the face of the field in the portion of Yizre`el, so that they shall not say, This is Izevel.

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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