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Nebuchadnezzar Attacks Jerusalem the Third and Final Time1 And it came to pass in the ninth year of his reign, in the tenth month, in the tenth day of the month, that Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he, and all his host, against Jerusalem, and pitched against it; and they...

In Judah, Young Joash Is Saved from Queen Athaliah’s Murderous Rage1 And when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she arose and destroyed all the seed royal.2 But Jehosheba, the daughter of king Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash the son of Ahaziah, and stole...

Jehoiakim Is Subdued by Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon1 In his days Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came up, and Jehoiakim became his servant three years: then he turned and rebelled against him.2 And the LORD sent against him bands of the Chaldees, and bands of the Syrians, and bands of the Moabites,...

Josiah Reads the Book of the Law in a Solemn Assembly1 And the king sent, and they gathered unto him all the elders of Judah and of Jerusalem.2 And the king went up into the house of the LORD, and all the men of Judah and all the inhabitants of...

During Josiah’s Good Reign over Judah, the Book of the Law Is Found1 Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned thirty and one years in Jerusalem. And his mother’s name was Jedidah, the daughter of Adaiah of Boscath.2 And he did that which was...

Manasseh’s Evil Reign over Judah1 Manasseh was twelve years old when he began to reign, and reigned fifty and five years in Jerusalem. And his mother’s name was Hephzi-bah.2 And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, after the abominations of the heathen, whom the...

Hezekiah Is Warned of His Death, but His Life Is Lengthened1 In those days was Hezekiah sick unto death. And the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz came to him, and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Set thine house in order; for thou shalt die, and not live.2...

Isaiah Prophesies Jerusalem’s Deliverance from Sennacherib1 And it came to pass, when king Hezekiah heard it, that he rent his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the house of the LORD.2 And he sent Eliakim, which was over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and the elders...

Hezekiah’s Good Reign over Judah1 Now it came to pass in the third year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, that Hezekiah the son of Ahaz king of Judah began to reign.2 Twenty and five years old was he when he began to reign; and he reigned twenty...

During Hoshea’s Evil Reign, Israel Is Conquered and Exiled1 In the twelfth year of Ahaz king of Judah began Hoshea the son of Elah to reign in Samaria over Israel nine years.2 And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, but not as the kings...

Ahaz’s Evil Reign over Judah1 In the seventeenth year of Pekah the son of Remaliah Ahaz the son of Jotham king of Judah began to reign.2 Twenty years old was Ahaz when he began to reign, and reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem, and did not that which was right in...

Azariah’s (Uzziah’s) Good Reign over Judah1 In the twenty and seventh year of Jeroboam king of Israel began Azariah son of Amaziah king of Judah to reign.2 Sixteen years old was he when he began to reign, and he reigned two and fifty years in Jerusalem. And his mother’s name...

Amaziah’s Good Reign over Judah1 In the second year of Joash son of Jehoahaz king of Israel reigned Amaziah the son of Joash king of Judah.2 He was twenty and five years old when he began to reign, and reigned twenty and nine years in Jerusalem. And his mother’s name...

Jehoahaz’s Evil Reign over Israel1 In the three and twentieth year of Joash the son of Ahaziah king of Judah Jehoa­haz the son of Jehu began to reign over Israel in Samaria, and reigned seventeen years.2 And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, and...

Jehoash (Joash) Gives Orders to Repair the Temple1 In the seventh year of Jehu Jehoash began to reign; and forty years reigned he in Jerusalem. And his mother’s name was Zibiah of Beer-sheba.2 And Jehoash did that which was right in the sight of the LORD all his days wherein...

Jehu Destroys Ahab’s Family1 And Ahab had seventy sons in Samaria. And Jehu wrote letters, and sent to Samaria, unto the rulers of Jezreel, to the elders, and to them that brought up Ahab’s children, saying,2 Now as soon as this letter cometh to you, seeing your master’s sons are...

Elisha Sends a Prophet to Anoint Jehu King of Israel1 And Elisha the prophet called one of the children of the prophets, and said unto him, Gird up thy loins, and take this box of oil in thine hand, and go to Ramoth-gilead:2 And when thou comest thither, look out...

The King Restores the Shunammite’s Land1 Then spake Elisha unto the woman, whose son he had restored to life, saying, Arise, and go thou and thine household, and sojourn wheresoever thou canst sojourn: for the LORD hath called for a famine; and it shall also come upon the land seven...

Elisha Prophesies the End of the Famine in Samaria1 Then Elisha said, Hear ye the word of the LORD; Thus saith the LORD, To morrow about this time shall a measure of fine flour be sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the gate...

Elisha Makes an Axe Head Float1 And the sons of the prophets said unto Elisha, Behold now, the place where we dwell with thee is too strait for us.2 Let us go, we pray thee, unto Jordan, and take thence every man a beam, and let us make us a...

Naaman Goes to Samaria to Be Cured of His Leprosy1 Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honourable, because by him the LORD had given deliverance unto Syria: he was also a mighty man in valour, but he...

Elisha Multiplies the Widow’s Oil1 Now there cried a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets unto Elisha, saying, Thy servant my husband is dead; and thou knowest that thy servant did fear the LORD: and the creditor is come to take unto him my two...

Jehoram’s Evil Reign over Israel1 Now Jehoram the son of Ahab began to reign over Israel in Samaria the eighteenth year of Jehoshaphat king of Judah, and reigned twelve years.2 And he wrought evil in the sight of the LORD; but not like his father, and like his mother: for...

Elisha Knows That Elijah Will Be Taken from Him1 And it came to pass, when the LORD would take up Elijah into heaven by a whirlwind, that Elijah went with Elisha from Gilgal.2 And Elijah said unto Elisha, Tarry here, I pray thee; for the LORD hath sent me to...

Elijah Pronounces God’s Judgment on Evil King Ahaziah of Israel1 Then Moab rebelled against Israel after the death of Ahab.2 And Ahaziah fell down through a lattice in his upper chamber that was in Samaria, and was sick: and he sent messengers, and said unto them, Go, enquire of Baal-zebub...