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Compare Translations for 2 Chronicles 23:15

2 Chronicles 23:15 ASV
So they made way for her; and she went to the entrance of the horse gate to the king's house: and they slew her there.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 BBE
So they put their hands on her, and she went to the king's house by the doorway of the king's horses; and there she was put to death.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 CEB
They arrested her when she reached the entrance of the Horse Gate at the royal palace. She was executed there.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 CJB
So they took her by force and led her by the horses' entry to the king's palace, and there they put her to death.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 RHE
And they laid hold on her by the neck: and when she was come within the horse gate of the palace, they killed her there.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 ESV
So they laid hands on her, and she went into the entrance of the horse gate of the king's house, and they put her to death there.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 GW
So they arrested her as she entered Horse Gate of the royal palace, and they killed her there.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 GNT
They seized her, took her to the palace, and there at the Horse Gate they killed her.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 HNV
So they made way for her; and she went to the entrance of the horse gate to the king's house: and they killed her there.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 CSB
So they arrested her, and she went by the entrance of the Horses' Gate to the king's palace, where they put her to death.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 KJV
So they laid hands on her; and when she was come to the entering of the horse gate by the king's house, they slew her there.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 LEB
And they laid hands on her, and she went into the entrance of the Horse Gate of the house of the king, and they killed her there.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 NAS
So they seized her, and when she arrived at the entrance of the Horse Gate of the king's house, they put her to death there.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 NCV
So they caught her when she came to the entrance of the Horse Gate near the palace. There they put her to death.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 NIRV
So they grabbed hold of her as she reached the entrance of the Horse Gate on the palace grounds. There they put her to death.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 NIV
So they seized her as she reached the entrance of the Horse Gate on the palace grounds, and there they put her to death.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 NKJV
So they seized her; and she went by way of the entrance of the Horse Gate into the king's house, and they killed her there.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 NLT
So they seized her and led her out to the gate where horses enter the palace grounds, and they killed her there.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 NRS
So they laid hands on her; she went into the entrance of the Horse Gate of the king's house, and there they put her to death.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 RSV
So they laid hands on her; and she went into the entrance of the horse gate of the king's house, and they slew her there.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 DBY
And they made way for her, and she went through the entrance of the horse-gate into the king's house, and they put her to death there.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 MSG
So they dragged her out to the palace's horse corral and there they killed her.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 WBT
So they laid hands on her; and when she had come to the entrance of the horse gate by the king's house, they slew her there.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 TMB
So they laid hands on her; and when she had come to the entrance of the Horse Gate by the king's house, they slew her there.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 TNIV
So they seized her as she reached the entrance of the Horse Gate on the palace grounds, and there they put her to death.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 WEB
So they made way for her; and she went to the entrance of the horse gate to the king's house: and they killed her there.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 WYC
And they setted hands on her noll (And so they put their hands on her); and when she had entered into the gate of the horses, of the king's house, they killed her there.
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2 Chronicles 23:15 YLT
And they make for her sides, and she cometh in unto the entrance of the gate of the horses at the house of the king, and they put her to death there.
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2 Chronicles 23 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 23

Joash crowned, and Athaliah slain.

- To look upon ourselves and each other as the Lord's people, should make us earnest in the discharge of our duty both to God and man. Thus was this happy revolution brought about, and the people rejoiced. When the Son of David is enthroned in the soul, ( 2 Kings 11 )

2 Chronicles 23 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

CHAPTER 23

2 Chronicles 23:1-11 . JEHOIADA MAKES JOASH KING.

1. in the seventh year Jehoiada . . . took the captains of probably of the royal guard, and were known to be--Strongly disaffected to the government of Athaliah.

2. chief of all the fathers of Israel--This name is frequently used in Chronicles for Judah and Benjamin, now all that remained of Israel. Having cautiously entrusted the secret of the young prince's preservation to all the leading men in the kingdom, he enlisted their interest in the royal cause and got their pledge to support it by a secret oath of fidelity.
they came to Jerusalem--The time chosen for the grand discovery was, probably, one of the annual festivals, when there was a general concourse of the nation at the capital.

4-9. This is the thing that ye shall do--The arrangements made for defense are here described. The people were divided into three bodies; one attended as guards to the king, while the other two were posted at all the doors and gates, and the captains and military officers who entered the temple unarmed to lull suspicion, were furnished with weapons out of the sacred armory, where David had deposited his trophies of victory and which was reopened on this occasion.

8. Jehoiada . . . dismissed not the courses--As it was necessary to have as large a disposable force as he could command on such a crisis, the high priest detained those who, in other circumstances, would have returned home on the expiry of their week of service.

11. Then they brought out the king's son, and put upon him the crown, and gave him the testimony--Some think that the original word rendered "testimony," as its derivation warrants, may signify here the regalia, especially the bracelet ( 2 Samuel 1:10 ); and this view they support on the ground that "gave him" being supplemented, the text properly runs thus, "put upon him the crown and testimony." At the same time, it seems equally pertinent to take "the testimony" in the usual acceptation of that term; and, accordingly, many are of opinion that a roll containing a copy of the law ( Deuteronomy 17:18 ) was placed in the king's hands, which he held as a scepter or truncheon. Others, referring to a custom of Oriental people, who when receiving a letter or document from a highly respected quarter, lift it up to their heads before opening it, consider that Joash, besides the crown, had the book of the law laid upon his head (see Job 31:35 Job 31:36 ).
God save the king--literally, "Long live the king."

2 Chronicles 23:12-15 . ATHALIAH SLAIN.

12. Athaliah heard the noise of the people--The unusual commotion, indicated by the blast of the trumpets and the vehement acclamations of the people, drew her attention, or excited her fears. She might have flattered herself that, having slain all the royal family, she was in perfect security; but it is just as likely that, finding on reflection, one had escaped her murderous hands, she might not deem it expedient to institute any enquiries; but the very idea would keep her constantly in a state of jealous suspicion and irritation. In that state of mind, the wicked usurper, hearing across the Tyropoeon the outburst of popular joy, rushed across the bridge to the temple grounds, and, penetrating from a single glance the meaning of the whole scene, raised a shriek of "Treason!"

13. behold, the king stood at his pillar at the entering in--The king's pillar was in the people's court, opposite that of the priests'. The young king, arrayed in the royal insignia, had been brought out of the inner, to stand forth in the outer court, to the public view. Some think that he stood on the brazen scaffold of Solomon, erected beside

14, 15. Slay her not in the house of the Lord . . . and when she was come to the entering of the horse gate by the king's house, they slew her there--The high priest ordered her immediately to be taken out of the temple grounds and put to death. "And they laid hands on her; and she went by the way by the which horses came into the king's house: and there was she slain" ( 2 Kings 11:16 ). "Now, we are not to suppose that horses came into [the king's house] of residence, but into the king's (horses') house or hippodrome (the gate of the king's mules) [JOSEPHUS], he had built for them on the southeast of the temple, in the immediate vicinity of the horse gate in the valley of Kedron--a valley which was at that time a kind of desecrated place by the destruction of idols and their appurtenances" ( 2 Kings 23:2 2 Kings 23:6 2 Kings 23:12 ) [BARCLAY, City of the Great King].

2 Chronicles 23:16 . JEHOIADA RESTORES THE WORSHIP OF GOD, AND SETTLES THE KING.

16. Jehoiada made a