2 Chronicles 25:20-28 NIV

20 Amaziah, however, would not listen, for God so worked that he might hand them over to [ Jehoash], because they sought the gods of Edom.1

References for 2 Chronicles 25:20

21 So Jehoash king of Israel attacked. He and Amaziah king of Judah faced each other at Beth Shemesh in Judah.
22 Judah was routed by Israel, and every man fled to his home.
23 Jehoash king of Israel captured Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Joash, the son of Ahaziah,a at Beth Shemesh. Then Jehoash brought him to Jerusalem and broke down the wall of Jerusalem from the Ephraim Gate2 to the Corner Gate3--a section about six hundred feetb long.

References for 2 Chronicles 25:23

    • e 25:23 - Hebrew "Jehoahaz," a variant of "Ahaziah"
    • f 25:23 - Hebrew "four hundred cubits" (about 180 meters)
      24 He took all the gold and silver and all the articles found in the temple of God that had been in the care of Obed-Edom,4 together with the palace treasures and the hostages, and returned to Samaria.

      References for 2 Chronicles 25:24

      25 Amaziah son of Joash king of Judah lived for fifteen years after the death of Jehoash son of Jehoahaz king of Israel.
      26 As for the other events of Amaziah's reign, from beginning to end, are they not written in the book of the kings of Judah and Israel?
      27 From the time that Amaziah turned away from following the LORD, they conspired against him in Jerusalem and he fled to Lachish5, but they sent men after him to Lachish and killed him there.

      References for 2 Chronicles 25:27

      28 He was brought back by horse and was buried with his fathers in the City of Judah.