He walked in all the ways of his father; he worshiped the idols his father had worshiped, and bowed down to them.
He forsook1 the LORD, the God of his fathers, and did not walk2 in the way of the LORD.
Amon's officials conspired against him and assassinated3 the king in his palace.
Then the people of the land killed4 all who had plotted against King Amon, and they made Josiah5 his son king in his place.
As for the other events of Amon's reign, and what he did, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Judah?
He was buried in his grave in the garden6 of Uzza. And Josiah his son succeeded him as king.