2 Kings 15:8-31 NIV

Zechariah King of Israel

8 In the thirty-eighth year of Azariah king of Judah, Zechariah son of Jeroboam became king of Israel in Samaria, and he reigned six months.

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      9 He did evil in the eyes of the LORD, as his predecessors had done. He did not turn away from the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, which he had caused Israel to commit.

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      10 Shallum son of Jabesh conspired against Zechariah. He attacked him in front of the people,a assassinated him and succeeded him as king.

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        •  15:10 - Hebrew; some Septuagint manuscripts "in Ibleam"
          11 The other events of Zechariah’s reign are written in the book of the annals of the kings of Israel.

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          12 So the word of the LORD spoken to Jehu was fulfilled: “Your descendants will sit on the throne of Israel to the fourth generation.”b

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            • Ž 15:12 - 2 Kings 10:30

              Shallum King of Israel

              13 Shallum son of Jabesh became king in the thirty-ninth year of Uzziah king of Judah, and he reigned in Samaria one month.

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                  14 Then Menahem son of Gadi went from Tirzah up to Samaria. He attacked Shallum son of Jabesh in Samaria, assassinated him and succeeded him as king.

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                  15 The other events of Shallum’s reign, and the conspiracy he led, are written in the book of the annals of the kings of Israel.

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                  16 At that time Menahem, starting out from Tirzah, attacked Tiphsah and everyone in the city and its vicinity, because they refused to open their gates. He sacked Tiphsah and ripped open all the pregnant women.

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                  Menahem King of Israel

                  17 In the thirty-ninth year of Azariah king of Judah, Menahem son of Gadi became king of Israel, and he reigned in Samaria ten years.

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                      18 He did evil in the eyes of the LORD. During his entire reign he did not turn away from the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, which he had caused Israel to commit.

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                      19 Then Pulc king of Assyria invaded the land, and Menahem gave him a thousand talentsd of silver to gain his support and strengthen his own hold on the kingdom.

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                        •  15:19 - Also called "Tiglath-Pileser"
                        •  15:19 - That is, about 38 tons or about 34 metric tons
                          20 Menahem exacted this money from Israel. Every wealthy person had to contribute fifty shekelse of silver to be given to the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria withdrew and stayed in the land no longer.

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                            • ‘ 15:20 - That is, about 1 1/4 pounds or about 575 grams
                              21 As for the other events of Menahem’s reign, and all he did, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Israel?
                              22 Menahem rested with his ancestors. And Pekahiah his son succeeded him as king.

                              Pekahiah King of Israel

                              23 In the fiftieth year of Azariah king of Judah, Pekahiah son of Menahem became king of Israel in Samaria, and he reigned two years.

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                                  24 Pekahiah did evil in the eyes of the LORD. He did not turn away from the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, which he had caused Israel to commit.

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                                  25 One of his chief officers, Pekah son of Remaliah, conspired against him. Taking fifty men of Gilead with him, he assassinated Pekahiah, along with Argob and Arieh, in the citadel of the royal palace at Samaria. So Pekah killed Pekahiah and succeeded him as king.

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                                  26 The other events of Pekahiah’s reign, and all he did, are written in the book of the annals of the kings of Israel.

                                  Pekah King of Israel

                                  27 In the fifty-second year of Azariah king of Judah, Pekah son of Remaliah became king of Israel in Samaria, and he reigned twenty years.

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                                  28 He did evil in the eyes of the LORD. He did not turn away from the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, which he had caused Israel to commit.
                                  29 In the time of Pekah king of Israel, Tiglath-Pileser king of Assyria came and took Ijon, Abel Beth Maakah, Janoah, Kedesh and Hazor. He took Gilead and Galilee, including all the land of Naphtali, and deported the people to Assyria.
                                  30 Then Hoshea son of Elah conspired against Pekah son of Remaliah. He attacked and assassinated him, and then succeeded him as king in the twentieth year of Jotham son of Uzziah.

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                                  31 As for the other events of Pekah’s reign, and all he did, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Israel?

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