2 Kings 9:25-35 NIV

25 Jehu said to Bidkar, his chariot officer, "Pick him up and throw him on the field that belonged to Naboth the Jezreelite. Remember how you and I were riding together in chariots behind Ahab his father when the LORD made this prophecy1 about him:

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26 'Yesterday I saw the blood of Naboth2 and the blood of his sons, declares the LORD, and I will surely make you pay for it on this plot of ground, declares the LORD.'a Now then, pick him up and throw him on that plot, in accordance with the word of the LORD."3

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    • b 9:26 - See 1 Kings 21:19.
      27 When Ahaziah king of Judah saw what had happened, he fled up the road to Beth Haggan.b Jehu chased him, shouting, "Kill him too!" They wounded him in his chariot on the way up to Gur near Ibleam,4 but he escaped to Megiddo5 and died there.

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        • c 9:27 - Or "fled by way of the garden house"
          28 His servants took him by chariot6 to Jerusalem and buried him with his fathers in his tomb in the City of David.

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          29 (In the eleventh7 year of Joram son of Ahab, Ahaziah had become king of Judah.)

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          Jezebel Killed

          30 Then Jehu went to Jezreel. When Jezebel heard about it, she painted8 her eyes, arranged her hair and looked out of a window.

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          31 As Jehu entered the gate, she asked, "Have you come in peace, Zimri,9 you murderer of your master?"c

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            • d 9:31 - Or ""Did Zimri have peace, who murdered his master?""
              32 He looked up at the window and called out, "Who is on my side? Who?" Two or three eunuchs looked down at him.
              33 "Throw her down!" Jehu said. So they threw her down, and some of her blood spattered the wall and the horses as they trampled her underfoot.10

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              34 Jehu went in and ate and drank. "Take care of that cursed woman," he said, "and bury her, for she was a king's daughter."11

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              35 But when they went out to bury her, they found nothing except her skull, her feet and her hands.