81In the thirty-eighthyear of Azariahking of Judah, Zechariah the son of JeroboambecamekingoverIsrael in Samaria for sixmonths.
He didevil in the sight of the LORD, as his fathers had done; he did not depart from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which he made Israelsin.
Then Shallum the son of Jabeshconspiredagainst him and 2struck him before the people and akilled him, and reigned in his place.
Now the rest of the acts of Zechariah, behold they are written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel.
12This is 3the word of the LORDwhich He spoke to Jehu, saying, "Your sons to the fourth generation shall sit on the throne of Israel." And so it was.