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2 Kings 8:16-24 (New American Standard)

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Another Jehoram Reigns in Judah

16 Now in the fifth year of 1Joram the son of Ahab king of Israel, Jehoshaphat being then the king of Judah, Jehoram the son of Jehoshaphat king of Judah became king. 17 He was 2thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem. 18 He walked in the way of the kings of Israel, just as the house of Ahab had done, for 3the daughter of Ahab became his wife; and he did evil in the sight of the LORD. 19 However, the LORD was not willing to destroy Judah, for the sake of David His servant, 4since He had apromised him to give a blamp to him through his sons always . 20 In his days 5Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and made a king over themselves. 21 Then Joram crossed over to Zair, and all his chariots with him. And he arose by night and struck the Edomites who had surrounded him and the captains of the chariots; 6but his carmy fled to their tents. 22 7So Edom revolted dagainst Judah to this day. Then 8Libnah revolted at the same time. 23 The rest of the acts of Joram and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?

Ahaziah Succeeds Jehoram in Judah

24 So Joram slept with his fathers and 9was buried with his fathers in the city of David; and 10Ahaziah his son became king in his place.
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