In the fifteenthyear of Amaziah the son of Joashking of Judah, Jeroboam the son of Joashking of Israelbecameking in Samaria, and reigned forty-oneyears.
He didevil in the sight of the LORD; he did not depart from all the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which he made Israelsin.
251He restored the border of Israel from 2the entrance of Hamath as far as 3the Sea of the Arabah, according to the word of the LORD, the God of Israel, which He spokeathrough His servant4Jonah the son of Amittai, the prophet, who was of 5Gath-hepher.
For the 6LORDsaw the affliction of Israel, which was verybitter; for 7there was neitherbondnorfree, nor was there any helper for Israel.
The 8LORD did not say that He would blot out the name of Israel from underheaven, but He saved them by the hand of Jeroboam the son of Joash.
Now the rest of the acts of Jeroboam and all that he did and his might, how he fought and how he recovered for Israel, 9Damascus and 10Hamath, which had belonged to Judah, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel?
And Jeroboamslept with his fathers, even with the kings of Israel, and Zechariah his sonbecameking in his place.