|Overview - 2 Chronicles 25|
|1||Amaziah begins to reign well.|
|3||He executes justice on the traitors.|
|5||Having hired an army of Israelites against the Edomites, at the word of a prophet dismisses them.|
|11||He overthrows the Edomites.|
|13||The Israelites, discontented with their dismission, spoil as they return home.|
|14||Amaziah, proud of his victory, serves the gods of Edom, and despises the admonitions of the prophet.|
|17||He provokes Joash to his overthrow.|
|27||He is slain by conspiracy.|
2 Chronicles 25:13 (King James Version)
But the soldiers of the army which Amaziah sent back, that they should not go with him to battle, fell upon the cities of Judah, from Samaria even unto Bethhoron, and smote three thousand of them, and took much spoil.
- soldiers of the army
- Hebrew sons of the band.
- fell upon the cities
- These Israelites seem to have returned home, when discharged by Amaziah, whose powerful army deterred them from attempting revenge at that time; but when he was engaged in war with the Edomites, they marched from Samaria, and plundered all the cities till they came to Beth-horon, where they slew 2 Chronicles 25:3 2 Chronicles 25:000 ; of the inhabitants.
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