Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
|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. |
|25 ||His reign. |
|27 ||He is slain by conspiracy. |
2 Chronicles 25:3 (King James Version)
Now it came to pass, when the kingdom was established to him, that he slew his servants that had killed the king his father.
- M. 3166. B.C. 838. Now it came.
- 2 Kings 14:5-22
- established to him
- Hebrew confirmed upon him. he slew.
- 2 Chronicles 24:25 2 Chronicles 24:26 Genesis 9:5 Genesis 9:6 ; Exodus 21:14 ; Numbers 35:31-33
- No doubt those wicked men, Jozachar and Jehozabad, who murdered his father, had considerable influence; and therefore he found it dangerous to bring them to justice, till he was assured of the loyalty of his other officers: when this was clear, he called them to an account, and justly put them to death for treason and murder; for, if even these conspirators against Joash intended to avenge upon him the death of Zechariah, they acted without a commission from that God "to whom vengeance belongeth."