|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 25:3 (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."