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2 Chronicles 25:3

Overview - 2 Chronicles 25
Amaziah begins to reign well.
He executes justice on the traitors.
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.
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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.
 


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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."
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