|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 25:6 (King James Version)
He hired also an hundred thousand mighty men of valour out of Israel for an hundred talents of silver.
- an hundred talents of silver
- Estimating the shekel at 2s
- 6d., and the talent, being 2 Chronicles 25:3 2 Chronicles 25:000 ; shekels, (see Exodus 38:25 ,26,) at 375., one hundred talents would amount to 37,500.; which, divided among Exodus 38:100 Exodus 38:000 ; men, quotes only 7s
- 6d.; hence we may suppose, that this was only an earnest of their pay, or that they expected to be enriched by the plunder of the Edomites.