|Overview - 2 Kings 10|
|1||Jehu, by his letters, causes seventy of Ahab's children to be beheaded.|
|8||He excuses the fact by the prophecy of Elijah.|
|12||At the shearing house he slays two and forty of Ahaziah's brethren.|
|15||He takes Jehonadab into his company.|
|18||By subtilty he destroys all the worshippers of Baal.|
|29||Jehu follows Jeroboam's sins.|
|32||Hazael oppresses Israel.|
|34||Jehoahaz succeeds Jehu.|
2 Kings 10:27 (King James Version)
And they brake down the image of Baal, and brake down the house of Baal, and made it a draught house unto this day.
- brake down the image
- 18:4 23:7-14 Leviticus 26:30 ; Deuteronomy 7:5 Deuteronomy 7:25 ; 1 Kings 16:32 ; 2 Chronicles 34:3-7
- made it a draught house
- This was an ancient mode of degradation, which still continues in the East; and we are informed, that Abbas the Great, king of Persia, having conquered Bagdad, treated the tomb of Hanifah, one of the fathers of the church among the Turks, in a similar manner.
- Ezra 6:11 ; Daniel 2:5 ; 3:29