|Overview - 2 Kings 11|
|1||Jehoash, being saved by Jehosheba his aunt from Athaliah's massacre of the seed royal, is hid six years in the house of God.|
|4||Jehoiada, giving order to the captains, in the seventh year anoints him king.|
|13||Athaliah is slain.|
|17||Jehoiada restores the worship of God.|
2 Kings 11:10 (King James Version)
And to the captains over hundreds did the priest give king David's spears and shields, that were in the temple of the LORD.
- king David's spears
- Josephus states that, for fear of creating suspicion, they came unarmed, "and Jehoiada having opened the arsenal in the temple which David had prepared, he divided among the centurions, priests, and Levites, the spears (arrows), and quivers, and all other kinds of weapons which he found there."
- 1 Samuel 21:9 ; 2 Samuel 8:7 ; 1 Chronicles 26:26 1 Chronicles 26:27 ; 2 Chronicles 5:1 ; 2 Chronicles 23:9 2 Chronicles 23:10