2 Kings 11:12

Overview - 2 Kings 11
Jehoash, being saved by Jehosheba his aunt from Athaliah's massacre of the seed royal, is hid six years in the house of God.
Jehoiada, giving order to the captains, in the seventh year anoints him king.
13 Athaliah is slain.
17 Jehoiada restores the worship of God.
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2 Kings 11:12  (King James Version)
And he brought forth the king's son, and put the crown upon him, and gave him the testimony; and they made him king, and anointed him; and they clapped their hands, and said, God save the king.
 


he brought
2 Kings 11:2 2 Kings 11:4 ; 2 Chronicles 23:11

put the crown
2 Samuel 1:10 ; 12:30 Esther 2:17 ; 6:8 Psalms 21:3 ; 89:39 132:18 Matthew 27:29
Hebrews 2:9 ; Revelation 19:12

the testimony
Exodus 25:16 ; 31:18 Deuteronomy 17:18-20 ; Psalms 78:5 ; Isaiah 8:16 Isaiah 8:20

anointed him
9:3 1 Samuel 10:1 ; 16:13 2 Samuel 2:4 2 Samuel 2:7 ; 5:3 1 Kings 1:39 ; Lamentations 4:20 ; Acts 4:27
2 Corinthians 1:21 ; Hebrews 1:9

and they clapped
{Wyyakkoo kaph,} "they clapped the hand," which Mr. Harmer thinks was similar to the mode in which Oriental females express their respect for persons of high rank, by gently applying one of their hands to their mouth. So Pitts relates, that in some of the towns of Barbary, the leaders of the sacred caravan being received with loud acclamations, "the very women get upon the tops of the houses to view the parade, or fine show, where they keep striking their four fingers on their lips, as fast as they can, making a joyful noise all the while."
Psalms 47:1 ; 98:8 Isaiah 55:12

and said
1 Kings 1:34 ; Psalms 72:15-17 ; Daniel 3:9 ; 6:21 Matthew 21:9

God save the king
Hebrew Let the king live.
1 Samuel 10:24 ; 2 Samuel 16:16 ; *margins
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