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2 Kings 14:22

Overview - 2 Kings 14
Amaziah's good reign.
His justice on the murderers of his father.
His victory over Edom.
Amaziah, provoking Jehoash, is overcome and spoiled.
15 Jeroboam succeeds Jehoash.
17 Amaziah slain by a conspiracy.
21 Azariah succeeds him.
23 Jeroboam's wicked reign.
28 Zachariah succeeds him.
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2 Kings 14:22  (King James Version)
He built Elath, and restored it to Judah, after that the king slept with his fathers.
 


Elath
Elath, the la or Elana of the Greek and Roman writers, was a celebrated port situated at the extremity of the eastern branch of the Red Sea, hence called the Elanitic Gulf, ten miles east from Petra, according to Eusebius, and 150 ; Roman miles from Gaza, according to Pliny, but 2 Kings 14:1 2 Kings 14:260 ; stadia, or 157 ; miles, according to Strabo and Marcianus Herecleota. It is now called Akaba, and is nothing but a tower or castle, surrounded by a large grove of date trees, the residence of a governor, dependent on him of Grand Cairo.
16:6 Deuteronomy 2:8 ; 1 Kings 9:26 ; 2 Chronicles 26:2

Eloth
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