Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
|Overview - 2 Kings 14|
| 1 ||Amaziah's good reign. |
| 5 ||His justice on the murderers of his father. |
| 7 ||His victory over Edom. |
| 8 ||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. |
2 Kings 14:22 (King James Version)
He built Elath, and restored it to Judah, after that the king slept with his fathers.
- 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