2 Kings 23:31 GNT

31 Joahaz was twenty-three years old when he became king of Judah, and he ruled in Jerusalem for three months. His mother was Hamutal, the daughter of Jeremiah from the city of Libnah.

Study tools for 2 Kings 23:31

  • 1 23:4 - 23.4-6 2 K 21.3; 2 Ch 33.3.
  • 2 23:10 - 23.10 a Jr 7.31; 19.1-6; 32.35; b Lv 18.21.
  • 3 23:12 - 23.12 2 K 21.5; 2 Ch 33.5.
  • 4 23:13 - 23.13 1 K 11.7.
  • 5 23:15 - 23.15 1 K 12.33.
  • 6 23:16 - 23.16 1 K 13.2.
  • 7 23:17 - 23.17 1 K 13.30-32.
  • 8 23:34 - 23.34 Jr 22.11, 12.
  • 9 23:36 - 23.36 Jr 22.18, 19; 26.1-6; 35.1-19.
  • a 23:5 - [Some ancient translations] to offer sacrifices; [Hebrew] and he offered sacrifices.
  • b 23:7 - temple prostitutes: [Men and women who practiced prostitution in the worship of fertility gods.]
  • c 23:12 - [Probable text] smashed . . . to bits; [Hebrew unclear.]
  • d 23:13 - mount of olives: [Hebrew here refers to it as "Mount of Destruction" or "Mount of Sin."]
  • e 23:15 - [One ancient translation] broke its stones into pieces; [Hebrew] burned the altar.
  • f 23:16 - [One ancient translation] during the festival . . . the prophet; [Hebrew does not have these words.]