And the remnant of the sodomites, which remained in the days of his fatherAsa, he took out of the land.47
There was then no king in Edom: a deputy was king.48Jehoshaphatmadeaships of Tharshish to go to Ophir for gold: but they went not; for the ships were broken at Eziongeber.49
Then saidAhaziah the son of Ahab unto Jehoshaphat, Let my servantsgo with thy servants in the ships. But Jehoshaphatwould not.
And Jehoshaphatslept with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the city of David his father: and Jehoram his sonreigned in his stead.
51Ahaziah the son of Ahab began to reign over Israel in Samaria the seventeenthyear of Jehoshaphatking of Judah, and reigned two years over Israel.52
And he didevil in the sight of the LORD, and walked in the way of his father, and in the way of his mother, and in the way of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin :
For he servedBaal, and worshipped him, and provoked to anger the LORDGod of Israel, according to all that his father had done .