Now the word of the LORDcame to 1Jehu the son of 2HananiagainstBaasha, saying,
2"Inasmuch as I 3exalted you from the dust and made you leaderover My peopleIsrael, and 4you have walked in the way of Jeroboam and have made My peopleIsraelsin, provoking Me to anger with their sins,
3behold, 5I will consume6Baasha and his house, and 7I will make your house like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat.
"8Anyone of Baasha who dies in the city the dogs will eat, and anyone of his who dies in the field the birds of the heavens will eat."
59Now the rest of the acts of Baasha and what he did and his might, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel?
And Baashaslept with his fathers and was buried in 10Tirzah, and Elah his sonbecameking in his place.
7Moreover, the word of the LORDthrough11the prophetJehu the son of HananialsocameagainstBaasha and his household, both because of all the evilwhich he did in the sight of the LORD, provoking Him to anger with 12the work of his hands, in being like the house of Jeroboam, and because13he struckait.
In the twenty-sixthyear of Asaking of Judah, Elah the son of BaashabecamekingoverIsrael at Tirzah, and reigned two years.
His servant14Zimri, commander of half his chariots, conspiredagainst him. Now he was at Tirzahdrinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, 15who was over the household at Tirzah.
Then Zimriwent in and struck him and put him to death in the twenty-seventhyear of Asaking of Judah, and becameking in his place.