2 Kings 9:14-29 NAS

Jehoram (Joram) Is Assassinated

14 So Jehu the son of Jehoshaphat the son of Nimshi conspired against Joram. 1Now Joram awith all Israel was bdefending Ramoth-gilead against * Hazael king of Aram,

References for 2 Kings 9:14

    • Ì 9:14 - Lit "he and"
    • Í 9:14 - Lit "keeping"
      15 but 2King cJoram had returned to Jezreel to be healed of the wounds which the Arameans had dinflicted on him when he fought with Hazael king of Aram. So Jehu said, "If this is your mind, then let no one escape or eleave * the city to go tell it in Jezreel."

      References for 2 Kings 9:15

        • Î 9:15 - Heb "Jehoram"
        • Ï 9:15 - Lit "struck"
        • Ð 9:15 - Lit "go out from"
          16 Then Jehu rode in a chariot and went to Jezreel, for Joram was lying there. 3Ahaziah king of Judah had come down to see Joram.

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          17 Now the watchman was standing on the tower in Jezreel and he saw the fcompany of Jehu as he came, and said, "I see a gcompany." And Joram said, "Take a horseman and send him to meet them and let him say, 'Is it peace?' "

          References for 2 Kings 9:17

            • Ñ 9:17 - Lit "multitude"
            • Ò 9:17 - Lit "multitude"
              18 So a horseman went to meet him and said, "Thus says the king, 'Is it peace?' " And Jehu said, "4What have you to do with peace? Turn behind * me." And the watchman hreported, "The messenger came to them, but he did not return."

              References for 2 Kings 9:18

                • Ó 9:18 - Lit "told, saying"
                  19 Then he sent out a second horseman, who came to them and said, "Thus says the king, 'Is it peace?' " And Jehu ianswered, "What have you to do with peace? Turn behind * me."

                  References for 2 Kings 9:19

                    • Ô 9:19 - Lit "said"
                      20 The watchman jreported, "He came even to them, and he did not return; and 5the driving is like the driving of 6Jehu the son of Nimshi, for he drives furiously."

                      References for 2 Kings 9:20

                        • Õ 9:20 - Lit "told, saying"
                          21 Then kJoram said, "lGet ready." And they made his chariot ready. m7Joram king of Israel and Ahaziah king of Judah went out, each in his chariot, and they went out to meet Jehu and found him in the n8property of Naboth the Jezreelite.

                          References for 2 Kings 9:21

                            • Ö 9:21 - Heb "Jehoram"
                            • × 9:21 - Lit "Yoke the chariot"
                            • Ø 9:21 - Heb "Jehoram"
                            • Ù 9:21 - Lit "portion"
                              22 When oJoram saw Jehu, he said, "Is it peace, Jehu?" And he panswered, "What peace, 9so long as the harlotries of your mother Jezebel and her witchcrafts are so many?"

                              References for 2 Kings 9:22

                                • Ú 9:22 - Heb "Jehoram"
                                • Û 9:22 - Lit "said"
                                  23 So qJoram rreined * about * and fled and said to Ahaziah, "10There is treachery, O Ahaziah!"

                                  References for 2 Kings 9:23

                                    • Ü 9:23 - Heb "Jehoram"
                                    • Ý 9:23 - Lit "turned his hands"
                                      24 And 11Jehu sdrew his bow with his full strength and tshot uJoram between his arms; and the arrow went vthrough his heart and he sank in his chariot.

                                      References for 2 Kings 9:24

                                        • Þ 9:24 - Lit "filled his hand with the bow"
                                        • ß 9:24 - Lit "smote"
                                        • à 9:24 - Heb "Jehoram"
                                        • á 9:24 - Lit "out at"
                                          25 Then Jehu said to Bidkar his officer, "Take him up and 12cast him into the wproperty of the field of Naboth the Jezreelite, for I remember when xyou and I were riding together after Ahab his father, that the 13LORD laid this 14oracle against him:

                                          References for 2 Kings 9:25

                                            • â 9:25 - Lit "portion"
                                            • ã 9:25 - Lit "I and you"
                                              26 'Surely * 15I have seen yesterday the blood of Naboth and the blood of his sons,' says the LORD, 'and 16I will repay you in this yproperty,' says the LORD. Now then, take and cast him into the zproperty, according to the word of the LORD."

                                              References for 2 Kings 9:26

                                                • ä 9:26 - Lit "portion"
                                                • å 9:26 - Lit "portion"

                                                  Jehu Assassinates Ahaziah

                                                  27 17When Ahaziah the king of Judah saw this, he fled by the way of the garden house. And Jehu pursued him and said, "{Shoot him too, in the chariot." So they shot him at the ascent of Gur, which is at 18Ibleam. But he fled to Megiddo and died there.

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                                                  28 19Then his servants carried him in a chariot to Jerusalem and buried him in his grave with his fathers in the city of David.

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                                                  29 Now in 20the eleventh * year of Joram, the son of Ahab, Ahaziah became king over Judah.

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