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2 Chronicles 21:12-19 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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12 A letter came to him from the prophet Elijah, saying: "Thus says the Lord, the God of your father David: Because you have not walked in the ways of your father Jehoshaphat or in the ways of King Asa of Judah, 12 Jehoram received a letter from Elijah the prophet, which said: "This is what the LORD, the God of your father David, says: 'You have not walked in the ways of your father Jehoshaphat or of Asa king of Judah.
13 but have walked in the way of the kings of Israel, and have led Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem into unfaithfulness, as the house of Ahab led Israel into unfaithfulness, and because you also have killed your brothers, members of your father's house, who were better than yourself, 13 But you have walked in the ways of the kings of Israel, and you have led Judah and the people of Jerusalem to prostitute themselves, just as the house of Ahab did. You have also murdered your own brothers, members of your father's house, men who were better than you.
14 see, the Lord will bring a great plague on your people, your children, your wives, and all your possessions, 14 So now the LORD is about to strike your people, your sons, your wives and everything that is yours, with a heavy blow.
15 and you yourself will have a severe sickness with a disease of your bowels, until your bowels come out, day after day, because of the disease." 15 You yourself will be very ill with a lingering disease of the bowels, until the disease causes your bowels to come out.' "
16 The Lord aroused against Jehoram the anger of the Philistines and of the Arabs who are near the Ethiopians. 16 The LORD aroused against Jehoram the hostility of the Philistines and of the Arabs who lived near the Cushites.
17 They came up against Judah, invaded it, and carried away all the possessions they found that belonged to the king's house, along with his sons and his wives, so that no son was left to him except Jehoahaz, his youngest son. 17 They attacked Judah, invaded it and carried off all the goods found in the king's palace, together with his sons and wives. Not a son was left to him except Ahaziah, the youngest.
18 After all this the Lord struck him in his bowels with an incurable disease. 18 After all this, the LORD afflicted Jehoram with an incurable disease of the bowels.
19 In course of time, at the end of two years, his bowels came out because of the disease, and he died in great agony. His people made no fire in his honor, like the fires made for his ancestors. 19 In the course of time, at the end of the second year, his bowels came out because of the disease, and he died in great pain. His people made no fire in his honor, as they had for his fathers.