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2 Kings 8:16-24 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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16 Jehoram son of King Jehoshaphat of Judah began to rule over Judah in the fifth year of King Joram's reign in Israel. Joram was the son of Ahab. 16 In the fifth year of Joram son of Ahab king of Israel, when Jehoshaphat was king of Judah, Jehoram son of Jehoshaphat began his reign as king of Judah.
17 Jehoram was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years. 17 He was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years.
18 But Jehoram followed the example of the kings of Israel and was as wicked as King Ahab, for he had married one of Ahab's daughters. So Jehoram did what was evil in the LORD's sight. 18 He walked in the ways of the kings of Israel, as the house of Ahab had done, for he married a daughter of Ahab. He did evil in the eyes of the LORD.
19 But the LORD was not willing to destroy Judah, for he had made a covenant with David and promised that his descendants would continue to rule forever. 19 Nevertheless, for the sake of his servant David, the LORD was not willing to destroy Judah. He had promised to maintain a lamp for David and his descendants forever.
20 During Jehoram's reign, the Edomites revolted against Judah and crowned their own king. 20 In the time of Jehoram, Edom rebelled against Judah and set up its own king.
21 So Jehoram went with all his chariots to attack the town of Zair. The Edomites surrounded him and his charioteers, but he escaped at night under cover of darkness. Jehoram's army, however, deserted him and fled. 21 So Jehoram went to Zair with all his chariots. The Edomites surrounded him and his chariot commanders, but he rose up and broke through by night; his army, however, fled back home.
22 Edom has been independent from Judah to this day. The town of Libnah revolted about that same time. 22 To this day Edom has been in rebellion against Judah. Libnah revolted at the same time.
23 The rest of the events in Jehoram's reign and all his deeds are recorded in The Book of the History of the Kings of Judah. 23 As for the other events of Jehoram's reign, and all he did, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Judah?
24 When Jehoram died, he was buried with his ancestors in the City of David. Then his son Ahaziah became the next king. 24 Jehoram rested with his fathers and was buried with them in the City of David. And Ahaziah his son succeeded him as king.