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2 Chronicles 24:15-25

NRS 15 But Jehoiada grew old and full of days, and died; he was one hundred thirty years old at his death. NIV 15 Now Jehoiada was old and full of years, and he died at the age of a hundred and thirty. NRS 16 And they buried him in the city of David among the kings, because he had done good in Israel, and for God and his house. NIV 16 He was buried with the kings in the City of David, because of the good he had done in Israel for God and his temple. NRS 17 Now after the death of Jehoiada the officials of Judah came and did obeisance to the king; then the king listened to them. NIV 17 After the death of Jehoiada, the officials of Judah came and paid homage to the king, and he listened to them. NRS 18 They abandoned the house of the Lord, the God of their ancestors, and served the sacred poles and the idols. And wrath came upon Judah and Jerusalem for this guilt of theirs. NIV 18 They abandoned the temple of the LORD, the God of their fathers, and worshiped Asherah poles and idols. Because of their guilt, God's anger came upon Judah and Jerusalem. NRS 19 Yet he sent prophets among them to bring them back to the Lord; they testified against them, but they would not listen. NIV 19 Although the LORD sent prophets to the people to bring them back to him, and though they testified against them, they would not listen. NRS 20 Then the spirit of God took possession of Zechariah son of the priest Jehoiada; he stood above the people and said to them, "Thus says God: Why do you transgress the commandments of the Lord, so that you cannot prosper? Because you have forsaken the Lord, he has also forsaken you." NIV 20 Then the Spirit of God came upon Zechariah son of Jehoiada the priest. He stood before the people and said, "This is what God says: 'Why do you disobey the LORD's commands? You will not prosper. Because you have forsaken the LORD, he has forsaken you.' " NRS 21 But they conspired against him, and by command of the king they stoned him to death in the court of the house of the Lord. NIV 21 But they plotted against him, and by order of the king they stoned him to death in the courtyard of the LORD's temple. NRS 22 King Joash did not remember the kindness that Jehoiada, Zechariah's father, had shown him, but killed his son. As he was dying, he said, "May the Lord see and avenge!" NIV 22 King Joash did not remember the kindness Zechariah's father Jehoiada had shown him but killed his son, who said as he lay dying, "May the LORD see this and call you to account." NRS 23 At the end of the year the army of Aram came up against Joash. They came to Judah and Jerusalem, and destroyed all the officials of the people from among them, and sent all the booty they took to the king of Damascus. NIV 23 At the turn of the year, the army of Aram marched against Joash; it invaded Judah and Jerusalem and killed all the leaders of the people. They sent all the plunder to their king in Damascus. NRS 24 Although the army of Aram had come with few men, the Lord delivered into their hand a very great army, because they had abandoned the Lord, the God of their ancestors. Thus they executed judgment on Joash. NIV 24 Although the Aramean army had come with only a few men, the LORD delivered into their hands a much larger army. Because Judah had forsaken the LORD, the God of their fathers, judgment was executed on Joash. NRS 25 When they had withdrawn, leaving him severely wounded, his servants conspired against him because of the blood of the son of the priest Jehoiada, and they killed him on his bed. So he died; and they buried him in the city of David, but they did not bury him in the tombs of the kings. NIV 25 When the Arameans withdrew, they left Joash severely wounded. His officials conspired against him for murdering the son of Jehoiada the priest, and they killed him in his bed. So he died and was buried in the City of David, but not in the tombs of the kings.