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2 Kings 8:14-24

RSV 14 Then he departed from Eli'sha, and came to his master, who said to him, "What did Eli'sha say to you?" And he answered, "He told me that you would certainly recover." NIV 14 Then Hazael left Elisha and returned to his master. When Ben-Hadad asked, "What did Elisha say to you?" Hazael replied, "He told me that you would certainly recover." RSV 15 But on the morrow he took the coverlet and dipped it in water and spread it over his face, till he died. And Haz'ael became king in his stead. NIV 15 But the next day he took a thick cloth, soaked it in water and spread it over the king's face, so that he died. Then Hazael succeeded him as king. RSV 16 In the fifth year of Joram the son of Ahab, king of Israel, Jeho'ram the son of Jehosh'aphat, king of Judah, began to reign. NIV 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. RSV 17 He was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem. NIV 17 He was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years. RSV 18 And he walked in the way of the kings of Israel, as the house of Ahab had done, for the daughter of Ahab was his wife. And he did what was evil in the sight of the LORD. NIV 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. RSV 19 Yet the LORD would not destroy Judah, for the sake of David his servant, since he promised to give a lamp to him and to his sons for ever. NIV 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. RSV 20 In his days Edom revolted from the rule of Judah, and set up a king of their own. NIV 20 In the time of Jehoram, Edom rebelled against Judah and set up its own king. RSV 21 Then Joram passed over to Za'ir with all his chariots, and rose by night, and he and his chariot commanders smote the E'domites who had surrounded him; but his army fled home. NIV 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. RSV 22 So Edom revolted from the rule of Judah to this day. Then Libnah revolted at the same time. NIV 22 To this day Edom has been in rebellion against Judah. Libnah revolted at the same time. RSV 23 Now the rest of the acts of Joram, and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah? NIV 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? RSV 24 So Joram slept with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the city of David; and Ahazi'ah his son reigned in his stead. NIV 24 Jehoram rested with his fathers and was buried with them in the City of David. And Ahaziah his son succeeded him as king.