Parallel Bible results for 2 Kings 8:16-24

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2 Kings 8:16-24

NLT 16 Jehoram son of King Jehoshaphat of Judah began to rule over Judah in the fifth year of the reign of Joram son of Ahab, king of Israel. 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. NLT 17 Jehoram was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years. NIV 17 He was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years. NLT 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 ’s sight. 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. NLT 19 But the did not want to destroy Judah, for he had promised his servant David that his descendants would continue to rule, shining like a lamp forever. 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. NLT 20 During Jehoram’s reign, the Edomites revolted against Judah and crowned their own king. NIV 20 In the time of Jehoram, Edom rebelled against Judah and set up its own king. NLT 21 So Jehoram went with all his chariots to attack the town of Zair. The Edomites surrounded him and his chariot commanders, but he went out at night and attacked them under cover of darkness. But Jehoram’s army deserted him and fled to their homes. 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. NLT 22 So Edom has been independent from Judah to this day. The town of Libnah also revolted about that same time. NIV 22 To this day Edom has been in rebellion against Judah. Libnah revolted at the same time. NLT 23 The rest of the events in Jehoram’s reign and everything he did are recorded in 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? NLT 24 When Jehoram died, he was buried with his ancestors in the City of David. Then his son Ahaziah became the next king. 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.