2 Chronicles 25:1-4 NIV

Amaziah King of Judah

25:1-4pp -- 2Ki 14:1-6 25:11-12pp -- 2Ki 14:7 25:17-28pp -- 2Ki 14:8-20

1 Amaziah was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem twenty-nine years. His mother's name was Jehoaddina; she was from Jerusalem.

References for 2 Chronicles 25:1

    • a 25:1 - Hebrew "Jehoaddan," a variant of "Jehoaddin"
      2 He did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, but not wholeheartedly.1

      References for 2 Chronicles 25:2

      3 After the kingdom was firmly in his control, he executed the officials who had murdered his father the king.
      4 Yet he did not put their sons to death, but acted in accordance with what is written in the Law, in the Book of Moses,2 where the LORD commanded: "Fathers shall not be put to death for their children, nor children put to death for their fathers; each is to die for his own sins."b3

      References for 2 Chronicles 25:4