And they came up into Judah, and brake into it, and carried away all the substance that was found in the king's house, and his sons also, and his wives; so that there was never a son left him, save Jehoahaz, the youngest of his sons.
And they came up against Judah and invaded it and carried away all the possessions they found that belonged to the king's house, and also his sons and his wives, so that no son was left to him except Jehoahaz, his youngest son.
And they came up into Judah, and brake into it
l In an hostile manner:
and carried away all the substance that was found in the
his gold, silver, and precious things, the rich furniture of his
palace; no mention is made of any other plunder in the city, or
the country; so that they seem to have had their principal eye to
the king's palace, and the spoil of that; being so directed by
the providence of God, who had stirred them up to do this as a
punishment of Jehoram:
and his sons also, and his wives;
these they also carried away, all but Athaliah, who hid herself;
he through his disease not being able to make any opposition, or
to get any forces together to withstand them: