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2 Chronicles 24:22

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.”

Read 2 Chronicles 24:22 Using Other Translations

Thus Joash the king remembered not the kindness which Jehoiada his father had done to him, but slew his son. And when he died, he said, The LORD look upon it, and require it.
Thus Joash the king did not remember the kindness that Jehoiada, Zechariah's father, had shown him, but killed his son. And when he was dying, he said, "May the LORD see and avenge!"
That was how King Joash repaid Jehoiada for his loyalty—by killing his son. Zechariah’s last words as he died were, “May the LORD see what they are doing and avenge my death!”

What does 2 Chronicles 24:22 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Chronicles 24:22

Thus Joash the king remembered not the kindness which Jehoiada
his father had done to him
In preserving him in his infancy, and nourishing him; in settling him on the throne, and assisting him with his advice and counsel:

but slew his son;
who also assisted at his coronation, and with his father and brethren anointed him king, as is probable, ( 2 Chronicles 23:11 ) ,

and when he died, he said, the Lord look upon it, and requite it;
meaning his blood; this he said, not from a private spirit of revenge, but with a view to the glory of divine justice, and which he delivered not as a wish, or by way of imprecation, that so it might be, but as a prophecy that so it would be.

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