2 Kings 14:23

Jeroboam II King of Israel

23 In the fifteenth year of Amaziah son of Joash king of Judah, Jeroboam son of Jehoash king of Israel became king in Samaria, and he reigned forty-one years.

Read 2 Kings 14:23 Using Other Translations

In the fifteenth year of Amaziah the son of Joash king of Judah Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel began to reign in Samaria, and reigned forty and one years.
In the fifteenth year of Amaziah the son of Joash, king of Judah, Jeroboam the son of Joash, king of Israel, began to reign in Samaria, and he reigned forty-one years.
Jeroboam II, the son of Jehoash, began to rule over Israel in the fifteenth year of King Amaziah’s reign in Judah. He reigned in Samaria forty-one years.

What does 2 Kings 14:23 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Kings 14:23

In the fifteenth year of Amaziah, the son of Joash king
of Judah, Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel began to reign
in Samaria
So that he reigned fourteen or fifteen years contemporary with him; for Amaziah reigned twenty nine years:

[and reigned] forty and one years;
Josephus says F9 forty, giving only the round number.


FOOTNOTES:

F9 Ut supra, (Antiqu. l. 9.) c. 10. sect. 1.
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