2 Kings 15:13

Shallum King of Israel

13 Shallum son of Jabesh became king in the thirty-ninth year of Uzziah king of Judah, and he reigned in Samaria one month.

2 Kings 15:13 in Other Translations

KJV
13 Shallum the son of Jabesh began to reign in the nine and thirtieth year of Uzziah king of Judah; and he reigned a full month in Samaria.
ESV
13 Shallum the son of Jabesh began to reign in the thirty-ninth year of Uzziah king of Judah, and he reigned one month in Samaria.
NLT
13 Shallum son of Jabesh began to rule over Israel in the thirty-ninth year of King Uzziah’s reign in Judah. Shallum reigned in Samaria only one month.
MSG
13 Shallum son of Jabesh became king in the thirty-ninth year of Azariah king of Judah. He was king in Samaria for only a month.
CSB
13 In the thirty-ninth year of Judah's King Uzziah, Shallum son of Jabesh became king; he reigned in Samaria a full month.

2 Kings 15:13 Meaning and Commentary

2 Kings 15:13

Shallum the son of Jabesh began to reign in the nine and
thirtieth year of Uzziah king of Judah
The same with Azariah: he is sometimes called by one name, and sometimes by the other, see ( 2 Kings 14:21 ) ,

and he reigned a full month in Samaria:
and no longer; so soon were the conspiracy against his sovereign, and the murder of him, punished.

2 Kings 15:13 In-Context

11 The other events of Zechariah’s reign are written in the book of the annals of the kings of Israel.
12 So the word of the LORD spoken to Jehu was fulfilled: “Your descendants will sit on the throne of Israel to the fourth generation.”
13 Shallum son of Jabesh became king in the thirty-ninth year of Uzziah king of Judah, and he reigned in Samaria one month.
14 Then Menahem son of Gadi went from Tirzah up to Samaria. He attacked Shallum son of Jabesh in Samaria, assassinated him and succeeded him as king.
15 The other events of Shallum’s reign, and the conspiracy he led, are written in the book of the annals of the kings of Israel.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S 1 Kings 13:32; ver 1,8