2 Kings 8:20

20 In the time of Jehoram, Edom rebelled against Judah and set up its own king.

Read 2 Kings 8:20 Using Other Translations

In his days Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and made a king over themselves.
In his days Edom revolted from the rule of Judah and set up a king of their own.
During Jehoram’s reign, the Edomites revolted against Judah and crowned their own king.

What does 2 Kings 8:20 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Kings 8:20

In his days Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah
Who had been tributary to Judah ever since the times of David, for the space of one hundred and fifty years:

and made a king over themselves;
for though they are said to have kings, those were only deputy kings, as in ( 1 Kings 22:47 ) and now the prediction of Isaac began to be accomplished, ( Genesis 27:40 ) .

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