In his days Edom revolted from the 1rule of Judah and set up a king of their own.
Then Jehoram passed over with his commanders and all his chariots, and he rose by night and struck the Edomites who had surrounded him and his chariot commanders.
So Edom revolted from 2the rule of Judah to this day. At that time Libnah also revolted from his rule, because he had forsaken the LORD, the God of his fathers.
Moreover, he made high places in the hill country of Judah and led the inhabitants of Jerusalem 3into whoredom and made Judah go astray.
And a letter came to him from Elijah the prophet, saying, "Thus says the LORD, the God of David your father, 4'Because you have not walked in the ways of Jehoshaphat your father, or 5in the ways of Asa king of Judah,
6but have walked in the way of the kings of Israel and have enticed Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem 7into whoredom, 8as the house of Ahab led Israel into whoredom, and also you 9have killed your brothers, of your father's house, who were better than yourself,
behold, the LORD will bring a great plague on your people, your children, your wives, and all your possessions,
and you yourself will have a severe sickness 10with a disease of your bowels, until your bowels come out because of the disease, day by day.'"