2 Kings 1:1

Elijah Denounces Ahaziah

1 1After the death of Ahab, Moab 2rebelled against Israel.

2 Kings 1:1 Meaning and Commentary

2 Kings 1:1

Then Moab rebelled against Israel after the death of Ahab.
] Which had been in subjection to them from the times of David, ( 2 Samuel 8:2 ) refusing to pay a tribute as they had done; taking advantage of Ahab's ill success with the king of Syria, and of his death, and the condition and circumstances of his successor.

2 Kings 1:1 In-Context

1 After the death of Ahab, Moab rebelled against Israel.
2 Now Ahaziah fell through the lattice in his upper chamber in Samaria, and lay sick; so he sent messengers, telling them, "Go, inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, whether I shall recover from this sickness."
3 But the angel of the LORD said to Elijah the Tishbite, "Arise, go up to meet the messengers of the king of Samaria, and say to them, 'Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are going to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron?
4 Now therefore thus says the LORD, You shall not come down from the bed to which you have gone up, but you shall surely die.'" So Elijah went.
5 The messengers returned to the king, and he said to them, "Why have you returned?"

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