1 Kings 16:12

12 Thus did Zimri destroy all the house of Baasha, according to the word of the LORD, which he spake against Baasha by[a] Jehu the prophet,

1 Kings 16:12 Meaning and Commentary

1 Kings 16:12

Thus did Zimri destroy all the house of Baasha, according to
the word of the Lord, which he spoke against Baasha by Jehu the
prophet.
] That not only his posterity, but all any way related to him, should be cut off; yea, it seems to have been carried further, even to all that were in any connection with him in point of friendship, see ( 1 Kings 16:3 ) .

1 Kings 16:12 In-Context

10 And Zimri went in and smote him, and killed him, in the twenty and seventh year of Asa king of Judah, and reigned in his stead.
11 And it came to pass, when he began to reign, as soon as he sat on his throne, that he slew all the house of Baasha: he left him not one that pisseth against a wall, neither of his kinsfolks, nor of his friends.
12 Thus did Zimri destroy all the house of Baasha, according to the word of the LORD, which he spake against Baasha by Jehu the prophet,
13 For all the sins of Baasha, and the sins of Elah his son, by which they sinned, and by which they made Israel to sin, in provoking the LORD God of Israel to anger with their vanities.
14 Now the rest of the acts of Elah, and all that he did, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. by: Heb. by the hand of