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2 Kings 15

GNT 1 In the twenty-seventh year of the reign of King Jeroboam II of Israel, Uzziah son of Amaziah became king of Judah NIV 1 In the twenty-seventh year of Jeroboam king of Israel, Azariah son of Amaziah king of Judah began to reign. GNT 2 at the age of sixteen, and he ruled in Jerusalem for fifty-two years. His mother was Jecoliah from Jerusalem. NIV 2 He was sixteen years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem fifty-two years. His mother’s name was Jekoliah; she was from Jerusalem. GNT 3 Following the example of his father, he did what was pleasing to the Lord. NIV 3 He did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, just as his father Amaziah had done. GNT 4 But the pagan places of worship were not destroyed, and the people continued to offer sacrifices and burn incense there. NIV 4 The high places, however, were not removed; the people continued to offer sacrifices and burn incense there. GNT 5 The Lord struck Uzziah with a dreaded skin disease that stayed with him the rest of his life. He lived in a separate house, relieved of all duties, while his son Jotham governed the country. NIV 5 The LORD afflicted the king with leprosy until the day he died, and he lived in a separate house. Jotham the king’s son had charge of the palace and governed the people of the land. GNT 6 Everything else that Uzziah did is recorded in [The History of the Kings of Judah.] NIV 6 As for the other events of Azariah’s reign, and all he did, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Judah? GNT 7 Uzziah died and was buried in the royal burial ground in David's City, and his son Jotham succeeded him as king. NIV 7 Azariah rested with his ancestors and was buried near them in the City of David. And Jotham his son succeeded him as king. GNT 8 In the thirty-eighth year of the reign of King Uzziah of Judah, Zechariah son of Jeroboam II became king of Israel, and he ruled in Samaria for six months. NIV 8 In the thirty-eighth year of Azariah king of Judah, Zechariah son of Jeroboam became king of Israel in Samaria, and he reigned six months. GNT 9 He, like his predecessors, sinned against the Lord. He followed the wicked example of King Jeroboam son of Nebat, who led Israel into sin. NIV 9 He did evil in the eyes of the LORD, as his predecessors had done. He did not turn away from the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, which he had caused Israel to commit. GNT 10 Shallum son of Jabesh conspired against King Zechariah, assassinated him at Ibleam, and succeeded him as king. NIV 10 Shallum son of Jabesh conspired against Zechariah. He attacked him in front of the people, assassinated him and succeeded him as king. GNT 11 Everything else that Zechariah did is recorded in [The History of the Kings of Israel.] NIV 11 The other events of Zechariah’s reign are written in the book of the annals of the kings of Israel. GNT 12 So the promise was fulfilled which the Lord had made to King Jehu: "Your descendants down to the fourth generation will be kings of Israel." NIV 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.” GNT 13 In the thirty-ninth year of the reign of King Uzziah of Judah, Shallum son of Jabesh became king of Israel, and he ruled in Samaria for one month. NIV 13 Shallum son of Jabesh became king in the thirty-ninth year of Uzziah king of Judah, and he reigned in Samaria one month. GNT 14 Menahem son of Gadi went from Tirzah to Samaria, assassinated Shallum, and succeeded him as king. NIV 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. GNT 15 Everything else that Shallum did, including an account of his conspiracy, is recorded in [The History of the Kings of Israel.] NIV 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. GNT 16 As Menahem was on his way from Tirzah, he completely destroyed the city of Tappuah, its inhabitants, and the surrounding territory, because the city did not surrender to him. He even ripped open the bellies of all the pregnant women. NIV 16 At that time Menahem, starting out from Tirzah, attacked Tiphsah and everyone in the city and its vicinity, because they refused to open their gates. He sacked Tiphsah and ripped open all the pregnant women. GNT 17 In the thirty-ninth year of the reign of King Uzziah of Judah, Menahem son of Gadi became king of Israel, and he ruled in Samaria for ten years. NIV 17 In the thirty-ninth year of Azariah king of Judah, Menahem son of Gadi became king of Israel, and he reigned in Samaria ten years. GNT 18 He sinned against the Lord, for until the day of his death he followed the wicked example of King Jeroboam son of Nebat, who led Israel into sin. NIV 18 He did evil in the eyes of the LORD. During his entire reign he did not turn away from the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, which he had caused Israel to commit. GNT 19 Tiglath Pileser, the emperor of Assyria, invaded Israel, and Menahem gave him thirty-eight tons of silver to gain his support in strengthening Menahem's power over the country. NIV 19 Then Pul king of Assyria invaded the land, and Menahem gave him a thousand talents of silver to gain his support and strengthen his own hold on the kingdom. GNT 20 Menahem got the money from the rich men of Israel by forcing each one to contribute fifty pieces of silver. So Tiglath Pileser went back to his own country. NIV 20 Menahem exacted this money from Israel. Every wealthy person had to contribute fifty shekels of silver to be given to the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria withdrew and stayed in the land no longer. GNT 21 Everything else that Menahem did is recorded in [The History of the Kings of Israel.] NIV 21 As for the other events of Menahem’s reign, and all he did, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Israel? GNT 22 He died and was buried, and his son Pekahiah succeeded him as king. NIV 22 Menahem rested with his ancestors. And Pekahiah his son succeeded him as king. GNT 23 In the fiftieth year of the reign of King Uzziah of Judah, Pekahiah son of Menahem became king of Israel, and he ruled in Samaria for two years. NIV 23 In the fiftieth year of Azariah king of Judah, Pekahiah son of Menahem became king of Israel in Samaria, and he reigned two years. GNT 24 He sinned against the Lord, following the wicked example of King Jeroboam son of Nebat, who led Israel into sin. NIV 24 Pekahiah did evil in the eyes of the LORD. He did not turn away from the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, which he had caused Israel to commit. GNT 25 An officer of Pekahiah's forces, Pekah son of Remaliah, plotted with fifty men from Gilead, assassinated Pekahiah in the palace's inner fortress in Samaria, and succeeded him as king. NIV 25 One of his chief officers, Pekah son of Remaliah, conspired against him. Taking fifty men of Gilead with him, he assassinated Pekahiah, along with Argob and Arieh, in the citadel of the royal palace at Samaria. So Pekah killed Pekahiah and succeeded him as king. GNT 26 Everything else that Pekahiah did is recorded in [The History of the Kings of Israel.] NIV 26 The other events of Pekahiah’s reign, and all he did, are written in the book of the annals of the kings of Israel. GNT 27 In the fifty-second year of the reign of King Uzziah of Judah, Pekah son of Remaliah became king of Israel, and he ruled in Samaria for twenty years. NIV 27 In the fifty-second year of Azariah king of Judah, Pekah son of Remaliah became king of Israel in Samaria, and he reigned twenty years. GNT 28 He sinned against the Lord, following the wicked example of King Jeroboam son of Nebat, who led Israel into sin. NIV 28 He did evil in the eyes of the LORD. He did not turn away from the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, which he had caused Israel to commit. GNT 29 It was while Pekah was king that Tiglath Pileser, the emperor of Assyria, captured the cities of Ijon, Abel Beth Maacah, Janoah, Kedesh, and Hazor, and the territories of Gilead, Galilee, and Naphtali, and took the people to Assyria as prisoners. NIV 29 In the time of Pekah king of Israel, Tiglath-Pileser king of Assyria came and took Ijon, Abel Beth Maakah, Janoah, Kedesh and Hazor. He took Gilead and Galilee, including all the land of Naphtali, and deported the people to Assyria. GNT 30 In the twentieth year of the reign of Jotham son of Uzziah as king of Judah, Hoshea son of Elah plotted against King Pekah, assassinated him, and succeeded him as king. NIV 30 Then Hoshea son of Elah conspired against Pekah son of Remaliah. He attacked and assassinated him, and then succeeded him as king in the twentieth year of Jotham son of Uzziah. GNT 31 Everything else that Pekah did is recorded in [The History of the Kings of Israel.] NIV 31 As for the other events of Pekah’s reign, and all he did, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Israel? GNT 32 In the second year of the reign of Pekah son of Remaliah as king of Israel, Jotham son of Uzziah became king of Judah NIV 32 In the second year of Pekah son of Remaliah king of Israel, Jotham son of Uzziah king of Judah began to reign. GNT 33 at the age of twenty-five, and he ruled in Jerusalem for sixteen years. His mother was Jerusha, the daughter of Zadok. NIV 33 He was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem sixteen years. His mother’s name was Jerusha daughter of Zadok. GNT 34 Following the example of his father Uzziah, Jotham did what was pleasing to the Lord. NIV 34 He did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, just as his father Uzziah had done. GNT 35 But the pagan places of worship were not destroyed, and the people continued to offer sacrifices and burn incense there. It was Jotham who built the North Gate of the Temple. NIV 35 The high places, however, were not removed; the people continued to offer sacrifices and burn incense there. Jotham rebuilt the Upper Gate of the temple of the LORD. GNT 36 Everything else that Jotham did is recorded in [The History of the Kings of Judah.] NIV 36 As for the other events of Jotham’s reign, and what he did, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Judah? GNT 37 It was while he was king that the Lord first sent King Rezin of Syria and King Pekah of Israel to attack Judah. NIV 37 (In those days the LORD began to send Rezin king of Aram and Pekah son of Remaliah against Judah.) GNT 38 Jotham died and was buried in the royal tombs in David's City, and his son Ahaz succeeded him as king. NIV 38 Jotham rested with his ancestors and was buried with them in the City of David, the city of his father. And Ahaz his son succeeded him as king.

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