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the son of David in his kingdom, and the his God was with him and magnified him
all Israel, the
, and all the congregation with him, went to the for there was the tabernacle of of God, which Moses the servant of the made in the wilderness.
But the rk of God had David brought from the place had prepared or he had pitched a for it at Jerusalem.
Moreover the brazen altar that Bezleel the son of Uri, the son of had made, before the tabernacle of the Slomon and the congregation it.
And Slomon the brazen altar was the tabernacle of a thousand
what I shall give thee.
And Slomon said unto Godhou hast shown great mercy unto David my father, and hast made me in his stead.
ow God, let hy promise unto David my father be or hou hast made me ing over a people like the of the earth in multitude.
ive me wisdom and knowledge people that is great
God said to Slomon, ecause th in thine heart, and not riches, the of enemies, neither yet long lifeut hast asked wisdom and knowledge, judge y over I have made thee king
wisdom and knowledge thee and I will give thee riches
came from the that was at to Jerusalem from the tabernacle of and reigned .
And Slomon gathered chariots and horsemen he had a thousand and four hundred chariots and twelve thousand horsemen, he in the chariot cities and the king at Jerusalem.
And the king made silver and gold at Jerusalem as plenteous as stones, and edar trees as as the
out of Egypt a chariot for hundred ,
and a horse for hundred and nd so brought they all the kings of the
and the kings of Sria .
And Slomon determined to build a house for the name of the and a house for his kingdom
nd out and ten thousand men to bear burdens and thousand to hew in the mountain, and thousand and six hundred to oversee them.
And Slomon sent to Hiram king of sayingAs thou didst deal with David my father and didst send him to him a house to dwell , even so deal with me
I build a house the name of the my God, to it to morning and evening, on the and the new moon and the solemn of the our God ever Israel.
And the house which I build is great for great is our God above ods.
to burn sacrifice before im
end me now therefore a man to work in gold silver, brass are with me in Juda and Jerusalem, David my father
end me also edar trees, fir trees and lgum trees out of or I know thy servants skill to timber in . And , my shall be with
prepare me timber or the house which I build great and wonderful.
And behold, I thy servants the hewers timber twenty thousand of beaten wheat, and twenty of barley, and twenty thousand baths of wine, and twenty thousand baths of oil.
Hiram king of Tre answered in writing sent to Slomon: ecause the loveis people, e hath thee king over them.
Hiram said moreover: lessed be the God of Israel made heaven and earth, hath given David the king a wise and understanding, build a house for the and for his kingdom.
And now I have sent a man understanding Hirambi
the son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, his father was a ) to work in gold silver, , iron, stone, timber, thy father.
ow the wheat barley, oil and wine which my lord hath , let him send his
nd we will cut wood out of Lbanon, as much as thou shalt need and will bring it to thee by sea to and carry to Jerusalem.
And Slomon numbered all the strangers were in the land of Israel, the his father numbered themnd they were found a hundred and thousand and six hundred.
And he set thousand of them to burdens, and
thousand to in the mountain, three thousand and six hundred to set the
Slomon began to build the house of the at Jerusalem ount Moriah, the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.
And he began to build the second day of the second month the fourth year of his reign.
the house of God and the breadth twenty.
And the porch the the height was a hundred and twentynd he overlaid it with pure gold.
And the great house he with fir tree, overlaid with gold and palm trees and chains.
And he the house with precious was gold of .
e overlaid the house beams, posts, walls and doors with gold, and the walls.
And he made the most holy length was to the breadth of the house, and the thereof twenty cubitsnd he overlaid it with gold, to six hundred talents.
And the weight of the nails was fifty . And he overlaid the upper chambers with gold.
And in the most holy two of mage work and overlaid them with gold.
And the wings of the were twenty cubits long one wing was five cubits the wall of house, and the other wing was likewise five cubits the wing of the other herub.
And one wing of the other herub was five cubits, the wall of the house, and the other wing was five cubits , to the wing of the other herub.
he wings of the twenty cubitsnd they stood on their feet
he made before the house two pillars of thirty five cubits
, and put them on the heads of the pillars and made a hundred pomegranates and put on the chains.
And he up the pillars before the temple one on the right hand and on the left,
and called the
he made an altar of brass twenty cubits and twenty cubits and ten cubits .
he a sea of ten cubits from brim to brim, round in compass and five cubits did compass it round about
cast when it was cast
upon twelve oxen:
handbreadth, and the brim like the brim of a cup, with flowers of liliesnd received and held the thousand baths.
e made ten lavers and put five on the right hand and five on the left, to wash the sea was for the priests to wash in.
And he made ten candlesticks of gold their and them in the temple five on the right hand and five on left.
e made also ten tables and them in the temple five on the right side and five on the left. And he made a hundred of gold.
he made the court of the priests, and the great court and doors and overlaid the doors with .
And he set the sea the right side of the ast end toward the outh.
And Hiram made pots shovels and basins.And Hiram finished the work
were on the top of the pillars and the two wreaths to the two of the were on the top of the pillars
and four hundred pomegranates the two wreaths, two rows of pomegranates wreath to cover the two of the
twelve oxen under it.
of bright brass.
In the plain of Jordan did the king cast them, in the between Scoth and .
made all these vessels great abundance, the weight of brass could not be .
And Slomon made all the vessels that the house of God the golden altar and the tables the shwbread
the candlesticks with their lamps burn the manner before the , of pure gold
and the flowers and the lamps,
and the snuffers and the doors of the temple
all the work that Slomon made for the house of the was finished Slomon brought in among the treasure of the house of God.
Then Slomon the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes the children of , unto Jerusalem to bring the rk of the covenant of the out of the ity of David which is Zion.
all the men of Israel unto the king in the feast the seventh month.
And all the elders of Israel the Levites took up the rk.
And brought the rk and the tabernacle of , and all the holy vessels that were in the
and all the congregation of Israel were assembled unto him before the rk, sheep and , could not be told numbered for multitude.
And the priests brought the rk of the of the unto his place the of the lace even under the wings of the
the their wings over the place of the rk and covered the rk and staves .
And the staves of the rk
was nothing in the rk save the two tables which Moses put therein at Horeb, when the made a covenant with children of Israel they cme out of Egypt.
And when the priests come out of the holy place (for all the priests were sanctified did not wait by course)
the Levites the altar, and with them a hundred and priests
in praising and thanking the nd voice the trumpets cymbals and instruments of was filled with a cloud
so that the priests could not to minister by reason of the cloudor the glory of the
had filled the house of God.
habitation for hee and a place for ever.
And the king turned his face and blessed the whole congregation of Israel, and all the congregation of Israel stood.
And he saidlessed be the
people out of the land of Egypt, I chose no city among all the tribes of Israel to build house in, that y name might be there, neither chose I any man to be a ruler over y people Israel
ut I have chosen Jerusalemy name there, and have chosen David to be over y people Israel.
it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of the God of Israel
But the said to David my father: as it was in thine heart to build a house for y name, thou didst well that in thine heart.
Notwithstanding thou shalt not build the house but thy son shall out of thy loins, he shall build house y name.
of David my father and st on the of Israel, as the promised, and have built house for the name of the God of Israel.
And have put the rk wherein the covenant of the made with the children of Israel.
And he before the altar of the in the presence of all the congregation of Israel, and his hands
Slomon had made a razen of five cubits long and five cubits broad and three , and had set it in midst of the court upon he and kneeled down upon his knees before all the congregation of Israel and his hands heaven
and said God of Israel there is no God like hee heaven in earth, keepest covenant and shwest mercy unto hy servants walk before hee with all their
hast kept with David my father that hou him with hy mouth and hast fulfilled it with hine hand, as it is this day.
Now God of Israel keep with hy servant David my father that hou him saying take heed to their way to in y law as thou hast walked before e.
Now God of Israel let hy be , which hou unto hy servant David.
which I have built
to the prayer of hy servant and to his supplicationO my God to hearken unto the and prayer which hy servant before hee
hat hine eyes be open this house day and night, the place hou hast said that hou wouldest put hy name there to hearken unto the prayer which hy servant prayeth this place
earken therefore unto the of hy servant and of hy people Israel, which they this place. ear hou hy dwelling place heaven and when hou hearest
If a man sin against his altar in this house
then hear hou from heaven, and and judge hy servants the his way upon his head, and the righteous him according to his righteousness.
if hy people Israel be before the because they have sinned against hee and confess hy name, and make before hee in this house
then hear hou from heaven and the sin of hy people Israel, and bring them again unto the land which hou gavest to them and to their fathers.
heaven shut up there no rain because they have sinned against hee yet if they pray this place and confess hy name and turn from their
servants and of hy people Israelhou them good way walk and send rain upon hy land which hou hast given unto hy people for an inheritance.
If there dearth in the land, pestilence, or , or caterpillars, their enemies besiege them in the cities of their land, or whatsoever sickness
people Israel, shall know his own sore and his own grief, and shall hands this
hear from heavenhy dwelling place, and and every man according unto all his way, heartfor hou only knowest the hearts of the children of
that they may fear hee walk in hy ways long as they live the which hou gavest our fathers.
stranger is not of hy people Israel, h come from a far for hy great names sake and hy mighty hand and stretched out arm
dwelling place, and do according to all that the stranger calleth to hee forhat all of the earth may know hy name and fear hee, as doth hy people Israel and may that this house which I have built is called hy name.
hy people go out to war against their enemies the way that hou shalt send them they pray hee toward this city which hou hast chosen and house which I have built for hy name
then hear from their supplication
there is no man) and hou be angry with them and deliver them their enemies, and they them away captive unto a land far or near,
, and turn and pray unto hee in the land
with all their heart and all their soul in the land of their captivity they , and pray toward their land which hou gavest unto their fathers, and city which hou hast chosen, and house which I have built for hy
hen hear from heavenhy dwelling place, their supplication and their cause, and hy people have sinned against hee.
ow my God lethine eyes be open and hine ears unto the made in this place.
God inhy resting place saints rejoice in goodness.
God turn not away the face of hine anointedemember the mercies David hy
when Slomon had made an end of praying, came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrificesnd the glory of the filled the house
the priests could not into the house of the , because the glory of the had the house.
And all the children of Israel saw how the fire came down and the glory of the upon the house, with their faces to the upon the pavement and
the king and all the people offered before the
ing Slomon offered twenty two thousand oxen, and a hundred and twenty thousand sheep so the king and all the people the house of God.
And the priests their officeshe Levites with instruments of music of the which king made to and all Israel stood.
Moeover Slomon hallowed the middle of the court that was before the for there he offered and the fat of the , because the brazen altar which Slomon had made was not able to receive the and the meat offerings and the fat.
Slomon kept feast seven days, and all Israel with him, a great congregation, from Hmath unto the river of Egypt.
And the eighth day they a or they kept the of the altar seven days and the feast seven days.
And the twent day of the seventh month he the people their tents, glad and merry in heart for the goodness that the had David to Slomon and to Israel is people.
Slomon finished the house of the and the kings house and all that came in heart to in the house of the and in his own house, prosperously.
And the appeared to Slomon by night and said him: I have heard thy and have chosen this place for yself a house of sacrifice.
f I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land or if I send pestilence among y people
if y people are y name, shall humble themselves and and seek y and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and their sin and will heal their land.
ine eyes shall be open and ine ears unto the made in this place.
have chosen and sanctified this house, that y name be there for ever and ine eyes and ine heart shall be there perpetually.
And if thou walk before e as David thy father walked, do according to all that I have commanded thee, and shalt observe and y
then will the of thy kingdom, according with David thy father, saying shall rule in Israel.
But if ye turn away and forsake and y commandments which I have set before you, and shall go and serve other ods and them
then will I pluck them up by the roots out of y land which I have given them and this house which I have sanctified for y name out of y sight, and will make a proverb and a among all nations.
And this house is high, shall be a
And it shall be answered, ecause they forsook the God of their fathers brought
them out of the land of Egypt, and hold on other ods and them and served
themherefore brought all this evil
had built the house of the and his own house
the children of Israel
in the wilderness and all the which he built in Hmath.
he built Bethhoron the pper and Bethhoron the ether, cities with walls, gates and bars
nd Baalath and all the that Slomon had, and all the and the cities orsemen, and all that desire to build in Jerusalem and and throughout all the land of his dominion.
all the people were left of the , Amorites,
were left after them in the land, the children of Israel, Slomon unt this day.
But of the children of Israel Slomon mae no his work but they were men of war and , and captains his chariots and orsemen.
And ing officers two hundred and fifty.
And Slomon brought the daughter of Pharao out of the ity of David the house that he had for heror he saidy wife shall not dwell in the house of David king of Israel,
offered unto the on the altar of the which he had built before the porch
to according to the commandment of Moses the abbaths and new moons and the solemn feasts the year the east of
David his father, the , and the Levites their to praise and minister before the priests so had David the man of God commanded.
And the commandment of the king unto the priests and Levites concerning concerning the .
all the work of Slomon unto the day of the foundation of the house of the and finished the house of the was perfect.
hen went Slomon to and to Eloth the in the land of Edom.
And Hiram sent him by the hand of his servants, and servants of the
sea went with the servants of Slomon to Ophir, and thence four hundred
and fifty talents of gold and brought to ing Slomon.
And the queen of Sba heard of the fame of came to Jerusalem with a very great company, and camels that bre and gold and precious stone. And when she come to Slomon, she communed with him all that was in her heart.
And Slomon her all her questions, there was nothing hid from which he told her not.
And when the queen of Sba had seen the wisdom of and the house that he had built,
and the meat of his table and the sitting of his servants and the of his , and their apparel, and his which he went into the house of the , there was no more in her.
And she said to the king te which I heard in mine own land of thine acts and of thy wisdom
I believed not the words until I came and mine eyes had seen it. And , the half of thy wisdom was not told me thou exceedest the that I heard
appy are thy men and happy are these thy servants stand before thee and hear thy wisdom.
Blessed be the thy God thee to thee king the thy God. Because thy God loved Israel, to them ever, therefore made king over them to do and .
And she gave the king a hundred and twenty talents of gold and great abundance precious stones there such as the queen of gave ing Slomon.
And the servants of Hiram and the servants of brought gold from Ophir, brought and precious stones.
And the king made of the the house of the and the kings palace, and harps and psalteries for singersnd there no such seen before in the land of Juda.
And ing Slomon gave to the queen of Sba all her desire she asked that she brought unto the king. o she turned and went away her own land her servants.
of gold that came to Slomon in one year was six hundred and six talents of gold,
besides that which and merchants broughtnd all the kings of Arabia and of brought gold and silver to Slomon.
And ing Slomon made two hundred bucklers of gold six hundred of beaten gold buckler
nd three hundred shields of eaten gold three hundred of gold shieldnd put them in the ouse of the orest of Lbanon.
the king made a great of vory and overlaid it with pure gold.
And there were six steps to the with a footstool of gold fastened to the and on each side of the , and two lions standing by the
nd twelve lions stood one side and on the other upon six stepshere was no in any kingdom.
And all the drinking vessels of ing Slomon were gold, and all the vessels of the ouse of the orest of were pure gold. silvert was in the days of Slomon.
For the kings ships went to with the servants of Hiram every three years the ships of gold silver, apes and peacocks.
And ing Slomon passed all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom.
And all the kings of the earth sought the presence of to hear wisdom that God had put in his heart.
And they brought every man his present vessels of silver and vessels of gold, and raiment, , , horses and mules year by year.
And Slomon had four thousand horses and chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen he in the chariot cities and with the king at Jerusalem.
And he reigned over all the kings from unto the land of the Philistines and to the border of Egypt.
And the king made silver in Jerusalem as stones, and edar trees
out of Egypt and out of all lands.
the rest of the acts of first and last are written in the book of Nathan the rophet and in the prophecy of Ahiah the and in the visions of the against Jeroboam the son of
And reigned in Jerusalem all Israel forty years
with his fathers, and was buried in the ity of David his father and
Rehoboam his son reigned in his stead.
And Rehoboam went to for to Schem all Israel come to make him king.
And when Jeroboam the son of in Egypt he fled of Slomon the king) returned out of Egypt.
And they sent and called him. o Jeroboam and all Israel came and Rehoboam
Thy father made grievous thou somewhat the grievous of thy father and his heavy yoke that he put upon us, and we will serve thee.
And he said themome again after three days. And the people departed.
And ing Rehoboam with stood before Slomon his father while he lived, hat counsel give ye me to answer this people?
And they him sayingf thou be kind to this people and please them and speak words to them, they will be thy servants for ever.
But he the counsel which the gave him, and took counsel with the young men were up with him
nd said themhat advice give ye that may answer this people have
And the young men were up with him him saying answer the people spke thee saying father made our yoke heavyut make thou somewhat lighterhus themy little finger shall be than fathers loins.
For where my father put a heavy yoke upon you I will put more y father chastised you with whips I will chastise you with scorpions.
Jeroboam and all the third day, as the king bade sayingome again to me the third day.
he king answered them ing Rehoboam the counsel of the men,
and answered them the advice of the young men saying father made your yoke I will add thereto my father chastised you with whips, I will chastise you with scorpions
o the king hearkened not unto the people, for the was of God, that the might is which e spke by the hand of Ahiah the Silonite to Jeroboam the son of Nbat.
And when all Israel saw that the ing would not them, the people answered the king sayinghat have we David inheritance the son of very man Israel And now David see to thine own house
the children of Israel dwelt in the cities of .
Then ing Rehoboam sent Haram over the tribute and the children of Israel stoned him with stones that he died. But ing Rehoboam made his chariot to fl to Jerusalem.
And Israel the house of David unto this day.
And when Rehobam come to Jerusalem, he gathered the house of and Benjamin thousand men to fight Israel, bring the kingdom again to Rehoboam.
But the word of the came to the man of God saying
peak unto Rehoboam the son of king of Juda and to all Israel in Juda and Benjamin
every man to his house, for this thing is done e. And they obeyed the words of the and returned from going against Jeroboam.
And Rehoboam dwelt in Jerusalem, and built cities
put captains in them and store of victuals and of oil and wine.
And in shields and spears, and made them exceeding strong Juda and Benjamin .
And the priests and Levites were in all Israel resorted to him out of all their .
the Levites left their uburbs and possessions and came to Juda and Jerusalem for Jeroboam and his sons had cast them o from unto the .
And he ordained priests devils and the calves which he had made.
And after them of all the tribes of Israel such as their hearts to seek the God of Israel to Jerusalem to unto the God of their fathers.
o they strengthed the kingdom of Juda and made Rehoboam the son of Slomon three yearsor three years they walked in the way of David and Slomon.
And Rehoboam took Mahalath the daughter of Jerimoth the son of David wife, and Abihail the daughter of Eliab the son of ,
bre him children: Jeus, and Zaham.
And after her he took Maacah the daughter of Absalom bre him Abiah, , Ziza and .
Rehoboam loved Maacah the daughter of Absalom above all his wives and concubines for he took eighteen wives and concubines, and daughters
and Rehoboam made Abiah the son of Maacah the chief ruler among his brethren, for to make him king.
And he wisely and of his children throughout all the countries of Judah
and Benjamin every citynd he gave them abundancend
And when Rehoboam had the kingdom and , he forsook the law of the , and all Israel with him
the fifth year of ing Rehoboam, king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem because they had transgressed against the
with twelve hundred chariots and thousand horsemennd the people were without number came with him out of Egypt
and came to Jerusalem.
Then came the rophet to Rehoboam and to the of Juda were gathered Jerusalem , and therefore also in the hand of .
Whereupon the of Israel and the king humbled themselves and saidhe is righteous.
And when the saw that they themselves, the word of the came to sayinghey themselvesherefore I will not destroy themut I will them , and y wrath shall not upon Jerusalem.
they shall be his servants, know y service and the service of the kingdoms of .
king of Egypt came Jerusalem and took away the treasures of the house of the and the treasures of the kings housee took all he also the shields of gold which Slomon made.
ing Rehoboam made shields of brass and them the of the of guard the of the kings house.
And the king the house of the , the guard and fetched them, and brought them again the guard chamber.
And he humbled himself, the wrath of the turned from him,
years old when he , and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem the city which the had chosen out of all the tribes of Israel to put is name there. And his mothers name was Naamah an Ammonite.
And he did evil he prepared not his heart to seek the .
acts of Rehoboam first and last are written in the of the rophet and of the ser nd the between Rehoboam and Jeroboam .
And Rehoboam with his fathers and was buried in the ity of David and Abiah his son
reigned in his stead.
eighteenth year of ing Jeroboam began to reign over
e reigned three years in Jerusalem. is mothers name was Michaiah the daughter of Uriel of . And there was war between Abiah and Jeroboam.
And Abiah battle with an of men of four hundred thousand chosen men. Jeroboam in array against him with eight hundred thousand men .
And Abiah stood up upon Zemaraim in ount Ephraim and saidear me thou Jeroboam and all Israel
not to know the God of Israel gave the Israel to David for ever, even to him and to his sons a covenant
Jeroboam the son of the servant of Slomon the son of David, rebelled against
against Rehoboam the son of Rehoboam was young and and not them.
And now ye think to the kingdom of the in the hand of the sons of David ye a great multitude and with you golden calves which Jeroboam made you for ods.
ave ye not cast out the priests of the the sons of Aaron, and the Levites, and have made priests the nations of other lands cometh with and seven rams, the same priest them that are no ods
But us the our God we have not forsaken and the priests the sons of Aaron, and the Levites
unto the every morning and every evening and sweet he shwbread in order upon pure table and the candlestick of gold with the lamps ye have forsaken
trumpets to cry alarm against you. children of Israel fight not the God of your fathers for not prosper
so they were before Juda and the
they cried unto the , and the priests the trumpets
the men of Juda gave a shoutnd as the men of Juda shouted, God smote Jeroboam and all Israel before Abiah and Juda.
And the children of Israel fled before Juda, and delivered them into the.
And Abiah and his people slew a great slaughter so there down of Israel five hundred thousand chosen men.
the children of Israel were brought under at that time, and the children of Juda prevailed because they the God of their fathers.
And Abiah after Jeroboam and cities from him: Bethel with the towns , and Jesanah with the towns , and Ephrn with towns.
Jeroboam strength again in the days of nd the him, he died.
Abiah waxed mighty, and fourteen wives, and begt twenty two sons and sixteen daughters.
he rest of the acts of Abiah and his ways and his are written in the
of the rophet .
with his fathers, they buried him in the ity of David and Asa his son reigned in his stead. In days the land was quiet ten years.
And Asa did that was good and right in the eyes of the his God
took away the altars of and the , and the mages and cut down the
and commanded Juda to seek the God of their fathers, and to do the law and commandment.
he away out of all the cities of Juda the and the the kingdom was quiet before him.
And he built cities in Juda the land rest and he had no war in those years the had given him rest.
herefore he said Judaet us build these cities and walls and towers, gates and bars while the land because we have im, e hath given us rest on every side.o they built and prospered.
And Asa had an rmy bre and spear out of Juda three hundred thousand and out of Benjamin bre shield and drew bows two hundred and thousand were men.
And there came out against them Zrah the with aost of thousand and three hundred chariots, and came
And Asa cried unto the his God and said our God, for we hee, and in name against this multitude. Thou art our God. et not man prevail against hee.
the smote the before Asa and Juda, fled.
And Asa and the people with him them Gerarnd the were overthrown that the, were destroyed the and is ostnd they carried away .
And they smote all the cities round about Geraror the fear of the came upon themnd they all the cities for there was exceeding much in them.
hey smote the tents of cattle and carried away sheep and camels, and
returned to Jerusalem.
And the pirit of God came upon Azariah the son of Oed.
And he went out Asa and said himear me Asa and all Juda and Benjamin The is with you while ye be with im and if ye seek im, e will be found you but if ye forsake im, e will forsake you.
turn unto the God of Israel and
great upon the of
them with all adversity.
and let not your hands for your work shall be rewarded.
Asa heard thse words and the prophecy of Oed the rophet, he took courage and put away the out of all the land of Juda and Benjamin and out of the cities which he ount Ephraim, and renewed the altar of the that was before the porch of the .
And he gathered all Juda and Benjamin, and the strangers with them out of Ephraim Manasse and Simeonor the fell to him out of Israel when they saw that God was with him.
they at Jerusalem the third month the fifteen year of the reign of Asa.
And they offered unto the that time the spoil which they had brought seven hundred oxen and seven thousand sheep.
And they a covenant to seek the God of their fathers with all their heart and all their
small or great, man or woman.
And they swre unto the with a loud voice and shouting and with trumpets and .
And all Juda rejoiced the oath for they had sworn with all their heart and sought im with their , and e was found themnd the gave them rest round about.
because she had made an idol
the heart of Asa was all his .
And he brought into the house of God the his father had dedicated silver and .
And there was no more war unt the year of the reign of Asa.
In the year of the reign of Asa, Baasa king of Israel against Juda and built Ramah, the intent that he let none to Asa king of
Asa out silver and gold out of the treasures of the house of the and the kings house, and sent to Benhadad king of Sria, dwelt at Damasc,
There is a between me and thee, a was between my father and I have sent thee silver and gold, break with Baasa king of Israel, that he may depart from me.
And Benhadad unto ing Asa, and sent the captains of his against the cities of Israelnd they , Dan, Abelmaim and all the of .
And when Baasa heard that he left building Ramah and let his work cease.
hen Asa the king took all Juda and carried away stones and timber wherewith Baasa was and he built therwith and .
that time Hanani the came to Asa king of Juda and said himecause thou the king of and not the thy God, therefore the host of the king of Sria escaped out of thine hand.
Were not the and a host with many chariots and horsemen? et because thou the , e delivered them into thine hand.
For the eyes of the . Herein thou hast done foolishly therefore from henceforth thou shalt have war.
Asa was wroth with the and put him in house, for he was with him because of . Asa oppressed of the people the same .
of Asa first and last, are written in the book of the kings of Juda and Israel.
And the thirty ninth year of his reign
with his fathers and died .
And they buried him in his own which he had made in the ity of
David, and laid him in the bed which filled with sweet odors divers kinds by the apothecariesnd they
his son reigned in his stead and
in the land of Juda and in the cities of Ephraim which Asa his father had .
And the was with Jehosaphat, because he walked in the ways of his father David and sought not
ut sought the God of his father and walked in is commandments and not the doings of Israel.
Therefore the the kingdom in his hand and all Juda brought presents, he rich and .
And his heart was in the ways of the
the third year of his reign he sent his to teach in the cities of
nd with them , Nthaniah, Zbadiah, Asahel, Semiramoth, Jehonathan, Adoniah, and Levites and with them Elisama and priests.
And they taught in Juda, and had the ook of the aw with them, and went about throughout all the cities of Juda and taught the people.
And the fear of the fell upon all the kingdoms of the lands that were round about Juda, that they no war Jehosaphat.
the Philistines brought Jehosaphat and tribute silvernd the Arabians brought him , seven thousand and seven hundred rams, and seven thousand and seven hundred .
And Jehosaphat grend he built in Juda and cities.
And he had in the cities of Juda and
of their fathers, the captains thousands: the and with him men three hundred thousand
nd next to him Jehohanan captain and with him two hundred and thousand
nd Amaiah the son of unto the , and with him two hundred thousand mighty men.
And of Benjamin Eliada man of , and with him armed with bow and shield two hundred thousand
These waited on the king, besides those the king put in cities throughout all
And after certain years he went down to Ahab Samaria. And Ahab sheep and oxen for him and for the people with him, and him to go up Ramoth.
And Ahab king of said Jehosaphat king of Judailt thou go with me to Ramoth? And he answered him, I as thou, and my people as and we will be with thee in the war.
Jehosaphat said unto the king of Israel I pray thee the word of the
the king of Israel gathered together of rophets four hundred men, and said unto themhall we go to Ramoth to , or shall I ? And they said, o deliver it into the kings hand.
Jehosaphat said, s there here a rophet of the , that we might of him?
And the king of Israel said Jehosaphat, here is yet one the I hate him, for he never good, but always evil Micah the son of . And Jehosaphat saidet not the king say so
the king of Israel called one of his and saidetch quickly Micah the son of .
And the king of Israel and Jehosaphat king of Juda sat of them on his the gate of Samaria and all the rophets before them.
And Zedekiah the son of made him horns of iron and said, hus saith the : ith these thou shalt Sria until .
And all the rophets prophesied so sayingGo up to Ramoth and prosper, for the shall deliver it into the hand of the king.
And the messenger went to call spke to him sayingehold, the words of the rophets to the king with one assentet thy I pray thee, be like one of theirs, and speak th.
And Micah said the liveth, even what my God saith, that will I speak.
And when he come to the king, the king said himMicah, shall we go to
the king said to himow times shall I adjure thee that thou say nothing but truth to me in the name of the
Then he saidI s all Israel scattered the mountains, as sheep that have no shepherd. And the saidhese have no masteret them return every man to his house in peace.
the king of Israel to Jehosaphat, id I not tell thee that he would not prophesy good unto me, but evil
hear the word of the I saw the upon is , and all the of heaven standing on is right hand and on is left.
And the saidho shall Ahab king of Israel, that he may go and at
there came out a spirit and stood before the and said will him. And the said him, ow?
And he said will go out and be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets. And the said, thou shalt prevailo out and do even so.
ow behold the hath put a lying spirit in the mouth of these thy prophets, and the hath spoken evil against thee.
Zedekiah the son of , and smote Micah upon the cheek and said way went the spirit of the from me to speak thee?
And Micah said thou shalt see th day when thou shalt chamber to hide thyself.
Then the king of Israel, ake ye and him to Amon the governor of city and to Joas the kings son
and say, hus saith the king: ut this fellow in prison, and feed him with bread and water of
in peace, then hath not the spoken me. And said, earken ye people
o the king of Israel and went up to
And the king of Israel himself, and they went to battle.
the king of commanded the captains of chariots saying ye not small or great, the king of Israel
And when the captains of the chariots saw they the king of Israelherefore compassed about him to fight. But cried out, and the help him and God them from him.
For when the captains of the chariots perceived that it was not the king of Israel, they turned back again from him.
And a certain man drew bow and smote the king of Israel between the oints of carry me out of the host, for I am .
And the battle that day. the king of Israel in his
chariot against the Srians until evening. And about the going down he died.
returned to his house to Jerusalem.
And Jehu the son of Hanani the went out him and said to ing
there are good things found in thee, in that thou hast away out of the land, and hast prepared thine heart to seek God.
And Jehosaphat dwelt at Jerusalem he went again the people from to ount Ephraim, and brought them unto the God of their fathers.
And he set udges in the land throughout all the cities of Juda, city by city,
and said to the udgesake heed what ye do for ye not man, but , is with you in the of
let the fear of the be youake heed and do itor there is no the our God nor of persons, nor taking of .
Moreover in Jerusalem Jehosaphat set of the Levites and of the priests and of the they returned to Jerusalem.
And he charged them saying do in the fear of the with a heart.
And whatsoever come to you your brethren dwell in their cities, between blood and blood, law commandment, and ye warn them, that they trespass not against the , wrath come upon you and your brethren. Ths do and ye shall not .
And Amariah the priest is over you in all matters of the , and Zbadiah the
son of ruler the house of shall be with the good.
that the children of Moab and the children of Ammon and with them the Ammonites against Jehosaphat to battle.
there came told sayinghere cometh a great multitude against thee from
and set himself to seek the , and proclaimed throughout all Juda.
And Juda gathered themselves together to ask of the out of all the cities of to seek the .
And Jehosaphat stood in the congregation of Juda and Jerusalem in the house of the before the new court
and said God of our fathers, art not hou God in heavennd not hou all the kingdoms of the heathen? And in hine hand is power and might, that nohee
Art not hou our God didst out the of this land before hy people Israel, and gavest it to the seed of Abraham hy for ever?
And they dwelt therein and have built hee a therein hy name,
when evil cometh upon us, as the sword judgment, pestilence or we stand before this house and (for hy name is in this house) and cry unto hee in our , hear and help.
And now behold, the children of Ammon and Moab and ount Seir, hou wouldest not let Israel when they came out of Egypt but they from them and destroyed them not
s, how they reward us to cast us out of hy possession which hou hast us .
O our God, wilt hou not judge them? or we have no might against this great company that cometh against useither know we what to do but our eyes hee.
And all Juda stood before the with their ones, their wives and their children
upon Jahaiel the son of the son of the son of Jeiel the son of a Levite of the sons of Asaph, in the midst of the congregation.
And he saidearken all Juda and of Jerusalem, and ing Thus saith the unto you: e not by reason of this great multitudeor the is not yours, but Gods.
omorrow ye down them, they come up of Jeruel.
. Tomorrow go out them for the with you.
And Jehosaphat bowed with his face to the , and all Juda and the of Jerusalem fell before the the .
And the Levites the children of the and of the stood up to praise the God of Israel with a loud voice on high.
And they early in the morning and the ilderness of nd as they went Jehosaphat stood and saidear me Juda and of Jerusalem Believe in the your God so shall ye elieve is prophets so shall ye prosper.
And he out before the army and to sayraise the for is mercy ever.
And they began to and praise, the set
the children of Ammon and Moab when they had made an end of the of Seir,
in the wilderness, they looked unto the multitudend behold, they were dead fallen to the earth, and none escaped.
And Jehosaphat and his people to away the spoil them found among them abundance more than they could carry away they were three days in gathering the spoil, it was so much.
And the fourth day they assembled in the alley of lessing, for there they blessed the . herefore the name of the sa place he alley of unto this day.
to go again to Jerusalem with for the had made them to rejoice their enemies.
And they came to Jerusalem with psalteries and harps and trumpets unto the house of the .
And the fear of God the kingdoms of when they had heard that the fought against the enemies of Israel.
o the realm of Jehosaphat was
five years old when he began to reign, and reigned twenty five years in Jerusalem. And his mothers name was the daughter of Silhi.
And he walked in the way of Asa his father and not , that was in the sight of the
their hearts unto the God of their fathers.
he rest of the acts of first and last are written in the of Jehu the son of Hanani, in the book of the kings of Israel.
this Jehosaphat king of Juda joined himself with king of Israel, .
And he himself with him to make ships to go to nd they made the ships in .
Elieer the son of Dodaah of prophesied against sayingecause thou hast joined thyself with the hath broken thy works. And the ships
were broken that they were not able to go to .
Jehosaphat with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the ity of Davidnd Jehoram his son reigned in his
these were the sons of king of .
And their father gave them great gifts silver gold and precious things with cities in Juda but the kingdom he gave to Jehoram, because he was the .
when Jehoram up the kingdom of his father and slew all his brethren with the sword, and of the of Israel.
Jehoram was thirty two years old when he began to reign, and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.
And he walked in the way of the kings of Israel, as did the house of Ahabfor daughter of Ahab wife and he wrought evil in the eyes of the .
the would not destroy the house of David, because of the covenant that e had made with David, as e promised to give a light to him and to his sons for ever.
In his days the Edomites
from under the hand of unto this day. Th same time also did from under his , because he the God of his fathers.
Moreover he made in the mountains of Juda, and cause the of Jerusalem to commit , and .
And there came a writing to him from Eliah the prophetThus saith the God of David thy father: ecause thou in the ways of Jehosaphat thy father in the ways of Asa king of Juda,
but walked in the way of king of Israel and hast made Juda and the of Jerusalem go like the of the house of Ahab, and hast slain thy brethren thy fathers house, were better than
And thou shalt have disease thy bowels, until thy bowels fall out by reason of th sickness day by day.
the stirred up against Jehoram the spirit of the Philistines and the Arabians
, and carried away all the substance that was found in the kings house, and his sons and his wives so that there was a son left him save Jehoahaz youngest son.
And after all th the smote him in his bowels with an incurable disease.
And in process of time, the end of two years, his fell out by reason of his sickness so he died of diseases. made no like the of his fathers.
years old was he when he began to reign, and
reigned one year in Jerusalem. His mothers name was Athaliah the daughter of .
walked in the ways of the house of Ahab, for his mother was his to do .
he did the like the house of Ahab for they were his counselrs after the death of his father, to his destruction.
e walked after their counselnd Jehoram son of Ahab king of Israel to Hazael king of Sria at Ramoth and
he returned to be healed in Jezreel of the wounds which were given him at when he fought with Hazael king of Sria. And the son of king of Juda went down to see Jehoram the son of Ahab at Jezreel, because he was
out with Jehoram against Jehu the son of whom the had anointed to the house of Ahab.
And Jehu was executing upon the house of Ahab found the of Juda and the sons of the brethren of , he slew them.
And he sought , and they caught him he hid in Samaria and brought him to Jehu. And when they had slain him they buried himbecausesaid theyhe the son of sought the with all his heart.
Athaliah the mother of saw her son was dead, arose and all the seed of the house of Juda.
But the daughter of the king took the son of and stole him from among the kings sons were slain, and put him and his nurse in a . o the daughter of ing Jehoram wife of Jehoiada the priest ( she was the sister of ) hid him from Athaliah that she slew him not.
And he was with them in the house of God six yearsnd Athaliah reigned over the
And in the seventh year Jehoiada , and the captains of hundreds: Azariah the son of , Ismael the son of Johanan, Azariah the son of Obed, Maaiah the son of Adaiah and Elisaphat the son of Zchri.
And they went about in Juda and gathered the Levites out of all the cities of Juda and the of Israel and they came to Jerusalem.
And all the congregation made a with the king in the house of God. And said themehold, the kings son
that ye shall do third part of you
third part shall be the kings house and third part the ate of the oundation and all the people shall be in the courts of the house of the .
none come into the house of the save the priests and the Levites. They shall go in, for they are holy all the people shall keep the watch of the .
And the Levites shall compass the king round about, every man his weapon in his hand and whsoever come into the house, he shall with the king he cometh in and he goeth out.
the Levites and all Juda did all things Jehoiada the priest commanded, and took every man his men for Jehoiada the priest the
Jehoiada the priest delivered to the captains of hundreds spears and bucklers that ing David were in the house of God.
And he set all the people every man his weapon in his hand, from the right of the to the left of the , along by the altar and the round about
they brought out the kings son and put upon him the crown and the testimony, and made him king. And Jehoiada and his sons anointed him and saidGod save the king.
Athaliah heard the noise of the people running and praising the king, she the people into the house of the .
And she the king std at his pillar the , and the and trumpets the king and all the people of the land and with trumpets, the singers with instruments of music praise. Then rent her clothes and reasonreason
Jehoiada the priest out the captains of hundreds were followeth her, let him be slain with the sword. For the priest saidlay her not in the house of the
they laid hands on her and when she come to the of the the kings house, they slew her there.
And Jehoiada made a between him and all the people and the king, be the people.
all the people went to the house of Baal and it, and brke his altars and his images, and slew Matan the priest of Baal before the altars.
Jehoiada the offices of the house of the the hand of the priests the Levites, David had in the house of the , to offer the , as it is written in the aw of Moses, with rejoicing and singing, as it was ordained by David.
And he set the gates of the house of the , that none was unclean in any should enter in.
And he took the captains of hundreds and the nobles, and the governors of the people and all the of the land, and brought the king the house of the and they through the igh ate in the kings house, and set the king upon the of the kingdom.
And all the people of the land rejoiced and the city was they Athaliah with
was seven years old when he began to reign, and he reigned forty years in Jerusalem. is mothers name was Zbiah of .
And did that the all the days of Jehoiada the priest.
And Jehoiada him two wives, and he begt sons and daughters.
after th, that was minded to the house of the .
And he gathered together the priests and the Levites and said to themo out the cities of Juda and gather all Israel to the house of your God year year, and see that ye haste the the Levites
the king called Jehoiada the and said himWhy thou not the Levites to bring in out of Juda and Jerusalem the Moses the servant of the , and the congregation of Israel, for the tabernacle of witness
For Athaliah had broken the house of God and all the dedicate of the house of the
at the gate of the house of the
nd made proclamation through Juda and Jerusalem to bring in to the the Moses the servant of God upon Israel in the wilderness.
And the and all the people rejoiced and brought in and cast into the
when they saw that there was much money the kings scribe and the high and the , and took it and carried it to his place againhus they did day by day, and gathered money.
And the king and Jehoiada gave it to th the house of the and hired asons and carpenters to repair the house of the
the workmen wrought and the work and they the house of God i, and strengthed it.
And when they had finished it, they brought the rest of the money the king and Jehoiada, were made vessels for the house of the even vessels to minister and to and vessels of gold and silver. And they offered in the house of the continually all the days of Jehoiada.
Jehoiada waxed old and full of died hundred and thirty years old was he when he died.
And they buried him in the ity of David among the kings because he had done good in Israel, God and is house.
after the death of Jehoiada came the of Juda and made obeisance to the king. hearkened unto them.
And they left the house of the God of their fathers, and served and wrath upon Juda and Jerusalem for this their
et sent rophets to them, to bring them again unto the nd they testified themut they would not .
And the pirit of God came upon Zchariah the son of Jehoiada the priest, above the people and said themThus saith God: hy transgress ye the commandments of the ye prosper ye have forsaken , forsake you.
they conspired against him and stoned him with stones at the commandment of the king in the court of the house of the .
the king remembered not the kindness which Jehoiada his father had done to him, but slew his son. And when he died, he said
and they came to Juda and Jerusalem and destroyed all the of the people from among the people and sent all the spoil unto the king
the army of came with a small company of men the delivered a very great host into their hand, because they had forsaken the God of their fathers. they .
And they departed from him they left him diseases his own servants conspired against him for the blood of the of Jehoiada the priest, and slew him on his bed. And they buried him in the ity of David but not in the of the kings.
And these are conspired against him: Zabad the son of an Ammonite and Jehoabad the son of Simrith a
the house of God, are written in the of the book of kings. And
Amaziah his son reigned in his stead.
Amaziah was twenty five years old when he began to reign, and he reigned twenty nine years in Jerusalem. is mothers name was of Jerusalem.
And he did that
killed the king his father.
But he slew not their children as it is written in the law in the ook of Moses the commanded sayinghe fathers shall not die for the , the children for the fathers, but every man shall die for his own sin.
Amaziah gathered Juda together and made captains over thousands and over hundreds the houses of their fathers throughout all Juda and Benjamin. And he numbered them from twenty years and above, and found them three hundred thousand men able to go to , could handle spear and shield.
e hired a hundred thousand men out of Israel for a hundred talents of silver.
But there came a man of God to him king, let not the army of Israel go with thee for the is not with Israel
God shall make thee fall before the or God hath power to help to cast down.
And Amaziah said to the man of God, what shall we do for the hundred talents which I have given the of Israel? And the man of God he is able to give thee much more than th.
hen Amaziah army that come to him out Ephraim to go home again. Juda, and returned home in great anger.
And Amaziah of the children of Seir.
And ten thousand the children of Juda, and them unto the top of rock and cast them down from the top of the rock that they all
ut the of the army which Amaziah back not go with to battle, upon the cities of Juda from Samaria unto Bethhoron and three thousand of them and much spoil.
it , after Amaziah come from the slaughter of the Edomites, h brought the ods of the children of Seir set them up to be his ods, and bowed himself before them and burned unto them.
the was Amaziah and sent him a prophet, said himhy thou the ods of the people which not deliver their own people out of thine
to destroy thee, because thou hast done this and not my counsel.
Then Amaziah king of Juda took advice and sent to Joas the son of Jehoahaz the son of Jehu king of Israelome, let us .
And Joas king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Juda saying thistle in Lbanon sent to edar sayingive thy daughter to my son wife there wild and trod down the thistle.
Thou , ha the Edomites, thine heart
deliver them into the hand of their enemies because they sought the ods of .
king of Israel up and they , both he and Amaziah king of Juda at Juda.
And Juda was before Israel, and fled every man to his tent.
And king of Israel took Amaziah king of the son of at and brought him to Jerusalem, and the wall of Jerusalem from the ate of Ephraim the orner ate, four hundred cubits.
And he took all the gold and silver and all the that were found in the house of God with Obeddom and the treasure of the kings house hostages, and returned to Samaria.
And Amaziah the son of king of Juda lived after the death of Joas son of Jehoahaz king of Israel fifteen years.
he rest of the acts of Amaziah first and last are written in the book of the kings of Juda and Israel
after th time that Amaziah turn away from the , they against him in and he fled to Lachis they sent after him and slew him there
nd brought him horses and buried him with his fathers in the ity of .
Then all the people of Juda took was sixteen years old, and made him king in of his father Amaziah.
e built Eloth and it to Juda after the king with his fathers.
Sixteen years old was when he began to reign, and he reigned fifty two years in Jerusalem. is mothers name was Jecliah of Jerusalem.
And he did that the all his father Amaziah.
And he sought God the God and as long as he sought the , God made him prosper.
And he went against the Philistines and brke down the wall of and the wall of Jabneh and the wall of Asdod, and built cities about Asdod and among the Philistines.
And God help him against the Philistines and against the Arabians dwelt in Gurbaal, and the Meunites.
And the Ammonites gave to and his name spread abroad even to Egypt for he .
Moreover built towers in Jerusalem the
he built towers in the and many wellsor he had much cattle, both in the and in the plain and in the mountains and in Carmel, for he loved husbandry.
had a host of fighting men went out to war the by Jeiel the scribe and Maasiah , under the hand of Hananiah one of the kings .
he whole number of the of the men of two thousand and six hundred
nd under the was army, three hundred and seven thousand and five hundred that made war with might to help the king against .
And them throughout all the host, shields, spears, helmets,
to be on the towers and to shoot arrows and great stones. And his name spread far abroad, for he was
transgressed against the his God went into the temple of the to burn upon the altar of incense.
the priest went in after him with priests of the
pertaineth not thee to burn unto the , but to the priests the of Aaron are to burn incense. out of the sanctuary, for thou hast trespassed
in his hand to his forehead before the priests in the house of the , beside the incense altar.
And Aariah the chief priest all the priests looked upon him and behold he was his forehead, and they him thence. he to go out, because the had him.
And the king a leper unto the day of his death and dwelt in house, he was the house of the . And Jotham his son the kings house the people of the land.
he rest of the acts of first and last, did Isaiah the prophet the son of Amo write.
with his fathers they buried him with his fathers in the field of burial
the kingsor they saide is a leper. And Jotham his son reigned in his
Jotham was twenty five years old when he began to reign, and reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. is mothers name was the daughter of Zado.
And he did that the temple of the , and the people did yet .
He built the igh ate of the of the , and on the wall Ophel he built much.
Moreover he built cities in the mountains of Juda, and in the he built and towers.
e fought with the king of the , and prevailed against them. And the children of Ammon gave him the same year a hundred talents of silver, and ten thousand of wheat and barley. did the children of Ammon him the second year and the third
Jotham became mighty, because he his way before the his God.
rest of the acts of and all his wars and his ways are written in the book of the kings of Israel and Juda.
twenty years old when he began to reign, and reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem.
he did not that the his father
walked in the ways of the kings of Israel and made
his children in fire the abomination of the the cast out before the children of Israel.
burn in and on and under every green tree.
the his God delivered him into the hand of the king of the him and carried away a great multitude of captive Damasc. And he was delivered into the hand of the king of Israel a slaughter.
For the son of slew in Juda a hundred and twenty thousand in one , all men because they had forsaken the God of their fathers.
And a mighty man Ephraim slew Maasiah the kings son and the of, and Elanah was next to the king.
And the children of Israel of their brethren two hundred thousand , sons and daughters, and away much spoil them and brought to Samaria.
But a prophet of the went out the host came to Samaria and said them, because the God of your fathers was wroth with Juda, delivered them into your handnd ye have slain them that reacheth up heaven.
And now ye purpose to keep under the children of Juda and Jerusalem bondmen and bondwomen
, and deliver the captives
certain of the heads of the children of Ephraim, Aariah the son of Johanan, the son of , the son of and Amasa the son of stood up against came from war
and said unto theme shall not bring in the captives hitheror where we have offended the already, ye intend to add more to our sins and trespassor our trespass is great, and there is fierce wrath Israel
the men left the captives and the spoil before the and all the congregation.
And were naked among them, and arrayed them and shod them and gave them to eat and to drink and anointed them, and carried all feeble of them upon asses and brought them to their brethren returned to Samaria
Ahaz sent unto the kings of to help.
the Edomites and Juda and carried away captives.
he Philistines invaded the cities the low country and the south of Juda and , Aialon, and
because of Ahaz king of made Juda naked and transgressed against the .
And king of came him and him, but not.
For Ahaz took away out of the house of the and out of the house of the , and gave unto the king of
yet more against the
help them, therefore will I to them, that they may help me. But they were and of all Israel.
And Ahaz gathered together the vessels of the house of God and , and shut up the doors of the house of the , and made altars in corner of Jerusalem.
And in of he made to burn incense unto other ods, and anger the God of his fathers.
he rest of his acts and all his ways first and last are written in the book of the kings of Juda and Israel.
And Ahaz with his fathers, they buried him in the city Jerusalem but
brought him not the of the kings of . And Hezekiah his son reigned in his
Hezekiah began to reign when he was twenty years old, and reigned twenty years in Jerusalem. And his mothers name was the daughter of Zchariah.
And he did that was right in the sight of the all David his father.
He opened the doors of the house of the and repaired them.
And he brought in the priests and the Levites and gathered them together into the east street
and said unto themHear me ye Levites yourselves and the house of the God of your fathers, and the filthiness out of the holy place.
For our fathers have trespassed and done evil in the eyes of the our God and have forsaken im, and turned away their faces from the habitation of the and turned their backs.
they have shut up the doors of the porch and the lamps and have burned nor offered in the holy place unto the God of Israel.
the wrath of the as ye see with your eyes.
For , our fathers the sword and our sons our daughters and our wives for th.
Now in heart to a covenant with the God of Israel that is wrath may .
y sons be not negligent for the ha chosen you to stand before
Then the Levites arose: the son of Amasai and Joel the son of of the of the and the sons of Merari, Kis the son of Abdi and Aariah the son of and of the Gersonites, Joah the son of and Eden the son of Joah
and of the sons of Elizaphan, Simri and Jeiel and of the sons of Asaph, Zchariah and
and of the sons of Heman, Jehiel and Smei; and of the sons of Jeduthun, Semaiah and .
And they gathered their brethren and themselves, and the commandment of the king by the word of the , to cleanse the house of the .
And the priests went into the house of the to cleanse it, and brought out all the uncleanness that they found in the temple of the in the court of the house of the . And the Levites took it it out into the rook .
hey began the first day of the first month to , and the eighth day to the porch of the they the house of the in eight days the sixteenth day of the first month they .
hen they went Hezekiah the king and saide have cleansed all the house of the , and the altar of with all vessels, and the shwbread table with all
all the vessels which ing Ahaz cast , have and sanctified and , they are before the altar of the .
Hezekiah the king rose early and gathered the of the city and went up to the house of the .
And brought seven seven rams, seven lambs and seven a for the kingdom for the sanctuary and for Juda. And he commanded the priests the sons of Aaron to offer them on the altar of the .
they the and the priests received the blood and sprinkled it on the altar sprinkled the blood upon the altar.
they brought forth the the sin offering before the king and the congregation their hands upon them.
And the priests and the should for all Israel.
And set the Levites in the house of the with cymbals, psalteries and harps according to the commandment of David and of Gad the kings and Nathan the prophetor so was the commandment of the his prophets.
And the Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with trumpets.
And commanded to offer the upon the altar. And when the began, the song of the began the trumpets with the instruments David king of Israel.
And all the congregation , and the singers sang and the trumpets and continued until the was finished.
And when they had made an end of , the king and all were with him bowed themselves and
Hezekiah the king and the the Levites to praise the with the words of David and of Asaph the . And the
Hezekiah answered and saidow ye have the and bring sacrifices and into the house of the . And the congregation brought in sacrifices and , and a were .
And the number of the which the congregation brought was and a hundred rams ad two hundred lambs
six hundred oxen and three thousand sheep.
But the priests were too few, not all the . their brethren the Levites help them till the work was ended and until the priests sanctifiedor the Levites were heart to sanctify themselves thn the priests.
And the were with the fat of the and the . o the service the house of the .
And Hezekiah rejoiced and all the people, that God had the for the thing was
And Hezekiah sent to all Israel and Juda and wrote letters to Ephraim and Manasseh, that they should come to the house of the at Jerusalem to assover unto the God of Israel.
the king hd counsel with his and all the congregation Jerusalem to keep the assover in the second month.
For they could not keep it at that time the people gathered together Jerusalem.
And the thing pleased the king and all the congregation.
they decree throughout all Israel from to Dan, that they should come the assover unto the God of Israel at Jerusalem for they had not
throughout all Israel and Juda, the commandment of the king children of Israel, turn again unto the God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, and will to the remnant of you that escaped out of the hand of the king of .
And be not like your fathers and your brethren trespassed against the of fathers, therefore gave them up
, but yield yourselves unto the and is which e hath sanctified for ever and serve the your God, that is wrath may turn from you.
For if ye turn unto the , your bethren and your children shall find compassion the them captive, that they come again this land for the your God is , and will not turn is face from you if ye im.
the from city to city the of Ephraim and Manasseh even unto ut they laughed them to scorn and mocked them.
Nevertheless Manasseh and themselves and came to Jerusalem.
the hand of God was in Juda, to them one to do the commandment of the king and the the word of the .
And there assembled Jerusalem people to the east of read in the second month.
And they arose and away the altars that were in Jerusalemnd all the incense they away and cast them into the rook .
they assover the fourteenth day of the second monthnd the priests and Levites sanctified themselves and brought in the into the house of the .
And they stood in their their according to the law of Moses the man of God. he priests sprinkled the blood the hand of the Levites.
there were many in the congregation were not sanctified: therefore to sanctify them the
otherwise than . But Hezekiah prayed for them
fathers, though not according to the of the .
And the Hezekiah and healed the people.
And the children of Israel were at Jerusalem the east of read seven days with great gladness and the Levites and the priests praised the day by day with loud instruments.
And Hezekiah spke unto the Levites good of the nd they th feast seven days and the God of their fathers.
And the whole assembly took counsel to keep seven days and they seven days with gladness.
For Hezekiah king of Juda gave to the congregation a thousand and seven thousand sheepnd the gave to the congregation a thousand and ten thousand sheepnd priests sanctified themselves.
And all the congregation of Juda with the priests and Levites and all the congregation that came out of Israel and the strangers came out of the land of Israel and dwelt in Juda rejoiced
there was great joy in Jerusalemor since the time of Slomon the son of David king of Israel not in Jerusalem.
the priests the Levites arose and blessed the people and their voice was heard and their
prayer up is holy dwelling place heaven.
and cut down the and Manasseh, until they had them. all the children of Israel returned every man to his possession in their own cities.
And Hezekiah the priests and the Levites their course, every man according to his to minister and to thank and to in the gates of the of the .
the portion of his substance for morning and , and the and new moons and feasts, as it is written in the law of the
he the people dwelt in Jerusalem to give the of the priests and Levites, that they might be in the law of the .
And as soon as the came abroad the children of Israel brought abundance of corn, wine, oil and honey, and of all of the field and the tithe of all things brought they in .
And the children of Israel and Juda dwelt in the cities of Juda, they also brought in the tithe of oxen and sheep, and tithe of things which were the their God, and them heaps.
In the third month they began to lay the heaps and finished them the seventh.
And when Hezekiah and the came and saw the heaps, they blessed the and is people Israel.
Hezekiah questioned the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps.
And Azariah the chief priest of the house of Zadok answered him and saidince began to bring the into the house of the , we have had enough and left for the hath blessed is people and
the house of the nd they ,
and in the and the tithes and the dedicate which the Levite rule Smei his brother next.
And Jehiel, were overseers and Smei his brother at the of Hezekiah the king and Aariah the ruler of the house of God.
And the son of the Levite the the the freewill offerings of God to
him were Eden, Miniamin, Jesua, , Amariah and in the cities of the priests their , to give to their brethren , as well to the as to the
males from three and into the house of the
of their fathers from twenty years
all the congregation of Aaron the priests were in the fields of the suburbs of their cities city, to give portions to all the males the priests and to all were reckoned among the Levites.
And did Hezekiah throughout all Juda, and that was good right and truth before the his God.
And in work that he began in the service of the house of God, to seek his God did with all his heart, and prospered.
After these and , Sennaherib king of came and entered into Juda and against the cities and thought to them .
And when Hezekiah saw that Sennaherib come and that he was purposed to fight against Jerusalem
he took counsel with his and to stop the water of the fountains were the city and they help him.
o there gathered people together stopped all the and the brook that ran through the midst of the land, the kings of find much water?
he and built up the wall was broken, and towers, and another wall , and repaired the ity of David, and made darts and shields.
And he set aptains of war over the people and gathered them together the street of the gate of the city and spke to them
the king of and the multitude that is with him for there with us than with him.
With him is an arm of fleshut with us is the our God to help us and to fight our battles. And the people the words of Hezekiah king of Juda.
After th Sennaherib king of sent his servants to Jerusalem (he himself Lachis, and all his with him) unto Hezekiah king of Juda and unto all Juda were at Jerusalem saying
Thus saith Sennaherib king of : do ye trust, that in Jerusalem
us out of the hand of the king of
not Hezekiah his and his altars, and commanded Juda and Jerusalem saying before one altar
what I and my fathers have done unto all the people of other lands able to their lands out of hand
all the ods of those nations that my fathers destroyed that could deliver his people out of mine hand, that your God should be able to deliver you out of mine hand
let not Hezekiah deceive you persuade you o this , yet believe himor no od nation kingdom was able to his people out of mine hand and the hand of my fathers much less shall your God you out of mine hand
And his servants against the God and against his servant Hezekiah.
e wrote letter to rail the God of Israel and sayings the ods of the nations of other lands have not delivered their people out of mine hand, shall the God of Hezekiah deliver his people out of mine hand.
they cried with a loud voice in the Jews speech unto the people of Jerusalem were on the wall to them and to them, that they might take the city.
And they spke against the God of Jerusalem as against the ods of the of the earth, which the work of the hands of mn.
Hezekiah the king and the prophet Isaiah son of Amoz prayed and cried to heaven.
And the sent an angel of the king of he with shame his own land. And when he come into the house of his od,
saved Hezekiah and the Jerusalem the hand of king of of all other, and them on
to Hezekiah king of Juda so that he was magnified in the sight of all nations from thenceforth.
In those days Hezekiah was sick
according to the him, for his heart
Notwithstanding Hezekiah himself for the of his heart, both he and the of Jerusalem the of the not upon them in the days of Hezekiah.
And Hezekiah had exceeding much riches and nd he silver, gold, stones, spices, shields and all manner pleasant ewels
for the of corn wine and oil and for all manner of beasts, and
God had given him substance
sa Hezekiah stopped the upper of and brought down to the est side of the ity of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.
the ambassadors of the of sent him to of the wonder that in the land, God left him to him that all that was in his heart
rest of the of Hezekiah and his goodness are written in the vision of Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz in the book of the kings of Juda and Israel.
And Hezekiah with his fathers, and they buried him in the of the
sons of David and Juda and the of Jerusalem did him at his death. And
Manasseh his son reigned in his stead.
Manasseh was twelve years old when he , and reigned fifty five years in Jerusalem.
he did in the sight of the , like the abominations of the heathen the cast out before the children of Israel.
For he built again the which Hezekiah his father had broken downnd he reared up altars Baal and made and all the host of heaven and served them.
he built altars in the house of the the ha saidn Jerusalem shall y name be for ever.
And he altars all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the .
And he his children fire in the alley of the on of he observed wrought much evil in the sight of the to anger.
And he carved magedol which he had made, in the house of Godf which God said to David and to Slomon his son, n this house in Jerusalem which I have chosen all the tribes will put y name for ever
more the of Israel from the land which I have for your fathers so they to do all I have commanded
Manasseh made Juda and the of Jerusalem to err and to do worse than the heathen the destroyed before the children of Israel.
And the spke to Manasseh and to his people, they not .
the brought upon them the aptains of the host of the ing of , took Manasseh and bound him with and carried him to Babylon.
And when he was in he besought the his God, and humbled himself before the God of his fathers,
and im and e was entreated him and heard his and brought him again to Jerusalem into his kingdom. hen Manasseh knew that the was God.
th he built a wall the ity of David on the west side of Gihon in the a very great height, and put captains of war in all the cities of Juda.
And he took away strange ods and the dol out of the house of , and all the altars that he had built in the mount of the house of and in Jerusalem, and cast them out of the city.
And he altar the and sacrificed thereon and , and Juda to serve the God of Israel.
Nevertheless the people still in the , b unto the their God only.
rest of the acts of Manasseh and his prayer unto his God, and the words of the sers spke to him in the name of the God of Israel, are written the of the kings of Israel.
is prayer and how was , and all his sin and trespass, and the places where he and set up and mages before he was , are written among the of the
Manasseh with his fathers, they buried him in his own house and Amon his son reigned in his .
Amon was twenty years old when he began to reign, and reigned two years in Jerusalem.
he did that the Manasseh his father for Amon sacrificed all the carved mages which Manasseh his father made and served them
nd not himself before the as Manasseh his father had himselfut Amon trespassed
his servants conspired against him and slew him in his own house.
the people of the land slew all had conspired against ing Amonnd the
people of the land made Josiah his son king in his .
Josiah was eight years old, and he reigned in Jerusalem thirty years.
And he did that the , and walked in the ways of David his father neither to the right hand to the left.
n the eighth year of his reign, he was yet , he began to seek after the God of David his fathernd in the twelfth year he began to purge Juda and Jerusalem of
down the altars of in his presence, and the that were them he and made dust of them and strwed it upon the graves of had them.
And he burn the bones of the priests upon the altars, and cleansed Juda and Jerusalem.
And so did he in the cities of Ephraim Simeon
altars and the the idols throughout all the land of Israel returned to Jerusalem.
in the eighteenth year of his reign when he had purged the land and the , he sent Saphan the son of Azaliah, and Maasiah the governor of the city and Joah the son of Joahaz the recorder, to repair the house of the his God.
And when they came to Hlkiah the high priest, delivered the money that was brought into the house of God, which the Levites kept the had gathered the hand of Manasse and Ephraim and all
And they put it in the hand of the workmen had the oversight of the house of the gave it to the wrought the house of the to repair and mend
to and to buy hew stone and timber for and for the houses which the kings of Juda had destroyed
And the men the work .And the overseers of them were Jahath and Obadiah Levites of the of Merari and and of the of the instruments of usic.
over the bearers of burdens and all wrought
they brought out the money that was brought into the house, Hlkiah the priest found book of the law of the given by Moses.
And Hlkiah answered and said to Saphan the scribeI have found the ook of the aw in the house of the nd the book to Saphan.
And Saphan carried the book to the king and brought the king word again, sayingll that was committed to thy servants, th do .
And they have the money that was found in the house of the and have delivered into the hand of the overseers of the workmen.
hen Saphan the scribe the king, sayingHlkiah the priest hath given me a booknd read it before the king.
And when the king had heard the words of the law, he his clothes
nd commanded and Ahikam the son of and Abdon the son of Micah and the scribe and Asaia a servant of the king, saying
o of the for me and for are left in Israel and Juda concerning the words of the book that is foundor great is the wrath of the that is upon us, because our fathers kept the word of the , to do all that is written in this book.
And Hlkiah the son of the son of keeper of the wardrobe ( dwelt in Jerusalem in the ) and they
, I will bring evil upon this place and upon the thereof, even all the curses that are written in the book which they have read before the king of Juda,
because they have forsaken e and have unto other ods to anger with all works of their handsherefore y wrath this place and shall not be quenched.
And as for the king of Juda sent you to of the , so shall ye say unto himhus saith the God of Israel concerning the words which thou hast heard
Because thine heart and thou didst thyself before God when thou heardest is words against this place and against the thereof and humble thyself before e, and thy clothes and before e, have heard also saith the .
Behold I will thee to thy fathers and thou shalt be thy grave in peace, thine eyes see all the that I will bring upon this place and upon the of the same they brought the king word again.
Then the king sent and gathered together all the elders of Juda and Jerusalem.
And the king went up into the house of the , and all the men of Juda and the of Jerusalem and the riests and Levites and all the people great and small and read all the words of the book of the covenant that was found in the house of the .
And the ing stood his and made a covenant before the with all his heart and with all his soul to the words of the
in Jerusalem and Benjaminnd the of Jerusalem to the covenant of God the God of their fathers.
And Josiah away all abominations out of all that pertained to the
children of Israel
of the house of the
of the house of
the vessels of the house of
of the house of
and the treasures of the king and his he to Babylon.
And they burn the house of God and brke down the wall of Jerusalem and burn all the palaces thereof with fire all the goodly
where they were servants to him and his until the kingdom of Persia,
to fulfil the word of the by the mouth of Jeremiah, until the land had her Sabbaths for as long as she lay desolate she kept Sabbath years.
the first year of Cyrus king of Persia the word of the by the mouth of Jeremiah, the stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, that he made a proclamation throughout all kingdom and it in writing, saying
Thus saith Cyrus king of Persiall the kingdoms of the earth hath the God of heaven
given me hath charged me to build im a house in Jerusalem is in Juda. among you of all is peoplehe his God be with him, and let him go up.