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2 Kings 15

Azariah his good reign.

2 Kings 15:1 In the twentie and seuenth yere of Ieroboam king of Israel, began Azaria sonne of Amazia king of Iuda to raigne. 2 Kings 15:2 Sixteene yeres olde was he when he was made king, and he raigned two and fiftie yeres in Hierusalem: and his mothers name was Iecholiahu, of Hierusalem. 2 Kings 15:3 And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lorde, according to all thinges as did his father Amaziahu. 2 Kings 15:4 Saue that the high places were not put a way: For the people offered and burnt incense still on the high places.

He dying a leper, Jotham succeedeth.

2 Kings 15:5 And the Lorde smote the king, and he was a leaper vnto the day of his death, and dwelt in a seuerall house at libertie: and Iotham the kinges sonne gouerned the palace, and iudged the people of the lande. 2 Kings 15:6 The rest of the wordes that concerne Azaria, and all that he did, are they not written in the booke of the cronicles of the kinges of Iuda? 2 Kings 15:7 And so Azaria slept with his fathers, and they buryed him with his fathers in the citie of Dauid, and Iotham his sonne raigned in his steade.

Zachariah, the last of Jehu's generation, reigning ill, is slain by Shallum.

2 Kings 15:8 In the thirtie and eyght yere of Azaria king of Iuda, did Zacharia the sonne of Ieroboam raigne vpon Israel in Samaria sixe monethes: 2 Kings 15:9 And wrought that which was euill in the sight of the Lorde, as did his fathers: And turned not away from the sinnes of Ieroboam the sonne of Nabat which made Israel to sinne. 2 Kings 15:10 And Sallum the sonne of Iabes conspired against him, and smote him in the sight of the people, and killed him, and raigned in his steade. 2 Kings 15:11 The rest of the wordes that concerne Zacharia, beholde they are written in the booke of the cronicles of the kinges of Israel. 2 Kings 15:12 This is also the worde of the Lorde which he spake vnto Iehu, saying: Thy sonnes shall sit on the seate of Israel in the fourth generation after thee. And so it came to passe.

Shallum, reigning a month, is slain by Menahem.

2 Kings 15:13 Sallum the sonne of Iabes began to raigne in the thirtie and ninth yere of Uzziah king of Iuda, and he raigned a moneth in Samaria. 2 Kings 15:14 For Menahem the sonne of Gadi went vp from Thirza, & came to Samaria, and smote Sallum the sonne of Iabes in Samaria, and slue him, and raigned in his steade. 2 Kings 15:15 The rest of the wordes that concerne Sallum, and the treason which he conspired, beholde they are written in the booke of the cronicles of the kinges of Israel.

Menahem strengtheneth himself by Pul.

2 Kings 15:16 The same time Menahem destroyed Thiphsah, and all that were therein, & the coastes therof from Thirza: And because they opened not to him, he smote it, and ript vp al the women with childe. 2 Kings 15:17 The thirtie and ninth yere of Azaria king of Iuda began Menahem the sonne of Gadi to raigne vpon Israel ten yeres in Samaria. 2 Kings 15:18 And he did euil in the sight of the Lord, and turned not away al his dayes from the sinne of Ieroboam the sonne of Nabat which made Israel to sinne. 2 Kings 15:19 And Phul the king of Assyria came vpon the lande: And Menahem gaue Phul a thousand talentes of siluer, that his hand might be with him & stablishe the kingdome in his hande. 2 Kings 15:20 And Menahem made a proclamation for the money in Israel, that all men of substaunce should geue the king of Assyria fiftie sicles of siluer a peece: And so the king of Assyria turned backe againe, and taryed not there in the lande.

Pekahiah succeedeth him.

2 Kings 15:21 The rest of the wordes that concerne Menahem, and all that he did, are they not written in the booke of the cronicles of the kinges of Israel? 2 Kings 15:22 And Menahem slept with his fathers, and Pecahia his sonne did raigne in his steade.

Pekahiah is slain by Pekah.

2 Kings 15:23 In the fiftith yere of Azaria king of Iuda, began Pecahia the sonne of Menahem to raigne ouer Israel in Samaria two yeres: 2 Kings 15:24 And did that which was euill in the sight of the Lorde, and left not of from the sinnes of Ieroboam the sonne of Nabat which made Israel sinne. 2 Kings 15:25 But Pecah the sonne of Remaliahu, which was a captaine of his, conspired against him, & smote him in Samaria, euen in the place of the kinges house, with Argob and Aria, and with hym were fiftie men of the Gileadites: and he killed him, and raigned in his roome. 2 Kings 15:26 The rest of the wordes that concerne Pecahia, & all that he did, behold they are written in the booke of the cronicles of the kinges of Israel.

Pekah is oppressed by Tiglath-pileser, and slain by Hoshea.

2 Kings 15:27 In the fiftie and two yere of Azaria king of Iuda, began Pecah the sonne of Remaliahu to raigne ouer Israel in Samaria twentie yeres: 2 Kings 15:28 And did euill in the sight of the Lorde, and turned not away from the sinnes of Ieroboam the sonne of Nabat that made Israel sinne. 2 Kings 15:29 In the dayes of Pecah king of Israel, came Thiglath Pelesar king of Assyria, & toke Iion, Abel Beth maacha, Ianoah, Kedes, Hazor, Gilead, Galilee, and all the lande of Nephthali, and carryed them away to Assyria. 2 Kings 15:30 And Hosea the sonne of Ela, conspired treason against Pecah the sonne of Remaliahu, and smote him, & slue him, & raigned in his steade in the twentith yere of Iotham the sonne of Uzziah. 2 Kings 15:31 The rest of the wordes that concerne Pecah, and al that he did, behold they are written in the booke of the cronicles of the kinges of Israel.

Jotham's good reign.

2 Kings 15:32 The second yere of Pecah the sonne of Remaliahu king of Israel, began Iotham the sonne of Uzziah king of Iuda to raigne. 2 Kings 15:33 Fiue and twentie yeres olde was he when he began to raigne, and he raigned sixteene yeres in Hierusalem: His mothers name was Ierusa, the daughter of Zadoc. 2 Kings 15:34 And he did that which is right in the sight of the Lorde: euen according to all as did his father Uzziah, so did he.

2 Kings 15:35 But the high places were not put away, for the people offered and burnt incense still in the high places: he built the higher doore of the house of the Lorde.

Ahaz succeedeth him.

2 Kings 15:36 The rest of the wordes that concerne Iotham, and all that he did, are they not written in the booke of the cronicles of the kinges of Iuda? 2 Kings 15:37 (In those dayes the Lorde began to sende into Iuda, Rezin the king of Syria, & Pecah the sonne of Remaliahu.) 2 Kings 15:38 And Iotham slept with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the citie of Dauid his father, and Ahaz his sonne raigned in his steade.

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