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18 When Asa heard about this, he took the silver and gold from his palace and from the Lord’s temple. He gave it to some of his officials and sent them to Damascus with this message for King Benhadad[a] of Syria: 19 “Our fathers signed a peace treaty. Why don’t we do the same thing? This silver and gold is a present for you. So, would you please break your treaty with Baasha and force him to leave my country?”

20 Benhadad did what Asa asked and sent the Syrian army into Israel. They captured the towns of Ijon, Dan, and Abel-Bethmaacah, and the territories of Chinneroth and Naphtali.

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Footnotes

  1. 15.18 Benhadad: Hebrew “Benhadad son of Tabrimmon son of Hezion.”

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