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48 (A)Jehoshaphat (B)made [a]merchant ships to go to (C)Ophir for gold; (D)but they never sailed, for the ships were wrecked at (E)Ezion Geber. 49 Then Ahaziah the son of Ahab said to Jehoshaphat, “Let my servants go with your servants in the ships.” But Jehoshaphat would not.

50 And (F)Jehoshaphat [b]rested with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the City of David his father. Then Jehoram his son reigned in his place.

Ahaziah Reigns in Israel

51 (G)Ahaziah the son of Ahab became king over Israel in Samaria in the seventeenth year of Jehoshaphat king of Judah, and reigned two years over Israel. 52 He did evil in the sight of the Lord, and (H)walked in the way of his father and in the way of his mother and in the way of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who had made Israel sin; 53 for (I)he served Baal and worshiped him, and provoked the Lord God of Israel to anger, (J)according[c] to all that his father had done.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 22:48 Or ships of Tarshish
  2. 1 Kings 22:50 Died and joined his ancestors
  3. 1 Kings 22:53 In the same way that

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