11 Moreover, (A)he made high places in the mountains of Judah, and caused the inhabitants of Jerusalem (B)to play the harlot and led Judah astray.

12 Then a letter came to him from Elijah the prophet saying, “Thus says the Lord God of your father David, ‘Because (C)you have not walked in the ways of Jehoshaphat your father (D)and the ways of Asa king of Judah, 13 but (E)have walked in the way of the kings of Israel, and have caused Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to play the harlot (F)as the house of Ahab played the harlot, and you (G)have also killed your brothers, [a]your own family, who were better than you,

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 21:13 Lit your father’s house

11 He had also built high places on the hills of Judah and had caused the people of Jerusalem to prostitute themselves and had led Judah astray.

12 Jehoram received a letter from Elijah(A) the prophet, which said:

“This is what the Lord, the God of your father(B) David, says: ‘You have not followed the ways of your father Jehoshaphat or of Asa(C) king of Judah. 13 But you have followed the ways of the kings of Israel, and you have led Judah and the people of Jerusalem to prostitute themselves, just as the house of Ahab did.(D) You have also murdered your own brothers, members of your own family, men who were better(E) than you.

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