11 Jehoram also built high places(A) in the hills[a] of Judah, and he caused the inhabitants of Jerusalem to prostitute themselves,(B) and he led Judah astray.

Elijah’s Letter to Jehoram

12 Then a letter came to Jehoram from Elijah the prophet, saying:

This is what Yahweh, the God of your ancestor David says: “Because you have not walked in the ways of your father Jehoshaphat(C) or in the ways of Asa king of Judah(D) 13 but have walked in the way of the kings of Israel,(E) have caused Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to prostitute themselves like the house of Ahab(F) prostituted itself, and also have killed your brothers,(G) your father’s family, who were better than you,

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 21:11 Some Hb mss, LXX, Vg read cities

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