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Now the [a]destruction of Ahaziah was of God, in that he went unto Joram: for when he was come, he went out with Jehoram against Jehu the son of Nimshi, whom Jehovah had anointed to cut off the house of Ahab. And it came to pass, when Jehu was executing judgment upon the house of Ahab, that he found the princes of Judah, and the sons of the brethren of Ahaziah, ministering to Ahaziah, and slew them. And he sought Ahaziah, and they caught him (now he was hiding in Samaria), and they brought him to Jehu, and slew him; and they buried him, for they said, He is the son of Jehoshaphat, who sought Jehovah with all his heart. [b]And the house of Ahaziah had no power to hold the kingdom.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 22:7 Hebrew treading down.
  2. 2 Chronicles 22:9 Or, And there was none of the house of Ahaziah that had power etc.

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