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23 (A)Then the servants of Amon (B)conspired against him, and killed the king in his own house.

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23 Amon’s officials conspired against him and assassinated(A) the king in his palace.

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24 But the people of the land (A)executed all those who had conspired against King Amon. Then the people of the land made his son Josiah king in his place.

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24 Then the people of the land killed(A) all who had plotted against King Amon, and they made Josiah(B) his son king in his place.

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25 And when they had withdrawn from him (for they left him severely wounded), (A)his own servants conspired against him because of the blood of the [a]sons of Jehoiada the priest, and killed him on his bed. So he died. And they buried him in the City of David, but they did not bury him in the tombs of the kings.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 24:25 LXX, Vg. son and vv. 20–22

25 When the Arameans withdrew, they left Joash severely wounded. His officials conspired against him for murdering the son of Jehoiada the priest, and they killed him in his bed. So he died and was buried(A) in the City of David, but not in the tombs of the kings.

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