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20 Then the Spirit of God [a]came upon (A)Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest, who stood above the people, and said to them, “Thus says God: (B)‘Why do you transgress the commandments of the Lord, so that you cannot prosper? (C)Because you have forsaken the Lord, He also has forsaken you.’ ” 21 So they conspired against him, and at the command of the king they (D)stoned him with stones in the court of the house of the Lord. 22 Thus Joash the king did not remember the kindness which Jehoiada his [b]father had done to him, but killed his son; and as he died, he said, “The Lord look on it, and (E)repay!”

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 24:20 Lit. clothed
  2. 2 Chronicles 24:22 Foster father

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