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14:2 He was twenty-five years old when he began to reign; and he reigned twenty-nine years in Jerusalem: and his mother`s name was Jehoaddin of Jerusalem.
14:5 It happened, as soon as the kingdom was established in his hand, that he killed his servants who had slain the king his father:
14:6 but the children of the murderers he didn`t put to death; according to that which is written in the book of the law of Moses, as Yahweh commanded, saying, The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, nor the children be put to death for the fathers; but every man shall die for his own sin.
14:8 Then Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash, the son of Jehoahaz son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, Come, let us look one another in the face.
14:9 Jehoash the king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The thistle that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that was in Lebanon, saying, Give your daughter to my son as wife: and there passed by a wild animal that was in Lebanon, and trod down the thistle.
14:12 Judah was put to the worse before Israel; and they fled every man to his tent.
14:13 Jehoash king of Israel took Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Jehoash the son of Ahaziah, at Beth-shemesh, and came to Jerusalem, and broke down the wall of Jerusalem from the gate of Ephraim to the corner gate, four hundred cubits.
14:14 He took all the gold and silver, and all the vessels that were found in the house of Yahweh, and in the treasures of the king`s house, the hostages also, and returned to Samaria.
14:15 Now the rest of the acts of Jehoash which he did, and his might, and how he fought with Amaziah king of Judah, aren`t they written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?
14:16 Jehoash slept with his fathers, and was buried in Samaria with the kings of Israel; and Jeroboam his son reigned in his place.
14:18 Now the rest of the acts of Amaziah, aren`t they written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah?
14:19 They made a conspiracy against him in Jerusalem; and he fled to Lachish: but they sent after him to Lachish, and killed him there.
14:20 They brought him on horses; and he was buried at Jerusalem with his fathers in the city of David.
14:21 All the people of Judah took Azariah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the room of his father Amaziah.
14:22 He built Elath, and restored it to Judah, after that the king slept with his fathers.
14:24 He did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh: he didn`t depart from all the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, with which he made Israel to sin.
14:25 He restored the border of Israel from the entrance of Hamath to the sea of the Arabah, according to the word of Yahweh, the God of Israel, which he spoke by his servant Jonah the son of Amittai, the prophet, who was of Gath-hepher.
14:26 For Yahweh saw the affliction of Israel, that it was very bitter; for there was none shut up nor left at large, neither was there any helper for Israel.
14:28 Now the rest of the acts of Jeroboam, and all that he did, and his might, how he warred, and how he recovered Damascus, and Hamath, [which had belonged] to Judah, for Israel, aren`t they written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?
14:29 Jeroboam slept with his fathers, even with the kings of Israel; and Zechariah his son reigned in his place.