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  • PARALLEL BIBLE - 2 Kings 1:17


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    King James Bible - 2 Kings 1:17

    So he died according to the word of the LORD which Elijah had spoken. And Jehoram reigned in his stead in the second year of Jehoram the son of Jehoshaphat king of Judah; because he had no son.

    World English Bible

    So he died according to the word of Yahweh which Elijah had spoken. Jehoram began to reign in his
    place in the second year of Jehoram the son of Jehoshaphat king of Judah; because he had no son.

    Douay-Rheims - 2 Kings 1:17

    So he died according to the word of the Lord which Elias spoke, and Joram his brother reigned in his stead, in the second year of Joram the son of Josaphat king of Juda: because he had no son.

    Webster's Bible Translation

    So he died according to the word of the LORD which Elijah had spoken. And Jehoram reigned in his stead in the second year of Jehoram the son of Jehoshaphat king of Judah; because he had no son.

    Original Hebrew

    וימת
    4191 כדבר 1697 יהוה 3068 אשׁר 834 דבר 1696 אליהו 452 וימלך 4427 יהורם 3088 תחתיו 8478 בשׁנת 8141 שׁתים 8147 ליהורם 3088 בן 1121 יהושׁפט 3092 מלך 4428 יהודה 3063 כי 3588 לא 3808 היה 1961 לו  בן׃ 1121  

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    VERSE (17) -
    2Ki 3:1; 8:16,17 1Ki 22:51

    SEV Biblia, Chapter 1:17

    Y murió conforme a la palabra del SEÑOR que había hablado Elías; y reinó en su lugar Joram (hijo de Acab ), en el segundo año de Joram, hijo de Josafat rey de Judá; porque Ocozías no tenía hijo.

    Clarke's Bible Commentary - 2 Kings 1:17

    Verse 17. And
    Jehoram reigned in his stead] The Vulgate, Septuagint, and Syriac say, Jehoram HIS BROTHER reigned in his stead, in the second year of Jehoram. There were two Jehorams who were contemporary: the first, the son of Ahab, brother to Ahaziah, and his successor in the kingdom of Israel; the second, the son of Jehoshaphat, king of Judah, who succeeded his father in Judah. But there is a difficulty here: "How is it that Jehoram the brother of Ahaziah began to reign in the second year of Jehoram son of Jehoshaphat, seeing that, according to chap. iii. 1, he began his reign in the eighteenth year of the reign of Jehoshaphat; and, according to chap. viii. 16, Jehoram son of Jehoshaphat began to reign in the fifth year of Jehoram king of Israel?" Calmet and others answer thus: "Jehoram king of Israel began to reign in the eighteenth year of Jehoshaphat king of Judah, which was the second year after this same Jehoshaphat had given the viceroyalty to his son Jehoram; and afterwards Jehoshaphat communicated the royalty to Jehoram his successor, two years before his death, and the fifth year of Jehoram, king of Israel." Dr. Lightfoot takes another method:-"Observe," says he, "these texts, 1 Kings xxii. l11: Ahaziah the son of Ahab began to reign over Israel in Samaria the seventeenth year of Jehoshaphat king of Judah, and reigned two years; and ver. 17: And Ahaziah died according to the word of the Lord which Elijah had spoken, and Jehoram reigned in his stead, in the second gear of Jehoram son of Jehoshaphat king of Judah; and chap. iii. 1: Now Jehoram the son of Ahab began to reign over Israel in Samaria the eighteenth year of Jehoshaphat king of Judah. By these scriptures it is most plain, that both Jehoram the son of Jehoshaphat, and Ahaziah the son of Ahab, began to reign in the seventeenth of Jehoshaphat; for who sees not in these texts that Jehoshaphat's eighteenth, when Jehoram the son of Ahab began to reign, is called the second year of Jehoram the son of Jehoshaphat? Now Jehoshaphat's reign was not yet expired by eight or nine years, for this was in his seventeenth year, and he reigned twenty-five years, 1 Kings xxii. 42; nor was Ahab's reign expired by two or three years, for this was in his twentieth year, and he reigned twenty-two years. 1 Kings xvi. 29. But the reason why both their sons came thus into their thrones in their lifetime, and both in the same year, was because their fathers, Jehoshaphat and Ahab, were both engaged in the war against the Syrians about Ramoth-gilead: and while they were providing for it, and carrying it on, they made their sons viceroys, and set them to reign in their stead, while they were absent or employed upon that expedition." This is very probable, and seems well supported by the above texts, and would solve all the difficulties with which many have been puzzled and not a few stumbled, had we sufficient evidence for the viceroyalty here mentioned.

    Matthew Henry Commentary

    Verses 9-18 -
    Elijah called for fire from heaven, to consume the haughty, darin sinners; not to secure himself, but to prove his mission, and to revea the wrath of God from heaven, against the ungodliness an unrighteousness of men. Elijah did this by a Divine impulse, yet ou Saviour would not allow the disciples to do the like, Lu 9:54. The dispensation of the Spirit and of grace by no means allowed it. Elija was concerned for God's glory, those for their own reputation. The Lor judges men's practices by their principles, and his judgment is according to truth. The third captain humbled himself, and cast himsel upon the mercy of God and Elijah. There is nothing to be got by contending with God; and those are wise for themselves, who lear submission from the fatal end of obstinacy in others. The courage of faith has often struck terror into the heart of the proudest sinner. S thunderstruck is Ahaziah with the prophet's words, that neither he, no any about him, offer him violence. Who can harm those whom God shelters? Many who think to prosper in sin, are called hence lik Ahaziah, when they do not expect it. All warns us to seek the Lor while he may be found __________________________________________________________________


    Original Hebrew

    וימת 4191 כדבר 1697 יהוה 3068 אשׁר 834 דבר 1696 אליהו 452 וימלך 4427 יהורם 3088 תחתיו 8478 בשׁנת 8141 שׁתים 8147 ליהורם 3088 בן 1121 יהושׁפט 3092 מלך 4428 יהודה 3063 כי 3588 לא 3808 היה 1961 לו  בן׃ 1121  


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