Hazael, the new king of Syria, made war on Jehu, and conquered all the land on the east of the Jordan, from the brook Amon to the land of Bashan in the north; so all that was left of Israel was the country on the west of Jordan, from Bethel northward to Dan. Enrich your faith and grow in spiritual maturity with the incredible Bible study and devotional books listed below. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Jehu. Darby Bible Translation And the watchman told saying, He came to them, and does not return. Thiele offers the dates — BCE. And this was done in a cruel manner.

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Thy Strong Word – 2 Kings 9: Jehu Anointed King of Israel

Douay-Rheims Bible And he got up, and went into Jezrahel: Her servants later came to bury her, only to find that dogs had eaten all but her hands, feet, and skull. The troop’s leader is driving like a lunatic, like Jehu, grandson of Nimshi. Then Jehu said to Bidkar, whom he had made his chief captain, “Take away the body of Jehoram, and throw it into the field where the body of Naboth was thrown.

Douay-Rheims Bible And the watchman jheu, saying: And Jehu slew all the sons of Ahab, and their children with them, so that not one of Ahab’s family was left alive. New International Version Then he got into his chariot and rode to Jezreel, because Joram was resting there and Ahaziah king of Judah had gone down to see him.


To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. Yahweh even rewards Jehu with four generations of kings to sit on the throne of Israel 2 Kings This indicates that at least at the beginning of his reign, Jehu was supported by the pro- Jehovah faction. Joram had still not recovered, and King Ahaziah of Judah was there, visiting him.

The driving is like that of Jehu son of Nimshi–he drives like a maniac. Rulers of Israel and Judah.

American Standard Version And the watchman told, saying, He came even unto them, and cometh not back: They came by hundreds, hoping that Jehu would be their friends as Ahab and his family had been.

The one who drives the lead chariot drives like Jehu son of Nimshi; he drives recklessly. And the charioteer is driving like Jehu son of Nimshi—he drives like a madman. Then the young man, who was a prophet like Elisha, took the bottle of oil in his hand and went to Ramoth-gilead. Jehhu Jehoram tried to flee, but Jehu fired an arrow which pierced his jeju.

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And the watchman called out to Jehoram again, “Two men gave gone out to meet the company that is drawing near, but they have not come back; and the man at the head drives like Jehu, the son of Nimshi, for he drives furiously”.


He got as far as Megiddo, but he died there. Bible App for Kids. Robert Appleton Company, In this battle Jehoram, the king of Israel, was wounded; and he was taken to Jezreel, beside the great plain of Esdralon, there to recover from his wounds. When Jehu saw that he was safe and strong on the throne, he sent out a message to all the worshippers of Baal, the idol which Jezebel and the house of Ahab had brought into Israel.

The author of Kings tells that Jehu entered the city without resistance. He saw Jehoram’s mother, Jezebelwatching him with contempt from a palace window. King Ahaziah of Judah had come to see Joram. King Ahaziah managed to escape, but was mortally wounded, and died shortly after in Megiddo.

See 2 Kings 9: Tell this messenger to ask if they come in peace. And this was done in a cruel manner. With a chosen band, Jehu proceeded to Jezreel.

Eerdmans, ; 3rd ed. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. Step 1 – Create an account or log in to start your free trial. When Jezebel heard about it, she put on eye makeup, arranged her hair and looked out of a window.