2 Kings 12:20
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New International Version
His officials conspired against him and assassinated him at Beth Millo, on the road down to Silla.

New Living Translation
Joash's officers plotted against him and assassinated him at Beth-millo on the road to Silla.

English Standard Version
His servants arose and made a conspiracy and struck down Joash in the house of Millo, on the way that goes down to Silla.

New American Standard Bible
His servants arose and made a conspiracy and struck down Joash at the house of Millo as he was going down to Silla.

King James Bible
And his servants arose, and made a conspiracy, and slew Joash in the house of Millo, which goeth down to Silla.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Joash's servants conspired against him and killed him at Beth-millo on the road that goes down to Silla.

International Standard Version
His servants rose up in rebellion, formed a conspiracy, and assassinated Joash in the palace at the terrace ramparts while he was on his way down to Silla.

NET Bible
His servants conspired against him and murdered Joash at Beth-Millo, on the road that goes down to Silla.

New Heart English Bible
His servants arose, and made a conspiracy, and struck Joash at the house of Millo, on the way that goes down to Silla.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
His own officials plotted against him and killed him at Beth Millo on the road that goes down to Silla.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And his servants arose, and made a conspiracy, and smote Joash at Beth-millo, on the way that goeth down to Silla.

New American Standard 1977
And his servants arose and made a conspiracy, and struck down Joash at the house of Millo as he was going down to Silla.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And his slaves arose and made a conspiracy and slew Joash in the house of Millo, as he was going down to Silla.

King James 2000 Bible
And his servants arose, and made a conspiracy, and slew Joash in the house of Millo, on the road which goes down to Silla.

American King James Version
And his servants arose, and made a conspiracy, and slew Joash in the house of Millo, which goes down to Silla.

American Standard Version
And his servants arose, and made a conspiracy, and smote Joash at the house of Millo, on the way that goeth down to Silla.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And his servants arose, and conspired among themselves, and slew Joas in the house of Mello in the descent of Sella.

Darby Bible Translation
And his servants rose up and made a conspiracy, and smote Joash in the house of Millo, at the descent of Silla.

English Revised Version
And his servants arose, and made a conspiracy, and smote Joash at the house of Millo, on the way that goeth down to Silla.

Webster's Bible Translation
And his servants arose, and made a conspiracy, and slew Joash in the house of Millo, which goeth down to Silla.

World English Bible
His servants arose, and made a conspiracy, and struck Joash at the house of Millo, [on the way] that goes down to Silla.

Young's Literal Translation
And his servants rise, and make a conspiracy, and smite Joash in the house of Millo, that is going down to Silla:
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
12:17-21 Let us review the character of Jehoash, and consider what we may learn from it. When we see what a sad conclusion there was to so promising a beginning, it ought to make us seek into our spiritual declinings. If we know any thing of Christ as the foundation of our faith and hope, let us desire to know nothing but Christ. May the work of the blessed Spirit on our souls be manifest; may we see, feel, and be earnest, in seeking after Jesus in all his fulness, suitableness, and grace, that our souls may be brought over from dead works to serve the living and true God.
Study Bible
The Reign of Joash Ends
19Now the rest of the acts of Joash and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah? 20His servants arose and made a conspiracy and struck down Joash at the house of Millo as he was going down to Silla. 21For Jozacar the son of Shimeath and Jehozabad the son of Shomer, his servants, struck him and he died; and they buried him with his fathers in the city of David, and Amaziah his son became king in his place.…
Cross References
Judges 9:6
All the men of Shechem and all Beth-millo assembled together, and they went and made Abimelech king, by the oak of the pillar which was in Shechem.

2 Samuel 5:9
So David lived in the stronghold and called it the city of David. And David built all around from the Millo and inward.

1 Kings 11:27
Now this was the reason why he rebelled against the king: Solomon built the Millo, and closed up the breach of the city of his father David.

2 Kings 12:19
Now the rest of the acts of Joash and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?

2 Kings 14:5
Now it came about, as soon as the kingdom was firmly in his hand, that he killed his servants who had slain the king his father.

2 Kings 21:23
The servants of Amon conspired against him and killed the king in his own house.

2 Chronicles 24:25
When they had departed from him (for they left him very sick), his own servants conspired against him because of the blood of the son of Jehoiada the priest, and murdered 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.
Treasury of Scripture

And his servants arose, and made a conspiracy, and slew Joash in the house of Millo, which goes down to Silla.

his servants

2 Kings 14:5 And it came to pass, as soon as the kingdom was confirmed in his …

2 Chronicles 24:24,25 For the army of the Syrians came with a small company of men, and …

2 Chronicles 25:27 Now after the time that Amaziah did turn away from following the …

2 Chronicles 33:24 And his servants conspired against him, and slew him in his own house.

the house of Millor. or, Beth-millo

Judges 9:6 And all the men of Shechem gathered together, and all the house of …

2 Samuel 5:9 So David dwelled in the fort, and called it the city of David. And …

1 Kings 11:27 And this was the cause that he lifted up his hand against the king: …

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