2 Chronicles 24:17
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New International Version
After the death of Jehoiada, the officials of Judah came and paid homage to the king, and he listened to them.

King James Bible
Now after the death of Jehoiada came the princes of Judah, and made obeisance to the king. Then the king hearkened unto them.

Darby Bible Translation
And after the death of Jehoiada the princes of Judah came and made obeisance to the king; then the king hearkened to them.

World English Bible
Now after the death of Jehoiada came the princes of Judah, and made obeisance to the king. Then the king listened to them.

Young's Literal Translation
And after the death of Jehoiada come in have heads of Judah, and bow themselves to the king; then hath the king hearkened unto them,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The princes of Judah - made obeisance to the king - I believe the Targum has given the true sense of this verse: "After the death of Jehoiada, the great men of Judah came and adored King Joash, and seduced him; and then the king received from them their idols."

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Now after

Deuteronomy 31:27 For I know your rebellion, and your stiff neck: behold, while I am yet alive with you this day...

Acts 20:29,30 For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock...

2 Peter 1:15 Moreover I will endeavor that you may be able after my decease to have these things always in remembrance.

the princes of Judah

2 Chronicles 10:8-10 But he forsook the counsel which the old men gave him, and took counsel with the young men that were brought up with him...

2 Chronicles 22:3,4 He also walked in the ways of the house of Ahab: for his mother was his counselor to do wickedly...

Proverbs 7:21-23 With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him...

Proverbs 20:19 He that goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flatters with his lips.

Proverbs 26:8,28 As he that binds a stone in a sling, so is he that gives honor to a fool...

Proverbs 29:5 A man that flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.

Daniel 11:32 And such as do wickedly against the covenant shall he corrupt by flatteries: but the people that do know their God shall be strong...

then the king

Proverbs 29:12 If a ruler listen to lies, all his servants are wicked.

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The King's Farewell
'Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanness. 28. Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity. 29. Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye build the tombs of the prophets, and garnish the sepulchres of the righteous, 30. And say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

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A Word that Sticks and Stings. I suppose everyone here can think of three or four persons whom he loves or regards highly, who are not christians. Can you? Perhaps in your own home circle, or in the circle of your close friends. They may be nice people, cultured, lovable, delightful companions, fond of music and good books, and all that; but this is true of them, that they do not trust and confess Jesus as a personal Savior. Can you think of such persons in your own circle? I am going to wait a
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Cross References
2 Chronicles 24:16
He was buried with the kings in the City of David, because of the good he had done in Israel for God and his temple.

2 Chronicles 24:18
They abandoned the temple of the LORD, the God of their ancestors, and worshiped Asherah poles and idols. Because of their guilt, God's anger came on Judah and Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 18:24
"But if a righteous person turns from their righteousness and commits sin and does the same detestable things the wicked person does, will they live? None of the righteous things that person has done will be remembered. Because of the unfaithfulness they are guilty of and because of the sins they have committed, they will die.

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