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So Jehoash king of Israel attacked. He and Amaziah king of Judah faced each other at Beth Shemesh in Judah.
King James Bible
So Joash the king of Israel went up; and they saw one another in the face, both he and Amaziah king of Judah, at Bethshemesh, which belongeth to Judah.
American Standard Version
So Joash king of Israel went up; and he and Amaziah king of Judah looked one another in the face at Beth-shemesh, which belongeth to Judah.
Young's Literal Translation
and go up doth Joash king of Israel, and they look one another in the face, he and Amaziah king of Judah, in Beth-Shemesh, that is Judah's,
2 Chronicles 25:21 Additional TranslationsTreasury of Scripture Knowledge
they saw one another That is, `they fought against each other.' To face an enemy, or to face one another, is still a common expression. The reason of this war was evidently the injury the army of Joash had done to the unoffending inhabitants of Judah. The ravages committed by them were totally unprovoked, base, and cowardly: they fell upon women, old men, and children, and butchered them in cold blood, when all the effective men were gone with their king against the Edomites. The quarrel of Amaziah were certainly just, yet he was put to the rout: he fell, and Judah with him, as Joash had said; and the reason was, because `it came of God, that he might deliver them into the hands of their enemies, because they sought after the gods of Edom.' This was the reason why the Israelites triumphed.
2 Chronicles 25:17 Then Amaziah king of Judah took advice, and sent to Joash, the son of Jehoahaz, the son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, Come...
Joshua 21:16 And Ain with her suburbs, and Juttah with her suburbs, and Bethshemesh with her suburbs; nine cities out of those two tribes.
1 Samuel 6:9,19,20 And see, if it goes up by the way of his own coast to Bethshemesh, then he has done us this great evil: but if not...
2 Chronicles 25:21 Parallel CommentariesAmaziah Amazi'ah Battle Belonged Belongeth Belongs Beth Bethshemesh Beth-Shemesh Beth-She'mesh Face Faced Israel Jehoash Joash Jo'ash Judah Judah's ShemeshAmaziah Amazi'ah Battle Belonged Belongeth Belongs Beth Bethshemesh Beth-Shemesh Beth-She'mesh Face Faced Israel Jehoash Joash Jo'ash Judah Judah's ShemeshTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Joshua 15:10 Then it curved westward from Baalah to Mount Seir, ran along the northern slope of Mount Jearim (that is, Kesalon), continued down to Beth Shemesh and crossed to Timnah.
2 Chronicles 25:20 Amaziah, however, would not listen, for God so worked that he might deliver them into the hands of Jehoash, because they sought the gods of Edom.
2 Chronicles 25:22 Judah was routed by Israel, and every man fled to his home.