2 Kings 8:17
New International Version
He was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years.

New Living Translation
Jehoram was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years.

English Standard Version
He was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

Berean Study Bible
Jehoram was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years.

King James Bible
Thirty and two years old was he when he began to reign; and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

New King James Version
He was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

New American Standard Bible
He was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned for eight years in Jerusalem.

NASB 1995
He was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

NASB 1977
He was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

Amplified Bible
He was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned for eight years in Jerusalem.

Christian Standard Bible
He was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He was 32 years old when he became king and reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

American Standard Version
Thirty and two years old was he when he began to reign; and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He was a son of thirtytwo years when he was made king, and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thirty and two years old was he when he began to reign, and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

Contemporary English Version
Jehoram was 32 years old when he became king, and he ruled 8 years from Jerusalem.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He was two and thirty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

English Revised Version
Thirty and two years old was he when he began to reign; and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

Good News Translation
at the age of thirty-two, and he ruled in Jerusalem for eight years.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He was 32 years old when he began to rule, and he ruled for 8 years in Jerusalem.

International Standard Version
He was 32 years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem for eight years.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thirty and two years old was he when he began to reign; and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

Literal Standard Version
he was a son of thirty-two years in his reigning, and he has reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

NET Bible
He was thirty-two years old when he became king and he reigned for eight years in Jerusalem.

New Heart English Bible
He was thirty-two years old when he began to reign. He reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

World English Bible
He was thirty-two years old when he began to reign. He reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

Young's Literal Translation
a son of thirty and two years was he in his reigning, and eight years he hath reigned in Jerusalem.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jehoram Reigns in Judah
16In the fifth year of the reign of Joram son of Ahab over Israel, Jehoram son of Jehoshaphat succeeded his father as king of Judah. 17Jehoram was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years. 18And Jehoram walked in the ways of the kings of Israel, just as the house of Ahab had done. For he married a daughter of Ahab and did evil in the sight of the LORD.…

Cross References
Genesis 11:20
When Reu was 32 years old, he became the father of Serug.

2 Chronicles 21:5
Jehoram was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years.


Treasury of Scripture

Thirty and two years old was he when he began to reign; and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

A.









(17) Thirty and two years old . . . in Jerusalem.--Comp. the similar notices in 2 Kings 12 and the succeeding chapters. How different are these short annalistic summaries, the work of the Judaean compiler, from the rich and flowing narratives about Elijah and Elisha!

Verse 17. - Thirty and two years old was he when he began to reign; and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem. The eight years seem to be counted from his association in the kingdom by his father in his twenty-third year. He reigned as sole king only six years.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Jehoram
הָיָ֣ה (hā·yāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

[was] thirty-two
שְׁלֹשִׁ֥ים (šə·lō·šîm)
Number - common plural
Strong's 7970: Thirty, thirtieth

years old
בֶּן־ (ben-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1121: A son

when he became king,
בְמָלְכ֑וֹ (ḇə·mā·lə·ḵōw)
Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4427: To reign, inceptively, to ascend the throne, to induct into royalty, to take counsel

and he reigned
מָלַ֖ךְ (mā·laḵ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 4427: To reign, inceptively, to ascend the throne, to induct into royalty, to take counsel

in Jerusalem
בִּירוּשָׁלִָֽם׃ (bî·rū·šā·lim)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3389: Jerusalem -- probably 'foundation of peace', capital city of all Israel

eight
וּשְׁמֹנֶ֣ה (ū·šə·mō·neh)
Conjunctive waw | Number - feminine singular
Strong's 8083: A cardinal number, eight, eighth

years.
שָׁנִ֔ים (šā·nîm)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 8141: A year


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