When King Ahaziah of Judah saw this, he fled up the road toward Beth-haggan. And Jehu pursued him, shouting, "Shoot him too!" So they shot Ahaziah in his chariot on the Ascent of Gur, near Ibleam, and he fled to Megiddo and died there.
Cross ReferencesJoshua 17:11
Within Issachar and Asher, Manasseh was assigned Beth-shean, Ibleam, Dor (that is, Naphath), Endor, Taanach, and Megiddo, each with their surrounding settlements.
At that time Manasseh failed to drive out the inhabitants of Beth-shean, Taanach, Dor, Ibleam, and Megiddo, or any of their villages; for the Canaanites were determined to dwell in this land.
2 Kings 10:4
But they were terrified and reasoned, "If two kings could not stand against him, how can we?"
2 Chronicles 22:7
Ahaziah's downfall came from God when he went to visit Joram. When Ahaziah arrived, he went out with Joram to meet Jehu son of Nimshi, whom the LORD had anointed to destroy the house of Ahab.
2 Chronicles 22:9
Then Jehu looked for Ahaziah, and Jehu's soldiers captured him while he was hiding in Samaria. So they brought Ahaziah to Jehu and killed him. They buried him, for they said, "He is the grandson of Jehoshaphat, who sought the LORD with all his heart." So no one was left from the house of Ahaziah with the strength to rule the kingdom.
Chapter Outline1. Elisha sends a young prophet with instructions to anoint Jehu at Ramoth Gilead
4. The prophet having done his message, flees
11. Jehu, being made king by the soldiers, kills Joram in the field of Naboth
27. Ahaziah is slain at Gur, and buried at Jerusalem
30. Proud Jezebel is thrown down out of a window, and eaten by dogs.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Kings 8:29
2 Chronicles 22:7-9
2 Corinthians 6:17
1 Kings 21:2
2 Kings 23:29, 30
1 Kings 4:12
2 Chronicles 22:9
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