New American Standard Bible
They buried him in the city of David among the kings, because he had done well in Israel and to God and His house.
King James Bible
And they buried him in the city of David among the kings, because he had done good in Israel, both toward God, and toward his house.
Darby Bible Translation
And they buried him in the city of David among the kings, because he had done good in Israel, both toward God and toward his house.
World English Bible
They buried him in the city of David among the kings, because he had done good in Israel, and toward God and his house.
Young's Literal Translation
and they bury him in the city of David, with the kings, for he hath done good in Israel, and with God, and his house.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
They buried him in the city of David among the kings - This unparalleled honor, due in part to the respect felt for Jehoiada's religious character, was probably, also, in part attributable to his connection with the royal family through his wife 2 Chronicles 22:11, and to the fact that, for 10 or 12 years, he had practically held the kingly office.
Toward his house - "i. e. toward God's house," the temple.
LibraryGlad Givers and Faithful Workers
'And it came to pass after this, that Joash was minded to repair the house of the Lord. 5. And he gathered together the priests and the Levites, and said to them, go out unto the cities of Judah, and gather of all Israel money to repair the house of your God from year to year, and see that ye hasten the matter. Howbeit the Levites hastened it not. 6. And the king called for Jehoiada the chief, and said unto him, Why hast thou not required of the Levites to bring in out of Judah and out of Jerusalem …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
2 Chronicles 21:2
He had brothers, the sons of Jehoshaphat: Azariah, Jehiel, Zechariah, Azaryahu, Michael and Shephatiah. All these were the sons of Jehoshaphat king of Israel.
2 Chronicles 21:20
He was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years; and he departed with no one's regret, and they buried him in the city of David, but not in the tombs of the kings.
2 Chronicles 24:15
Now when Jehoiada reached a ripe old age he died; he was one hundred and thirty years old at his death.
2 Chronicles 24:17
But after the death of Jehoiada the officials of Judah came and bowed down to the king, and the king listened to them.
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