2 Kings 11:20
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New American Standard Bible
So all the people of the land rejoiced and the city was quiet. For they had put Athaliah to death with the sword at the king's house.

King James Bible
And all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was in quiet: and they slew Athaliah with the sword beside the king's house.

Darby Bible Translation
And all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was quiet; and they had slain Athaliah with the sword beside the king's house.

World English Bible
So all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was quiet. Athaliah they had slain with the sword at the king's house.

Young's Literal Translation
And all the people of the land rejoice, and the city is quiet, and Athaliah they have put to death by the sword in the house of the king;

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

They slew Athaliah with the sword - This is one of the many little repetitions which mark the manner of the writer, and which generally contain some little point which has not been mentioned before (compare 2 Kings 11:16).

2 Kings 11:20 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Of the Weight of Government; and that all Manner of Adversity is to be Despised, and Prosperity Feared.
So much, then, have we briefly said, to shew how great is the weight of government, lest whosoever is unequal to sacred offices of government should dare to profane them, and through lust of pre-eminence undertake a leadership of perdition. For hence it is that James affectionately deters us, saying, Be not made many masters, my brethren (James iii. 1). Hence the Mediator between God and man Himself--He who, transcending the knowledge and understanding even of supernal spirits, reigns in heaven
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Kings
The book[1] of Kings is strikingly unlike any modern historical narrative. Its comparative brevity, its curious perspective, and-with some brilliant exceptions--its relative monotony, are obvious to the most cursory perusal, and to understand these things is, in large measure, to understand the book. It covers a period of no less than four centuries. Beginning with the death of David and the accession of Solomon (1 Kings i., ii.) it traverses his reign with considerable fulness (1 Kings iii.-xi.),
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Chronicles 23:21
So all of the people of the land rejoiced and the city was quiet. For they had put Athaliah to death with the sword.

Proverbs 11:10
When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices, And when the wicked perish, there is joyful shouting.

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