New American Standard Bible
Now it came about, as soon as the kingdom was firmly in his hand, that he killed his servants who had slain the king his father.
King James Bible
And it came to pass, as soon as the kingdom was confirmed in his hand, that he slew his servants which had slain the king his father.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass when the kingdom was established in his hand, that he slew his servants who had smitten the king his father.
World English Bible
It happened, as soon as the kingdom was established in his hand, that he killed his servants who had slain the king his father:
Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, when the kingdom hath been strong in his hand, that he smiteth his servants, those smiting the king his father,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The phrase, "confirmed in his hand" 2 Kings 15:19, usually expresses the authorisation of a new reign by an imperial superior (see 2 Kings 15:19 note); but here it describes the result when the troubles consequent upon the murder of Joash had passed away. The new king's authority was generally recognized by his subjects.
LibraryThe Twelve Minor Prophets.
1. By the Jewish arrangement, which places together the twelve minor prophets in a single volume, the chronological order of the prophets as a whole is broken up. The three greater prophets, Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel, stand in the true order of time. Daniel began to prophesy before Ezekiel, but continued, many years after him. The Jewish arrangement of the twelve minor prophets is in a sense chronological; that is, they put the earlier prophets at the beginning, and the later at the end of the …
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible
The Girdle of the City. Nehemiah 3
2 Kings 12:20
His servants arose and made a conspiracy and struck down Joash at the house of Millo as he was going down to Silla.
2 Kings 15:19
Pul, king of Assyria, came against the land, and Menahem gave Pul a thousand talents of silver so that his hand might be with him to strengthen the kingdom under his rule.
2 Kings 21:24
Then the people of the land killed all those who had conspired against King Amon, and the people of the land made Josiah his son king in his place.
2 Chronicles 25:3
Now it came about as soon as the kingdom was firmly in his grasp, that he killed his servants who had slain his father the king.
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