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

King James Bible
Jehoram was thirty and two years old when he began to reign, and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehoram was thirty-two years old when he began to reign; and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

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

Young's Literal Translation
A son of thirty and two years is Jehoram in his reigning, and eight years he hath reigned in Jerusalem,

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Slew all his brethren - What a truly diabolic thing is the lust of power! it destroys all the charities of life, and renders those who are under its influence the truest resemblants of the arch fiend. That he might sit the more secure upon his throne, this execrable man imbrues his hands in the blood of his own brothers! There are more instances of this species of cruelty among bad Asiatic kings than among any other class of men. The history of every country abounds in proofs; even that of our own is not the least barren.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

A.m.

3112-3119 B.C.

892-885
Jehoram. `In consort,

2 Kings 8:17 Thirty and two years old was he when he began to reign; and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

Library
The Prophecy of Obadiah.
We need not enter into details regarding the question as to the time when the prophet wrote. By a thorough argumentation, Caspari has proved, that he occupies his right position in the Canon, and hence belongs to the earliest age of written prophecy, i.e., to the time of Jeroboam II. and Uzziah. As bearing conclusively against those who would assign to him a far later date, viz., the time of the exile, there is not only the indirect testimony borne by the place which this prophecy occupies in
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

A Discourse of Mercifulness
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Matthew 5:7 These verses, like the stairs of Solomon's temple, cause our ascent to the holy of holies. We are now mounting up a step higher. Blessed are the merciful . . '. There was never more need to preach of mercifulness than in these unmerciful times wherein we live. It is reported in the life of Chrysostom that he preached much on this subject of mercifulness, and for his much pressing Christians to mercy, he was called of many, the alms-preacher,
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

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