New International Version
After the kingdom was firmly in his grasp, he executed the officials who had murdered his father the king.
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
As soon as the kingdom was confirmed in his hand - No doubt those wicked men, Jozachar and Jehozabad, who murdered his father, had considerable power and influence; and therefore he found it dangerous to bring them to justice, till he was assured of the loyalty of his other officers: when this was clear, he called them to account, and put them to death.
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2 Kings 12:20
His officials conspired against him and assassinated him at Beth Millo, on the road down to Silla.
2 Kings 15:19
Then Pul king of Assyria invaded the land, and Menahem gave him a thousand talents of silver to gain his support and strengthen his own hold on the kingdom.
2 Kings 21:24
Then the people of the land killed all who had plotted against King Amon, and they made Josiah his son king in his place.
2 Chronicles 25:3
After the kingdom was firmly in his control, he executed the officials who had murdered his father the king.
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