2 Kings 14:5

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Kings 14:5

And it came to passe assoone as the kingdome was confirmed in his hand, that he slew his seruants which had slaine the king his father.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it came to pass, as soon as the kingdom was established in his hand, that he slew his servants who had slain the king his father:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now when he became strong in the kingdom, straight away he put to death those servants who had taken the life of the king his father;
- Basic English Bible

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.
- Darby Bible

And it came to pass, as soon as the kingdom was confirmed in his hand, that he slew his servants who had slain the king his father.
- Webster's 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:
- World English Bible

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,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And it came to pass, as soon as the kingdom was established in his hand, that he slew his servants who had slain the king his father;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Kings 14:5

Wesley's Notes for 2 Kings 14:5


14:4 High places - It is hard to get clear of those corruptions, which by long usage have gained prescription.

14:6 Slew not - Wherein he shewed faith and courage, that he would obey this command of God, though it was hazardous to himself, such persons being likely to seek revenge for their father's death.

14:7 Joktheel - Which signifies, the obedience of God, that is, given him by God as a reward of his obedience to God's message by the prophet, #2Chron 25:8|,9.


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