Show header
Hide header
Verse: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
2 Kings 16 :1 16:1 aIn the seventeenth year of Pekah the son of Remaliah, Ahaz the son of Jotham, the king of Judah, began to reign.
2 Kings 16 :2 16:2 Ahaz was twenty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. And he did not do what was right in the sight of Jehovah his God, as David his father had done,
2 Kings 16 :3 16:3 But walked in the way of the kings of Israel; and he even caused his son to pass through the afire, according to the babominations of the nations that Jehovah had dispossessed before the children of Israel.
2 Kings 16 :4 16:4 And he sacrificed and burned incense in the high places and on the hills and under every flourishing atree.
2 Kings 16 :5 16:5 Then aRezin the king of Syria and Pekah the son of Remaliah, the king of Israel, came up to Jerusalem to battle. And they besieged Ahaz, but they were not able to fight with him.
2 Kings 16 :6 16:6 At that time Rezin the king of Syria restored Elath to Syria and drove the Jews from Elath; and the Syrians came to Elath and have dwelt there to this day.
2 Kings 16 :7 16:7 And Ahaz sent messengers to aTiglath-pileser the king of Assyria, saying, I am your servant and your son; come up, and save me out of the hand of the king of Syria and out of the hand of the king of Israel, who have risen up against me.
2 Kings 16 :8 16:8 And Ahaz took the silver and the gold that was found in the ahouse of Jehovah and in the treasuries of the king’s house, and sent it as a present to the king of Assyria.
2 Kings 16 :9 16:9 And the king of Assyria listened to him. And the king of Assyria went up against Damascus, and he took it and carried the people of it away captive to Kir. And he killed Rezin.
2 Kings 16 :10 16:10 And King Ahaz went to meet Tiglath-pileser the king of Assyria at Damascus, and he saw the altar that was at Damascus. And King Ahaz sent to aUrijah the priest the form of the altar and the pattern of it, according to all its workmanship.
2 Kings 16 :11 16:11 And Urijah the priest built an altar according to all that King Ahaz had sent him from Damascus. Urijah the priest made it that way before King Ahaz came from Damascus.
2 Kings 16 :12 16:12 And when the king came from Damascus, the king saw the altar; and the king approached the altar and aoffered upon it.
2 Kings 16 :13 16:13 And he burned his burnt offering and his meal offering, and poured out his drink offering, and sprinkled the blood of his peace offerings upon the altar.
2 Kings 16 :14 16:14 And the bronze aaltar which was before Jehovah, he brought forward from the front of the house, from between his altar and the house of Jehovah, and put it by the side of his altar on the north.
2 Kings 16 :15 16:15 And King Ahaz commanded Urijah the priest, saying, Upon the great altar burn the amorning burnt offering and the evening meal offering, and the king’s burnt offering and his meal offering, and the burnt offering of all the people of the land and their meal offering and their drink offerings; and sprinkle upon it all the blood of the burnt offering and all the blood of the sacrifice. And the bronze altar shall be for me to inquire by.
2 Kings 16 :16 16:16 And Urijah the priest did according to all that King Ahaz had commanded.
2 Kings 16 :17 16:17 And King Ahaz cut off the panels of the abases and removed the laver from off them; and he took down the bsea from off the bronze coxen that were under it and put it upon a pavement of stone.
2 Kings 16 :18 16:18 And the covered way for use on the Sabbath, which they had built in the house, and the king’s entry outside, he removed from the house of Jehovah because of the king of Assyria.
2 Kings 16 :19 16:19 aAnd the rest of the acts of Ahaz which he did, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah?
2 Kings 16 :20 16:20 And Ahaz slept with his fathers and was buried with his fathers in the city of David; and Hezekiah his son reigned in his place.
Download Android app
Play audio
Alphabetically search
Fill in the form
Quick transfer
on books and chapters of the Bible
Hover your cursor or tap on the link
You can hide links in the settings