Jeroboam II Reigns in Israel

2 Kings 14

23 In the fifteenth year of Amaziah the son of Joash, king of Judah, Jeroboam the son of Joash, king of Israel, began to reign in Samaria, and he reigned forty-one years. 24 And he did what was evil in the sight of the Lord. He did not depart from all the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, k which he made Israel to sin. 25 l He restored the border of Israel m from Lebo-hamath as far as the Sea of n the Arabah, according to the word of the Lord, the God of Israel, which he spoke by his servant o Jonah the son of Amittai, the prophet, who was from p Gath-hepher. 26 For the Lord q saw that the affliction of Israel was very bitter, r for there was none left, bond or free, and there was none to help Israel. 27 s But the Lord had not said that he would blot out the name of Israel from under heaven, so he saved them by the hand of Jeroboam the son of Joash.

28 Now the rest of the acts of Jeroboam and all that he did, and his might, how he fought, and how he restored t Damascus and u Hamath to Judah in Israel, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel? 29 And Jeroboam slept with his fathers, the kings of Israel, and Zechariah his son reigned in his place.

  1. Cross References
    1 Kings 14:16
    And he will give Israel up because of the sins of Jeroboam, which he sinned and made Israel to sin.
  2. Cross References
    2 Kings 10:32
    In those days the Lord began to cut off parts of Israel. Hazael defeated them throughout the territory of Israel:
    2 Kings 13:25
    Then Jehoash the son of Jehoahaz took again from Ben-hadad the son of Hazael the cities that he had taken from Jehoahaz his father in war. Three times Joash defeated him and recovered the cities of Israel.
  3. Cross References
    1 Kings 8:65
    So Solomon held the feast at that time, and all Israel with him, a great assembly, from Lebo-hamath to the Brook of Egypt, before the Lord our God, seven days.
  4. Cross References
    Deuteronomy 3:17
    The Arabah also, with the Jordan as the border, from Chinnereth as far as the Sea of the Arabah, the Salt Sea, under the slopes of Pisgah on the east.
  5. Cross References
    Jonah 1:1
    Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying.
    Matthew 12:39 - 40
    But he answered them, "An evil and adulterous generation seeks for a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of the prophet Jonah.
  6. Cross References
    Joshua 19:13
    From there it passes along on the east toward the sunrise to Gath-hepher, to Eth-kazin, and going on to Rimmon it bends toward Neah.
  7. Cross References
    Exodus 3:7
    Then the Lord said, "I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters. I know their sufferings.
    2 Kings 13:4
    Then Jehoahaz sought the favor of the Lord, and the Lord listened to him, for he saw the oppression of Israel, how the king of Syria oppressed them.
  8. Cross References
    Deuteronomy 32:36
    For the Lord will vindicate his people and have compassion on his servants, when he sees that their power is gone and there is none remaining, bond or free.
  9. Cross References
    2 Kings 13:5
    (Therefore the Lord gave Israel a savior, so that they escaped from the hand of the Syrians, and the people of Israel lived in their homes as formerly.
    2 Kings 13:23
    But the Lord was gracious to them and had compassion on them, and he turned toward them, because of his covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not destroy them, nor has he cast them from his presence until now.
  10. Cross References
    2 Samuel 8:6
    Then David put garrisons in Aram of Damascus, and the Syrians became servants to David and brought tribute. And the Lord gave victory to David wherever he went.
    1 Kings 11:24
    And he gathered men about him and became leader of a marauding band, after the killing by David. And they went to Damascus and lived there and made him king in Damascus.
    1 Chronicles 18:5 - 6
    And when the Syrians of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck down 22,000 men of the Syrians.
  11. Cross References
    2 Chronicles 8:3
    And Solomon went to Hamath-zobah and took it.
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