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2 Kings 11 - AMP

2 But Jehosheba, the daughter of King Jehoram, sister of Ahaziah, stole Joash son of Ahaziah from among the king's sons, who were to be slain, even him and his nurse, and hid them from Athaliah in an inner storeroom for beds; so he was not slain. 3 Joash was with his nurse hidden in the house of the Lord for six years. And Athaliah reigned over the land. 4 In the seventh year Jehoiada sent for the captains over hundreds of the Carites and of the guards or runners and brought them to him to the house of the Lord and made a covenant with them and took an oath from them in the house of the Lord and showed them the king's son. 5 And he commanded them, saying, This is the thing you shall do: a third of you who come in on the Sabbath shall keep watch of the king's house, 6 A third shall be at the gate Sur, and a third at the gate behind the guard. So you shall keep watch of the palace and be a barrier. 7 And two divisions of all you who should go off duty on the Sabbath shall keep the watch of the house of the Lord to the king. 8 You shall surround the king, every man with his weapons in his hand. And let anyone who breaks through the ranks be put to death. You be with the king when he goes out and when he comes in. 9 The captains over the hundreds did all that Jehoiada the priest commanded; and they took every man his men who were to come on duty on the Sabbath with those who should go off duty on the Sabbath, and came to Jehoiada the priest. 10 To the captains over hundreds the priest gave the spears and shields that had been King David's, which were in the house of the Lord. 11 And the guards stood, every man with his weapons in his hand, from the right corner to the left corner of the temple area, along by the altar and the temple proper. 12 And Jehoiada brought out the king's son and put the crown on him and gave him the Testimony ; and they proclaimed him king and anointed him, and they clapped their hands and said, Long live the king! 13 When Athaliah heard the noise of the guards and the people, she went into the house of the Lord to the people. 14 When she looked, there stood the king by the pillar, as was customary , and the captains and the trumpeters beside the king, with all the people of the land rejoicing and blowing trumpets. And Athaliah rent her clothes and cried, Treason! Treason! 15 Then Jehoiada the priest commanded the captains of hundreds set over the army and said to them, Take her forth outside the ranks, and him who follows her kill with the sword. For the priest had said, Let her not be slain in the house of the Lord. 16 They seized her, and she went through the horses' entrance to the king's house, and there she was slain. 17 And Jehoiada made a covenant between the Lord, the king, and the people that they would be the Lord's people--and also between the king and the people. 18 Then all the people of the land went to the house of Baal and destroyed it. His altar and his images they broke completely in pieces, and Mattan the priest of Baal they slew before the altars. And the priest appointed watchmen to guard the house of the Lord. 19 Then he took the rulers over hundreds, the captains, the guard, and all the people of the land, and they brought the king down from the house of the Lord and came by way of the guards' gate to the king's house. And Joash was seated on the throne of the kings. 20 So all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was quiet after Athaliah had been slain with the sword beside the king's house. 21 Joash was seven years old when he began to reign.



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William R. Nabaza avatar
Jehoiada's Covenant
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Jan, 2013
Summary: I. EXORDIUM: Have you made reforms or radical covenant to serve GOD lately? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To show Jehoiada as a type of CHRIST. IV. TEXT: 2 Kings 11:17 (New Living Translation, Second Edition) The
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 2 Kings 11:17
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 564
Mark Perryman avatar
Don't Let Your Environment Control You!
Shared by: Mark Perryman on May, 2007
Summary: Standing even when others won’t
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: 2 Kings 11:1-2
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 2,434
Mike Turner avatar
The Boy Who Was Hidden In The House Of God
Shared by: Mike Turner on Feb, 2005
Summary: A sermon on the story of Joash, the boy who was hidden in the House Of God !
based on 60 ratings
Scripture: 2 Kings 11:1-21
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 3,957
Paul L Brantley avatar
Your Condition is not your Conclusion
Shared by: Paul L Brantley on Jan, 2005
Summary: Where you are now is not the end, its just the beginning. This is not the end it’s just the start of great things.
based on 97 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 35,249
Wes Richard avatar
God keeps his promise alive in spite of human failure
Shared by: Wes Richard on Aug, 2004
Summary: In spite of human failure, God keeps his promise alive through children, spiritual mentors and diligent workers.
based on 20 ratings
Denomination: Brethren
Views: 4,072
Jerry Qualls avatar
Full of Years, Full of God
Shared by: Jerry Qualls on Jun, 2004
Summary: High Priest, Jehoiada, shows commitment, courage and goldy character as an example to fathers.
based on 27 ratings
Scripture: 2 Kings 11:1-20
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,327
Mark Holdcroft avatar
The Shunammite Woman
Shared by: Mark Holdcroft on Mar, 2004
Summary: The Shunammite woman received the promises of God. She made the man of God welcome, she made room, she received from God and she held on to the promise.
based on 189 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 45,240
Rick Gillespie- Mobley avatar
God Lifts Up, God Brings Down
Shared by: Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Sep, 2002
Summary: This sermon deals with the issue of pride and how it manages to sneak upon us all.
based on 18 ratings
Scripture: 2 Kings 11:29-14:17
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 2,887
Rickey Shive avatar
Athaliah
Shared by: Rickey Shive on Jan, 2002
Summary: Athaliah was the daughter of Ahab and Jezebel of Israel and the wife of Jehoram, king of Judah. Our goal in this study is to better understand the mistakes this wicked queen made, learn from her and thus avoid similar mistakes in our walk with God.
based on 111 ratings
Views: 14,911
Ed Vasicek avatar
Entangled Families or I'm My Own Grandpa
Shared by: Ed Vasicek on Dec, 2000
Summary: Does godliness or the lack thereof run in families? How strong a role does genetics play?
based on 60 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 710
Antonio Torrence avatar
Ruthless People
Shared by: Antonio Torrence on Nov, 2000
Summary: This Sermon is about Christian dealing with the ungodly and cruel behavior of other in their lives
based on 103 ratings
Scripture: 2 Kings 11:1-21
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 1,902