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Amaziah. Compare 2 Kings 14:1-3 . Complementary to Kings (see App-56 ); verses: 2 Chronicles 25:5-10 and verses: 2 Chronicles 25:13-16 are additional.
established = confirmed.
killed the king (2 Chronicles 24:25 , 2 Chronicles 24:26 ).
as it is written. Compare Deuteronomy 24:16 .
in the law in the book of Moses. See App-47 .
children = sons.
sin. Hebrew. chata'. App-44 .
a man of God. See App-49 .
God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4 .
let not. For similar protests Compare 2 Chronicles 19:2 ; 2 Chronicles 20:37 .
army = host.
Israel. These were mercenaries gathered out of the ten tribes, to be used against Edom (2 Chronicles 25:6 ).
not with. This is the measure by which our alliances of all kinds should be tried.
all the children of Ephraim = any of the sons of Ephraim. Of these were the kings of Israel.
Ephraim. Put here for the whole northern kingdom.
be strong. Figure of speech Eironeia. App-6 .
army = troop.
valley of salt. South of the Dead Sea.
the children of Seir: i.e. the Edomites.
them: i.e. men, not villages.
set them up. For a similar action See 2 Chronicles 28:23 .
sent unto him a prophet. When He might have sent a sore judgment.
deliver = rescue.
Art thou made of, &c. = Have we given thee to be of.
of the king's counsel = for counsellor to the king.
determined = counselled.
advice = counsel, as in 2 Chronicles 25:16 . He took man's counsel, but not God's.
see = look. Idiom for desire to fight.
thistle = thorn. Compare 2 Kings 14:9 .
saw. See note on "see" (2 Chronicles 25:17 )
Obed-edom. He and his family were the Temple treasurers (1 Chronicles 26:15 ).
hostages. Hebrew "sons of securities".
are they not . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
made a conspiracy = conspired a great conspiracy. Figure of speech Polyptoton .
the city of Judah = Jerusalem. The only occurrence of the expression. Some codices, with Septuagint and Syriac and Vulgate, read "the city of David".
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