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Bible Commentaries
2 Chronicles 24

Everett's Study Notes on the Holy ScripturesEverett's Study Notes

Verses 1-27

2 Chronicles 24:20-21 Comments - The Stoning of Zechariah - Jesus refers to the stoning of Zechariah in Luke 11:51.

Luke 11:51, “From the blood of Abel unto the blood of Zacharias, which perished between the altar and the temple: verily I say unto you, It shall be required of this generation.”

2 Chronicles 24:22 Thus Joash the king remembered not the kindness which Jehoiada his father had done to him, but slew his son. And when he died, he said, The LORD look upon it, and require it.

2 Chronicles 24:22 “And when he died, he said, The LORD look upon it, and require it” - Comments - Zacharias prophesied that the Lord would require judgment for this death. Jesus confirmed this prophecy in Matthew 23:35.

Matthew 23:35, “That upon you may come all the righteous blood shed upon the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel unto the blood of Zacharias son of Barachias, whom ye slew between the temple and the altar.”

Bibliographical Information
Everett, Gary H. "Commentary on 2 Chronicles 24". Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/ghe/2-chronicles-24.html. 2013.
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