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2 Kings 16

Overview

2 Kings 16:1, Ahaz’s wicked reign; 2 Kings 16:5, Ahaz, assailed by Rezin and Pekah, hires Tiglath-pileser against them; 2 Kings 16:10, Ahaz, sending a pattern of an altar from Damascus to Urijah, diverts the brazen altar to his own devotions; 2 Kings 16:17, He spoils the temple; 2 Kings 16:19, Hezekiah succeeds him.

Verse 1

seventeenth: 2 Kings 15:27-30, 2 Kings 15:32, 2 Kings 15:33

Ahaz: 2 Kings 15:38, 2 Chronicles 28:1-4, Isaiah 1:1, Isaiah 7:1, Hosea 1:1, Micah 1:1

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 15:30 - in the twentieth 1 Chronicles 3:13 - Ahaz Matthew 1:9 - Achaz

Verse 2

did not: 2 Kings 14:3, 2 Kings 15:3, 2 Kings 15:34, 2 Kings 18:3, 2 Kings 22:2, 1 Kings 3:14, 1 Kings 9:4, 1 Kings 11:4-8, 1 Kings 15:3, 2 Chronicles 17:3, 2 Chronicles 29:2, 2 Chronicles 34:2, 2 Chronicles 34:3

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 17:7 - the Lord 2 Kings 21:2 - And he did 2 Chronicles 28:1 - Ahaz

Verse 3

he walked: 2 Kings 8:18, 1 Kings 12:28-30, 1 Kings 16:31-33, 1 Kings 21:25, 1 Kings 21:26, 1 Kings 22:52, 1 Kings 22:53, 2 Chronicles 22:3, 2 Chronicles 28:2-4

made his son: 2 Kings 17:17, 2 Kings 23:10, Leviticus 18:21, Leviticus 20:2, Deuteronomy 12:31, Deuteronomy 18:10, 2 Chronicles 33:6, Psalms 106:37, Psalms 106:38, Jeremiah 32:35, Ezekiel 16:21, Ezekiel 20:26, Ezekiel 20:31

according: 2 Kings 21:2, 2 Kings 21:11, Deuteronomy 12:31, 1 Kings 14:24, 2 Chronicles 33:2, Psalms 106:35, Ezekiel 16:47

Reciprocal: Leviticus 18:27 - General 2 Kings 15:37 - In those days 2 Kings 17:8 - walked 2 Kings 17:19 - walked 2 Kings 21:6 - he made 2 Chronicles 28:3 - burnt Isaiah 57:5 - under Ezekiel 11:12 - but Ezekiel 16:20 - and these Micah 1:5 - they Micah 1:13 - for Micah 6:7 - shall Micah 6:16 - the works

Verse 4

on the hills: Deuteronomy 12:2, 1 Kings 14:23, Isaiah 57:5-7, Isaiah 65:4, Isaiah 66:17, Jeremiah 17:2, Ezekiel 20:28, Ezekiel 20:29

Reciprocal: Leviticus 17:5 - in the open 2 Kings 17:10 - they set 2 Chronicles 28:4 - General Isaiah 65:7 - burned Ezekiel 6:13 - upon Micah 1:5 - they Micah 1:13 - for

Verse 5

am 3262, bc 742

Rezin: 2 Kings 15:37, 2 Chronicles 28:5-15, Isaiah 7:1, Isaiah 7:2-9

but could not: 1 Kings 11:36, 1 Kings 15:4, Isaiah 7:4-6, Isaiah 7:14, Isaiah 8:6, Isaiah 8:9, Isaiah 8:10, Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 9:7

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 28:16 - did king Isaiah 8:12 - A confederacy Ezekiel 16:57 - reproach

Verse 6

recovered: 2 Kings 14:22, Deuteronomy 2:8

Elath: Heb. Eloth, 1 Kings 9:26, 2 Chronicles 26:2

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 8:17 - Eloth 2 Chronicles 28:5 - delivered him Isaiah 9:12 - Syrians

Verse 7

Tiglathpileser: Heb. Tilgath-pileser, 2 Kings 15:29, 1 Chronicles 5:26, 2 Chronicles 28:20, Tilgath-pilneser

I am thy servant: 1 Kings 20:4, 1 Kings 20:32, 1 Kings 20:33

and save: Psalms 146:3-5, Jeremiah 17:5, Lamentations 4:17, Hosea 14:3

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 8:9 - Thy son Benhadad 2 Kings 17:3 - king of Assyria 2 Kings 18:7 - rebelled 1 Chronicles 5:6 - Tilgathpilneser Isaiah 7:20 - shave Isaiah 10:20 - no more Isaiah 57:9 - thou wentest to the king Jeremiah 2:18 - or what hast Jeremiah 13:21 - for Ezekiel 16:28 - General Ezekiel 23:5 - on the Ezekiel 23:12 - upon Hosea 5:10 - remove Hosea 5:13 - went

Verse 8

the silver: 2 Kings 16:17, 2 Kings 16:18, 2 Kings 12:17, 2 Kings 12:18, 2 Kings 18:15, 2 Kings 18:16, 2 Chronicles 16:2, 2 Chronicles 28:20, 2 Chronicles 28:21

to the king: Psalms 7:15, Psalms 7:16, Isaiah 7:17, Isaiah 8:7, Isaiah 8:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 43:11 - carry down 2 Kings 15:19 - Menahem 2 Kings 17:3 - and Hoshea 1 Chronicles 28:12 - the treasuries 2 Chronicles 12:9 - took away Isaiah 7:20 - shave Isaiah 10:13 - robbed Joel 3:5 - ye Micah 1:14 - give

Verse 9

am 3264, bc 740

went up: 2 Chronicles 28:5, Foretold, Amos 1:3-5

Damascus: Heb. Dammesek

Kir: Josephus informs us that this place was in Upper Media; and it is clear that it must be understood of some city or country in the dominions of the king of Assyria. It is highly probable that it was the country on the banks of the river ץסןע, Cyrus, or Kyrus, now called Kur, or Kura; and we find cities called Cyropolis, Cyrena, and Carine, mentioned by writers as lying in these parts, and a part of Media, called Syromedia, as it is thought, from the Syrians who were carried captive thither. Isaiah 22:6, Amos 9:7

slew Rezin: Isaiah 7:16, Isaiah 9:11

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 19:17 - the kings Isaiah 8:4 - the riches of Damascus Isaiah 10:9 - Samaria Isaiah 17:1 - Damascus is Isaiah 17:3 - fortress Isaiah 37:18 - the kings Amos 1:5 - the people Amos 3:12 - in Damascus in a couch

Verse 10

saw an altar: Deuteronomy 12:30, 2 Chronicles 28:23-25, Jeremiah 10:2, Ezekiel 23:16, Ezekiel 23:17, Romans 12:2, 1 Peter 1:18

the pattern: Exodus 24:4, Exodus 39:43, 1 Chronicles 28:11, 1 Chronicles 28:12, 1 Chronicles 28:19, Psalms 106:39, Ezekiel 43:8, Ezekiel 43:11, Matthew 15:6, Matthew 15:9

Reciprocal: Joshua 22:28 - Behold 2 Kings 16:14 - the altar 2 Kings 17:8 - walked 2 Kings 21:4 - he built 2 Chronicles 36:14 - all the chief Isaiah 8:2 - Uriah Ezekiel 6:9 - their eyes Ezekiel 11:12 - but Ezekiel 16:28 - General Ezekiel 44:12 - they ministered Micah 1:5 - they Mark 7:9 - Full

Verse 11

built an altar: 1 Kings 21:11-13, 2 Chronicles 26:17, 2 Chronicles 26:18, Jeremiah 23:11, Ezekiel 22:26, Daniel 3:7, Hosea 4:6, Hosea 5:11, Malachi 2:7-9, Galatians 1:10

Urijah: Isaiah 8:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 32:5 - Aaron 2 Kings 16:16 - General Ezekiel 11:12 - but

Verse 12

approached: 1 Kings 13:1, 2 Chronicles 26:16-19, 2 Chronicles 28:23, 2 Chronicles 28:25

offered thereon: Numbers 18:4-7

Verse 13

he burnt: Leviticus 1:1 - Leviticus 3:16

of his peace offerings: Heb. of the peace-offerings which were his

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 26:16 - went into 2 Chronicles 28:23 - For he sacrificed

Verse 14

the brazen: Exodus 40:6, Exodus 40:29, 2 Chronicles 1:5, 2 Chronicles 4:1, Matthew 23:35

the altar: 2 Kings 16:10-12

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 15:8 - the altar of the Lord 2 Chronicles 29:3 - opened Ezekiel 8:3 - to the door Ezekiel 8:16 - at the door Ezekiel 43:8 - setting

Verse 15

the morning: 2 Kings 3:20, Exodus 29:39-41, Numbers 28:2-10, Daniel 9:21, Daniel 9:27, Daniel 11:31, Daniel 12:11

the king's burnt: Leviticus 4:13-26, 2 Samuel 6:17, 2 Samuel 6:18, 1 Kings 3:4, 1 Kings 8:64, 2 Chronicles 7:4, 2 Chronicles 7:5, 2 Chronicles 29:21-24, 2 Chronicles 29:32, 2 Chronicles 29:35, Ezekiel 46:4-7, Ezekiel 46:12-14

for me to inquire by: 2 Kings 18:4, Genesis 44:5, 2 Chronicles 33:6, Isaiah 2:6, Hosea 4:12

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:41 - offer Judges 18:5 - Ask counsel 2 Chronicles 4:1 - an altar Isaiah 7:12 - I will not ask Ezekiel 43:8 - setting Acts 4:19 - to hearken

Verse 16

2 Kings 16:11, Acts 4:19, Acts 5:29, 1 Thessalonians 2:4, Jude 1:11

Verse 17

am 3265, bc 739

cut off: 2 Chronicles 28:24, 2 Chronicles 29:19

borders: 1 Kings 7:23, 1 Kings 7:27-39, 2 Chronicles 4:14

sea: 2 Kings 25:13-16, 1 Kings 7:23-26, 2 Chronicles 4:15, Jeremiah 52:20

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 16:8 - the silver 2 Chronicles 29:7 - General

Verse 18

the covert: There are a great number of conjectures concerning this covert; but it is probable that it was either, as Locke supposes, a sort of shelter or canopy erected for the people on the sabbath when the crowd was too great for the porch to contain them; or, as Dr. Geddes supposes, a seat, covered with a canopy, placed on an elevation, for the king and his court, when they attended public worship. 2 Kings 11:5, 1 Kings 10:5, Ezekiel 46:2

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 16:8 - the silver 2 Chronicles 9:4 - ascent 2 Chronicles 28:24 - cut in pieces 2 Chronicles 29:7 - General Jeremiah 38:14 - third

Verse 19

am 3262-3278, bc 742-726, 2 Kings 15:6, 2 Kings 15:7, 2 Kings 15:36, 2 Kings 15:38, 2 Kings 20:20, 2 Kings 20:21, 1 Kings 14:29

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 28:26 - the rest 2 Chronicles 35:27 - deeds

Verse 20

am 3278, bc 726

buried: 2 Kings 21:18, 2 Kings 21:26, 2 Chronicles 28:27

Hezekiah: 2 Kings 18:1, 1 Chronicles 3:13, 2 Chronicles 29:1, Isaiah 1:1, Hosea 1:1, Micah 1:1, Matthew 1:9, Ezekias

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 11:43 - slept 2 Chronicles 28:26 - the rest Isaiah 14:28 - General

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 2 Kings 16". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/2-kings-16.html.