Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

2 Kings 8:17

He was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.
New American Standard Version

Bible Study Resources

Concordances:
Nave's Topical Bible - Influence;   Israel, Prophecies Concerning;   Torrey's Topical Textbook - Kings;  
Dictionaries:
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Joram or Jehoram;   Bridgeway Bible Dictionary - Jehoram;   Phoenicia;   Easton Bible Dictionary - Jehoram;   Holman Bible Dictionary - Kings, 1 and 2;   Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Jehoram;   Morrish Bible Dictionary - Hazael ;   Joram, Jehoram;   The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Ramothgilead;   People's Dictionary of the Bible - Ahaziah;   Elisha;   Smith Bible Dictionary - Fuller's Field, the,;  
Encyclopedias:
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Jehoram;   The Jewish Encyclopedia - Jehoram (Joram);   Kings, Books of;   Soṭ;  

Adam Clarke Commentary

He reigned eight years in Jerusalem - Beginning with the fifth year of Joram, king of Israel. He reigned three years with Jehoshaphat his father, and five years alone; i.e., from A.M. 3112 to 3119, according to Archbishop Usher.

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Clarke, Adam. "Commentary on 2 Kings 8:17". "The Adam Clarke Commentary". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/2-kings-8.html. 1832.

John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible

Thirty and two years old was he when he began to reign,.... The second time, in the lifetime of his father:

and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem; which ended in the twelfth year of Joram king of Israel, 2 Kings 8:25.

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Gill, John. "Commentary on 2 Kings 8:17". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/2-kings-8.html. 1999.

John Trapp Complete Commentary

2 Kings 8:17 Thirty and two years old was he when he began to reign; and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

Ver. 17. And he reigned eight years.] Six years he reigned with his father, and eight years after him. See Ussher’s Annals of the World.

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Trapp, John. "Commentary on 2 Kings 8:17". John Trapp Complete Commentary. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/2-kings-8.html. 1865-1868.

Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible

Part with his father, and part by himself alone.

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Poole, Matthew, "Commentary on 2 Kings 8:17". Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/2-kings-8.html. 1685.

George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary

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Haydock, George Leo. "Commentary on 2 Kings 8:17". "George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/2-kings-8.html. 1859.

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged

Thirty and two years old was he when he began to reign; and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

No JFB commentary on this verse.

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Jamieson, Robert, D.D.; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. "Commentary on 2 Kings 8:17". "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/2-kings-8.html. 1871-8.

Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers

(17) Thirty and two years old . . . in Jerusalem.—Comp. the similar notices in 2 Kings 12 and the succeeding chapters. How different are these short annalistic summaries, the work of the Judæan compiler, from the rich and flowing narratives about Elijah and Elisha!

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Ellicott, Charles John. "Commentary on 2 Kings 8:17". "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/2-kings-8.html. 1905.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Thirty and two years old was he when he began to reign; and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.
A. M. 3112-3119. B.C. 892-885
Reciprocal: 2 Kings 1:17 - in the second;  2 Kings 8:25 - General2 Kings 8:26 - Two and twenty;  2 Chronicles 21:1 - Jehoram;  2 Chronicles 21:5 - Jehoram

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 2 Kings 8:17". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/2-kings-8.html.