2 Kgs 15:10

15:10 Shallum . . . struck him down. Zechariah’s death precipitated a long struggle for power that involved a series of revolutions and counter-revolutions. Including Zechariah, Israel had four different kings (Shallum, Menahem, Pekahiah) in only thirteen years. These kings did not have the prophetic sanction (cf. Hos. 8:4).