2 Kgs 9:27

9:27 Ahaziah the king of Judah . . . died. Jehu was not authorized to kill the descendants of David who were related to the house of Ahab through his daughter Athaliah (cf. vv. 8–10). Jehu was too zealous in carrying out his commission. Hosea criticizes him for “the blood of Jezreel” (Hos. 1:4).