He had brothers, the sons of Jehoshaphat: Azariah, Jehiel, Zechariah, [a]Azaryahu, Michael and Shephatiah. All these were the sons of Jehoshaphat king (A)of Israel. Their father gave them many gifts of silver, gold and precious things, (B)with fortified cities in Judah, but he gave the kingdom to Jehoram because he was the firstborn.

Now when Jehoram had [b]taken over the kingdom of his father and made himself [c]secure, he (C)killed all his brothers with the sword, and some of the rulers of Israel also.

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  1. 2 Chronicles 21:2 Or Azariah
  2. 2 Chronicles 21:4 Lit risen up
  3. 2 Chronicles 21:4 Lit strong