19 When Jehoshaphat king of Judah returned safely to his palace in Jerusalem, Jehu(A) the seer, the son of Hanani, went out to meet him and said to the king, “Should you help the wicked(B) and love[a] those who hate the Lord?(C) Because of this, the wrath(D) of the Lord is on you. There is, however, some good(E) in you, for you have rid the land of the Asherah poles(F) and have set your heart on seeking God.(G)

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 19:2 Or and make alliances with

He too followed(A) the ways of the house of Ahab,(B) for his mother encouraged him to act wickedly.

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