His going to Joram (A)was God’s occasion for Ahaziah’s [a]downfall; for when he arrived, (B)he went out with [b]Jehoram against Jehu the son of Nimshi, (C)whom the Lord had anointed to [c]cut off the house of Ahab.

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  1. 2 Chronicles 22:7 Lit. crushing
  2. 2 Chronicles 22:7 Joram, vv. 5, 7; 2 Kin. 8:28
  3. 2 Chronicles 22:7 destroy

(A)Then he searched for Ahaziah; and they caught him (he was hiding in Samaria), and brought him to Jehu. When they had killed him, they buried him, “because,” they said, “he is the son of (B)Jehoshaphat, who (C)sought the Lord with all his heart.”

So the house of Ahaziah had no one to assume power over the kingdom.

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