17 Ahaziah died according to the word of the Lord that Elijah had spoken. Since he had no son, Joram[a](A) became king in his place. This happened in the second year of Judah’s King Jehoram(B) son of Jehoshaphat.[b]

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  1. 2 Kings 1:17 Lit Jehoram; 2Kg 8:16
  2. 2 Kings 1:17 LXX omits in the second year . . . Jehoshaphat

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