But Jehosheba, the daughter of King Jehoram[a] and sister of Ahaziah, took Joash(A) son of Ahaziah and stole him away from among the royal princes, who were about to be murdered. She put him and his nurse in a bedroom to hide him from Athaliah; so he was not killed.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 11:2 Hebrew Joram, a variant of Jehoram

He then went in search of Ahaziah, and his men captured him while he was hiding(A) in Samaria. He was brought to Jehu and put to death. They buried him, for they said, “He was a son of Jehoshaphat, who sought(B) the Lord with all his heart.” So there was no one in the house of Ahaziah powerful enough to retain the kingdom.

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