14 for that was given to the workmen who were repairing the house of the Lord with it. 15 And (A)they did not ask for an accounting from the men into whose hand they delivered the money to pay out to the workmen, for they dealt honestly. 16 The money from (B)the guilt offerings and the money from the (C)sin offerings was not brought into the house of the Lord; (D)it belonged to the priests.

17 At that time (E)Hazael king of Syria went up and fought against Gath and took it. But when Hazael set his face (F)to go up against Jerusalem, 18 Jehoash king of Judah (G)took all the sacred gifts that Jehoshaphat and Jehoram and Ahaziah his fathers, the kings of Judah, had dedicated, (H)and his own sacred gifts, and all the gold that was found in the treasuries of the house of the Lord and of the king's house, and sent these to Hazael king of Syria. Then Hazael went away from Jerusalem.

The Death of Joash

19 Now the rest of the acts of Joash and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah? 20 (I)His servants arose and made a conspiracy (J)and struck down Joash in the house of (K)Millo, on the way that goes down to Silla. 21 It was (L)Jozacar the son of Shimeath and Jehozabad the son of (M)Shomer, his servants, who struck him down, so that he died. And they buried him with his fathers in the city of David, (N)and Amaziah his son reigned in his place.

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