12 and Hazael asked, “Why is my lord weeping?”

He replied, “Because I know the evil you will do to the people of Israel. You will set their fortresses on fire. You will kill their young men with the sword. You will dash their children to pieces. You will rip open their pregnant women.”(A)

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Israel’s King Menahem

16 At that time, starting from Tirzah, Menahem attacked Tiphsah,(A) all who were in it, and its territory because they wouldn’t surrender.(B) He ripped open all the pregnant women.(C)

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16 Samaria(A) will bear her guilt(B)
because she has rebelled against her God.(C)
They will fall by the sword;(D)
their children will be dashed to pieces,(E)
and their pregnant women ripped open.(F)

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