11 Amaziah, however, would not listen, so Jehoash king of Israel attacked. He and Amaziah king of Judah faced each other at Beth Shemesh(A) in Judah. 12 Judah was routed by Israel, and every man fled to his home.(B) 13 Jehoash king of Israel captured Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Joash, the son of Ahaziah, at Beth Shemesh. Then Jehoash went to Jerusalem and broke down the wall(C) of Jerusalem from the Ephraim Gate(D) to the Corner Gate(E)—a section about four hundred cubits long.[a] 14 He took all the gold and silver and all the articles found in the temple of the Lord and in the treasuries of the royal palace. He also took hostages and returned to Samaria.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 14:13 That is, about 600 feet or about 180 meters