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2 Kings 11:21-12:3 World English Bible (WEB)

21 Jehoash was seven years old when he began to reign.

12 Jehoash began to reign in the seventh year of Jehu, and he reigned forty years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Zibiah of Beersheba. Jehoash did that which was right in Yahweh’s eyes all his days in which Jehoiada the priest instructed him. However the high places were not taken away. The people still sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

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2 Kings 11:21-12:3 New International Version (NIV)

21 Joash[a] was seven years old when he began to reign.[b]

Joash Repairs the Temple

12 [c]In the seventh year of Jehu, Joash[d] became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem forty years. His mother’s name was Zibiah; she was from Beersheba. Joash did what was right in the eyes of the Lord all the years Jehoiada the priest instructed him. The high places, however, were not removed; the people continued to offer sacrifices and burn incense there.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Kings 11:21 Hebrew Jehoash, a variant of Joash
  2. 2 Kings 11:21 In Hebrew texts this verse (11:21) is numbered 12:1.
  3. 2 Kings 12:1 In Hebrew texts 12:1-21 is numbered 12:2-22.
  4. 2 Kings 12:1 Hebrew Jehoash, a variant of Joash; also in verses 2, 4, 6, 7 and 18
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