1 When Athaliah mother of Ahaziah learned that her son was dead, she promptly murdered all those of royal stock.
2Chr 22:10-12 2Chr 24:7 2Kgs 8:26 2Kgs 9:27 2Kgs 25:25 Jer 41:1 Matt 2:13
2 But Jehosheba, daughter of King Jehoram and sister of Ahaziah, surreptitiously rescued Jehoash son of Ahaziah from among the princes who were to be murdered, and put him with his nurse in the sleeping quarters; in this way she hid him from Athaliah, and he was not killed.
1Kgs 6:8 1Kgs 6:10 2Chr 22:11 2Kgs 8:16 2Kgs 8:19 2Kgs 11:21-2 Ezek 40:45
3 He stayed, hidden with her in the Temple of Yahweh for six years, while Athaliah governed the country.
2Chr 22:12 Mal 3:15 Ps 12:8
4 In the seventh year, Jehoiada sent for the regimental commanders of the Carians and the guards, and had them brought to him in the Temple of Yahweh. He made a pact with them, put them on oath, then showed them the king's son. He gave them this order,
2Kgs 11:9 2Kgs 11:19 2Chr 15:12 2Kgs 11:17 1Chr 9:13 1Kgs 18:10 1Sam 18:3
5 'This is what you must do: a third of
1Chr 9:25 1Chr 23:3-6 1Chr 23:32 1Chr 24:3-6 1Kgs 10:5 2Kgs 11:19 2Kgs 16:18
6 you who come on duty on the Sabbath must mount guard at the royal palace,
1Chr 26:13-19 2Chr 23:4-5
7 and your two other sections who come off duty on the Sabbath and mount guard at the Temple of Yahweh
2Chr 23:6 2Kgs 11:5
8 must surround the king, each man with his weapons in his hand; anyone forcing his way through the ranks is to be killed. And you will escort the king as he leaves and as he comes in.'
1Kgs 2:28-31 2Chr 23:7 2Kgs 11:15 Exod 21:14 Num 27:17
9 The regimental commanders did everything as Jehoiada the priest had ordered, and each one brought his men, those coming on duty on the Sabbath and those going off duty on the Sabbath, and reported to Jehoiada the priest.
2Chr 23:8 1Chr 26:26 2Kgs 11:4
10 The priest then issued the regimental commanders with King David's spears and shields, which were kept in the Temple of Yahweh.
2Sam 8:7 1Chr 18:7 1Chr 26:26-27 1Sam 21:9 2Chr 5:1 2Chr 23:9-10
11 The guards then took position, each man with his weapons in his hand, from the south corner of the Temple to the north corner of the Temple, all round the altar and the Temple.
2Chr 6:12 2Kgs 11:8 2Kgs 11:10 Exod 40:6 Ezek 8:16 Joel 2:17 Luke 11:51
12 Then Jehoiada brought the king's son out -- crowned him and gave him a copy of the covenant; and they made him king and anointed him, and they clapped their hands and shouted, 'Long live the king!'
1Sam 10:24 Exod 25:16 1Kgs 1:39 2Sam 1:10 Exod 31:18 2Sam 16:16 1Sam 10:1
13 On hearing the people shouting, Athaliah joined the people in the Temple of Yahweh.
14 When she looked, there stood the king on a dais, as the custom was, with the officers and trumpeters at the king's side, and all the people of the country rejoicing and blowing the trumpets; then Athaliah tore her clothes and shouted, 'Treason, treason!'
2Chr 34:31 2Kgs 23:3 2Kgs 9:23 1Kgs 1:39-40 Luke 19:37 Rev 19:1-7 1Chr 12:40
15 Jehoiada the priest then gave the orders to the commanders in charge of the troops, 'Take her out under guard and put to death anyone who follows her.' 'For', the priest had already said, 'she must not be killed inside the Temple of Yahweh.'
2Chr 23:9 2Chr 23:14 2Kgs 11:4 2Kgs 11:9-10 Ezek 9:7 Ezek 21:14
16 They seized her, and when she reached the horses' entry to the palace, she was killed there.
Gen 9:6 2Chr 23:15 Jas 2:13 Judg 1:7 Matt 7:2 Rev 16:5-7
17 Jehoiada made a covenant between Yahweh, the king and the people that they would remain Yahweh's people; and another one between the king and the people.
2Sam 5:3 2Chr 34:31 Josh 24:25 1Sam 10:25 2Chr 15:12-14 2Chr 29:10 Ezra 10:3
18 All the people of the country then went to the temple of Baal and demolished it; they smashed its altars and its images and killed Mattan the priest of Baal in front of the altars. The priest made arrangements for the security of the Temple of Yahweh.
Deut 12:3 1Kgs 18:40 2Kgs 10:26 2Kgs 18:4 Deut 13:5 2Chr 21:17 2Chr 23:17-20
19 He then took the regimental commanders, the Carians, the guards and all the people of the country, and they escorted the king down from the Temple of Yahweh, entering the palace through the Gate of the Guards. Jehoash took his seat on the throne of the kings.
1Chr 29:23 1Kgs 1:13 2Chr 23:5 2Chr 23:19 2Kgs 11:4-6 Jer 17:25 Jer 22:4
20 All the people of the country were delighted; the city, however, made no move. And Athaliah was put to death inside the palace.
Prov 11:10 Prov 29:2 2Chr 23:21 2Kgs 11:14