1 Manasseh was twelve years old when he came to the throne and he reigned for fifty-five years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Hephzibah.
Isa 62:4 1Chr 3:13 2Chr 32:33-9 2Kgs 20:21 Matt 1:10 Prov 5:19
2 He did what is displeasing to Yahweh, copying the disgusting practices of the nations whom Yahweh had dispossessed for the Israelites.
2Chr 33:2-4 2Chr 36:14 2Kgs 16:2-4 2Kgs 21:7 2Kgs 21:16 2Kgs 22:17 Deut 12:31
3 He rebuilt the high places which his father Hezekiah had destroyed, he set up altars to Baal and made a sacred pole as Ahab king of Israel had done, he worshipped the whole array of heaven and served it.
2Kgs 17:16 2Kgs 18:4 Deut 17:3 1Kgs 16:31-33 Deut 4:19 1Kgs 18:21 1Kgs 18:26
4 He built altars in the Temple of Yahweh of which Yahweh had said, 'Jerusalem is where I shall put my name.'
1Kgs 8:29 2Sam 7:13 Jer 32:34 1Kgs 9:3 2Kgs 16:10-16 Deut 12:5 Exod 20:24
5 He built altars to the whole array of heaven in the two courts of the Temple of Yahweh.
1Kgs 7:12 1Kgs 6:36 2Kgs 23:4 2Kgs 23:12 2Chr 33:5 2Chr 33:15 2Kgs 23:6
6 He caused his son to pass through the fire of sacrifice, he also practised soothsaying and divination and set up mediums and spirit guides. He did very many more things displeasing to Yahweh, thus provoking his anger.
2Kgs 17:17 Lev 18:21 Lev 19:31 2Kgs 16:3 Lev 19:26 Deut 18:10-14 1Chr 10:13
7 He had an image of Asherah carved and placed it inside the Temple of which Yahweh had said to David and his son Solomon, 'In this Temple and in Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, I shall put my Name for ever.
1Kgs 8:29 1Kgs 9:3 2Chr 7:12 2Chr 7:16 2Kgs 21:4 2Kgs 23:6 2Kgs 23:27
8 Nor shall I ever again set Israel's footsteps wandering outside the country which I gave to their ancestors, provided they are careful to observe all I have commanded them as laid down in the whole Law which my servant Moses prescribed for them.'
2Sam 7:10 1Chr 17:9 2Chr 33:8 2Kgs 18:11-12 Deut 5:28-29 Deut 28:1-14 Ezek 22:2-16
9 But they would not listen, and Manasseh misled them into doing worse things than the nations whom Yahweh had destroyed for the Israelites.
Prov 29:12 1Kgs 14:16 2Chr 33:9 2Chr 36:16 Dan 9:6 Dan 9:10-11 Ezek 16:47
10 Then Yahweh spoke through his servants the prophets as follows,
2Chr 33:10 2Chr 36:15 Matt 23:34-37 Neh 9:26 Neh 9:30
11 'Since Manasseh king of Judah has done these shameful deeds, doing more wicked deeds than anything which the Amorites did before him, and has led Judah too into sin with his idols,
1Kgs 21:26 2Kgs 24:3-4 2Kgs 21:9 Jer 15:4 1Kgs 14:16 1Kgs 15:30 1Kgs 16:19
12 Yahweh, God of Israel, says this, "Look, I shall bring such disaster on Jerusalem and Judah as will make the ears of all who hear of it tingle.
Jer 19:3 1Sam 3:11 2Kgs 22:16 Amos 3:2 Dan 9:12 Mic 3:12 Isa 28:16
13 Over Jerusalem I shall stretch the same measuring line as over Samaria, the same plumb-rule as for the House of Ahab; I shall scour Jerusalem as someone scours a dish and, having scoured it, turns it upside down.
Amos 7:7-8 Isa 34:11 Lam 2:8 Ezek 23:31-34 Isa 28:17 Jer 25:9 1Kgs 14:10
14 I shall cast away the remnant of my heritage, delivering them into the clutches of their enemies and making them the prey and booty of all their enemies,
Jer 23:33 2Kgs 19:4 Ps 89:38-45 2Chr 15:2 2Chr 36:16-17 2Kgs 19:30-31 2Kgs 24:2
15 because they have done what is displeasing to me and have provoked my anger from the day their ancestors came out of Egypt until now." '
Dan 9:5-11 Deut 9:21 Deut 31:27 Deut 31:29 Ezek 16:15-22 Ezek 20:4 Ezek 20:13
16 Manasseh shed innocent blood, too, in such great quantity that he flooded Jerusalem from one end to the other, besides the sins into which he led Judah by doing what is displeasing to Yahweh.
2Kgs 21:11 1Kgs 14:15-16 2Chr 33:9 2Kgs 21:7 2Kgs 24:3-4 Deut 21:8-9 Exod 32:21
17 The rest of the history of Manasseh, his entire career, the sins he committed, is this not recorded in the Book of the Annals of the Kings of Judah?
2Chr 33:1-20 2Kgs 20:20-21
18 Then Manasseh fell asleep with his ancestors and was buried in the garden of his palace, the Garden of Uzza; his son Amon succeeded him.
2Chr 33:20 2Kgs 21:26 2Chr 21:20 2Chr 24:16 2Chr 24:25 2Chr 28:27 2Chr 32:33
19 Amon was twenty-two years old when he came to the throne, and he reigned for two years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Meshullemeth daughter of Haruz, of Jotbah.
2Chr 33:21-23 1Chr 3:14 1Kgs 15:25 1Kgs 16:8 1Kgs 22:51 2Kgs 15:23 Matt 1:10
20 He did what is displeasing to Yahweh, as Manasseh his father had done.
2Chr 33:22-23 2Kgs 21:2-7 2Kgs 21:11 Acts 7:51 Matt 23:32 Num 32:14
21 In every respect he followed the example of his father, serving the idols which his father had served, and worshipping them.
22 He abandoned Yahweh, God of his ancestors; he did not follow the way of Yahweh.
1Kgs 11:33 2Kgs 22:17 1Chr 28:9 Deut 32:15 Jer 2:13 Jonah 2:8
23 Amon's retinue plotted against the king and killed him in his own palace.
2Kgs 12:20 2Chr 33:24-25 2Kgs 14:19 1Kgs 15:27 1Kgs 16:9 2Kgs 15:25 2Kgs 15:30
24 The people of the country, however, slaughtered all those who had plotted against King Amon and proclaimed his son Josiah as his successor.
2Kgs 14:5 1Kgs 12:1 1Kgs 12:20 1Sam 11:15 2Chr 22:1 2Chr 26:1 2Chr 33:25
25 The rest of the history of Amon, his entire career, is this not recorded in the Book of the Annals of the Kings of Judah?
2Kgs 20:20 2Kgs 21:17
26 He was buried in his father's tomb in the Garden of Uzza; his son Josiah succeeded him.
2Kgs 21:18 1Kgs 13:5 Matt 1:10