2 Kings 12:17
Good News Translation
At that time King Hazael of Syria attacked the city of Gath and conquered it; then he decided to attack Jerusalem.

Contemporary English Version
About the same time, King Hazael of Syria attacked the town of Gath and captured it. Next, he decided to attack Jerusalem.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Hazael, king of Syria, went up, and fought against Geth, and took it, and set his face to go up to Jerusalem.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Then Hazael, king of Syria, went up, and fought against Geth, and took it, and set his face to go up to Jerusalem.

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3164 B.C.

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Hazael

2 Kings 8:12-15 And Hazael said to him: Why doth my lord weep? And he said: Because I know the evil that thou wilt do to the children of Israel. Their strong cities thou wilt burn with fire, and their young men thou wilt kill with the sword, and thou wilt dash their children, and rip up their pregnant women. . . .

against Gath

1 Samuel 27:2 And David arose, and went away, both he and the six hundred men that were with him, to Achis, the son of Maoch, king of Geth.

1 Kings 2:39,40 And it came to pass after three years, that the servants of Semei ran away to Achis, the son of Maacha, the king of Geth: and it was told Semei that his servants were gone to Geth. . . .

1 Chronicles 8:13 And Baria, and Sama were heads of their kindreds that dwelt in Aialon: these drove away the inhabitants of Geth.

1 Chronicles 18:1 And it came to pass after this, that David defeated the Philistines, and humbled them, and took away Geth, and her daughters out of the hands of the Philistines,

set his face

Jeremiah 42:15 For this now hear the word of the Lord, ye remnant of Juda: Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: If you set your faces to go into Egypt, and enter in to dwell there:

Luke 9:51,53 And it came to pass, when the days of his assumption were accomplishing, that he steadfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem. . . .

to Jerusalem

2 Chronicles 24:23,24 And when a year was come about, the army of Syria came up against him: and they came to Juda and Jerusalem, and killed all the princes of the people, and they sent all the spoils to the king of Damascus. . . .

Context
The Death of Joash
17Then Hazael, king of Syria, went up, and fought against Geth, and took it, and set his face to go up to Jerusalem.18Wherefore Joas, king of Juda, took all the sanctified things, which Josaphat, and Joram, and Ochozias, his fathers, the kings of Juda, had dedicated to holy uses, and which he himself had offered: and all the silver that could be found in the treasures of the temple of the Lord, and in the king's palace: and sent it to Hazael, king of Syria, and he went off from Jerusalem.…
Cross References
1 Kings 15:18
Then Asa took all the silver and gold that remained in the treasures of the house of the Lord, and in the treasures of the king's house, and delivered it into the hands of his servants: and sent them to Benadad, son of Tabremon, the son of Hezion, king of Syria, who dwelt in Damascus, saying:

1 Kings 19:17
And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall escape the sword of Hazael, shall be slain by Jehu: and whosoever shall escape the sword of Jehu, shall be slain by Eliseus.

2 Kings 8:12
And Hazael said to him: Why doth my lord weep? And he said: Because I know the evil that thou wilt do to the children of Israel. Their strong cities thou wilt burn with fire, and their young men thou wilt kill with the sword, and thou wilt dash their children, and rip up their pregnant women.

2 Kings 10:32
In those days the Lord began to be weary of Israel: and Hazael ravaged them in all the coasts of Israel,

2 Kings 10:33
From the Jordan eastward, all the land of Galaad, and Gad, and Ruben, and Manasses, from Aroer, which is upon the torrent Arnon, and Galaad, and Basan.

2 Kings 13:3
And the wrath of the Lord was kindled against Israel, and he delivered them into the hand of Hazael, the king of Syria, and into the hand of Benadad, the son of Hazael, all days.

2 Kings 16:8
And when he had gathered together the silver and gold that could be found in the house of the Lord, and in the king's treasures, he sent it for a present to the king of the Assyrians.

2 Chronicles 24:23
And when a year was come about, the army of Syria came up against him: and they came to Juda and Jerusalem, and killed all the princes of the people, and they sent all the spoils to the king of Damascus.

2 Chronicles 24:24
And whereas there came a very small number of the Syrians, the Lord delivered into their hands an infinite multitude, because they had forsaken the Lord the God of their fathers: and on Joas they executed shameful judgments.

Daniel 11:17
And he shall set his face to come to possess all his kingdom, and he shall make upright conditions with him: and he shall give him a daughter of women, to overthrow it: and she shall not stand, neither shall she be for him.

Habakkuk 1:9
They shall all come to the prey, their face is like a burning wind: and they shall gather together captives as the sand.

Additional Translations
At that time Hazael king of Aram marched up and fought against Gath and captured it. Then he decided to attack Jerusalem.Then Hazael king of Syria went up, and fought against Gath, and took it: and Hazael set his face to go up to Jerusalem.

Then Hazael king of Syria went up, and fought against Gath, and took it; and Hazael set his face to go up to Jerusalem.

Then went up Azael king of Syria, and fought against Geth, and took it: and Azael set his face to go against Jerusalem.

Then Hazael king of Syria went up, and fought against Gath, and took it. And Hazael set his face to go up against Jerusalem.

Then Hazael king of Syria went up, and fought against Gath, and took it: and Hazael set his face to go up to Jerusalem.

Then Hazael king of Syria went up, and fought against Gath, and took it; and Hazael set his face to go up to Jerusalem.

Then Hazael king of Syria went up, and fought against Gath, and took it; and Hazael set his face to go up to Jerusalem.

Then go up doth Hazael king of Aram, and fighteth against Gath, and captureth it, and Hazael setteth his face to go up against Jerusalem;
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