2 Kings 12:2
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King James Version
And Jehoash did that which was right in the sight of the LORD all his days wherein Jehoiada the priest instructed him.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehoash did what was right in the sight of Jehovah, all the days wherein Jehoiada the priest instructed him.

World English Bible
Jehoash did that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh all his days in which Jehoiada the priest instructed him.

Young's Literal Translation
and Jehoash doth that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah all his days in which Jehoiada the priest directed him,

2 Kings 12:2 Parallel
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Geneva Study Bible

And Jehoash did that which was right in the sight of the LORD all his days wherein {a} Jehoiada the priest instructed him.

(a) As long as rulers give ear to the true ministers of God, they prosper.2 Kings 12:2 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Whether the Debt of Punishment Remains after Sin?
Objection 1: It would seem that there remains no debt of punishment after sin. For if the cause be removed the effect is removed. But sin is the cause of the debt of punishment. Therefore, when the sin is removed, the debt of punishment ceases also. Objection 2: Further, sin is removed by man returning to virtue. Now a virtuous man deserves, not punishment, but reward. Therefore, when sin is removed, the debt of punishment no longer remains. Objection 3: Further, "Punishments are a kind of medicine"
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Glad Givers and Faithful Workers
'And it came to pass after this, that Joash was minded to repair the house of the Lord. 5. And he gathered together the priests and the Levites, and said to them, go out unto the cities of Judah, and gather of all Israel money to repair the house of your God from year to year, and see that ye hasten the matter. Howbeit the Levites hastened it not. 6. And the king called for Jehoiada the chief, and said unto him, Why hast thou not required of the Levites to bring in out of Judah and out of Jerusalem
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Prophet Joel.
PRELIMINARY REMARKS. The position which has been assigned to Joel in the collection of the Minor Prophets, furnishes an external argument for the determination of the time at which Joel wrote. There cannot be any doubt that the Collectors were guided by a consideration of the chronology. The circumstance, that they placed the prophecies of Joel just between the two prophets who, according to the inscriptions and contents of their prophecies, belonged to the time of Jeroboam and Uzziah, is
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Kings 12:1
In the seventh year of Jehu Jehoash began to reign; and forty years reigned he in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Zibiah of Beersheba.

2 Kings 12:3
But the high places were not taken away: the people still sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

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