2 Kings 21:24
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King James Version
And the people of the land slew all them that had conspired against king Amon; and the people of the land made Josiah his son king in his stead.

Darby Bible Translation
But the people of the land smote all them that had conspired against king Amon; and the people of the land made Josiah his son king in his stead.

World English Bible
But the people of the land killed all those who had conspired against king Amon; and the people of the land made Josiah his son king in his place.

Young's Literal Translation
and the people of the land smite all those conspiring against king Amon, and the people of the land cause Josiah his son to reign in his stead.

2 Kings 21:24 Parallel
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Geneva Study Bible

And the people of the land slew all them that had conspired against king Amon; and the people of the land made Josiah his son king in his stead.2 Kings 21:24 Parallel Commentaries

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Manasseh and Josiah
The kingdom of Judah, prosperous throughout the times of Hezekiah, was once more brought low during the long years of Manasseh's wicked reign, when paganism was revived, and many of the people were led into idolatry. "Manasseh made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to err, and to do worse than the heathen." 2 Chronicles 33:9. The glorious light of former generations was followed by the darkness of superstition and error. Gross evils sprang up and flourished--tyranny, oppression, hatred of all
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Josiah, a Pattern for the Ignorant.
"Because thine heart was tender, and thou hast humbled thyself before the Lord, when thou heardest what I spake against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, that they should become a desolation and a curse, and hast rent thy clothes, and wept before Me; I also have heard thee, saith the Lord. Behold therefore, I will gather thee unto thy fathers, and thou shalt be gathered into thy grave in peace; and thine eyes shall not see all the evil which I will bring upon this place."--2 Kings
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VIII

Kings
The book[1] of Kings is strikingly unlike any modern historical narrative. Its comparative brevity, its curious perspective, and-with some brilliant exceptions--its relative monotony, are obvious to the most cursory perusal, and to understand these things is, in large measure, to understand the book. It covers a period of no less than four centuries. Beginning with the death of David and the accession of Solomon (1 Kings i., ii.) it traverses his reign with considerable fulness (1 Kings iii.-xi.),
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Kings 14:5
And it came to pass, as soon as the kingdom was confirmed in his hand, that he slew his servants which had slain the king his father.

2 Kings 21:25
Now the rest of the acts of Amon which he did, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah?

Jeremiah 1:2
To whom the word of the LORD came in the days of Josiah the son of Amon king of Judah, in the thirteenth year of his reign.

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