New American Standard Bible
In those days the LORD began to send Rezin king of Aram and Pekah the son of Remaliah against Judah.
King James Bible
In those days the LORD began to send against Judah Rezin the king of Syria, and Pekah the son of Remaliah.
Darby Bible Translation
In those days Jehovah began to send against Judah Rezin the king of Syria, and Pekah the son of Remaliah.
World English Bible
In those days Yahweh began to send against Judah Rezin the king of Syria, and Pekah the son of Remaliah.
Young's Literal Translation
In those days hath Jehovah begun to send against Judah Rezin king of Amram and Pekah son of Remaliah.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The recent invasions of Pul and Tiglath-Pileser had effectually alarmed Pekah and Rezin, and had induced them to put aside the traditional jealousies which naturally kept them apart, and to make a league offensive and defensive. Into this league they were anxious that Judaea should enter; but they distrusted the house of David, which had been so long hostile both to Damascus and to Samaria. They consequently formed the design of transferring the Jewish crown to a certain Ben-Tabeal Isaiah 7:6, probably a Jewish noble, perhaps a refugee at one of their courts, whom they could trust to join heartily in their schemes (2 Kings 16:5 note).
LibraryThe Call of Isaiah
The long reign of Uzziah [also known as Azariah] in the land of Judah and Benjamin was characterized by a prosperity greater than that of any other ruler since the death of Solomon, nearly two centuries before. For many years the king ruled with discretion. Under the blessing of Heaven his armies regained some of the territory that had been lost in former years. Cities were rebuilt and fortified, and the position of the nation among the surrounding peoples was greatly strengthened. Commerce revived, …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
The Prophet Micah.
2 Kings 15:36
Now the rest of the acts of Jotham and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?
2 Kings 15:38
And Jotham slept with his fathers, and he was buried with his fathers in the city of David his father; and Ahaz his son became king in his place.
2 Kings 16:5
Then Rezin king of Aram and Pekah son of Remaliah, king of Israel, came up to Jerusalem to wage war; and they besieged Ahaz, but could not overcome him.
Now it came about in the days of Ahaz, the son of Jotham, the son of Uzziah, king of Judah, that Rezin the king of Aram and Pekah the son of Remaliah, king of Israel, went up to Jerusalem to wage war against it, but could not conquer it.
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