2 Kings 8:17
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New American Standard Bible
He was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

King James Bible
Thirty and two years old was he when he began to reign; and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

Darby Bible Translation
He was thirty-two years old when he began to reign; and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

World English Bible
He was thirty-two years old when he began to reign. He reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

Young's Literal Translation
a son of thirty and two years was he in his reigning, and eight years he hath reigned in Jerusalem.

2 Kings 8:17 Parallel
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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The "eight years" are counted from his association in the kingdom. They terminate in the twelfth year of Johoram of Israel.

2 Kings 8:17 Parallel Commentaries

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The Fall of the House of Ahab
[This chapter is based on 1 Kings 21; 2 Kings 1.] The evil influence that Jezebel had exercised from the first over Ahab continued during the later years of his life and bore fruit in deeds of shame and violence such as have seldom been equaled in sacred history. "There was none like unto Ahab, which did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the Lord, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up." Naturally of a covetous disposition, Ahab, strengthened and sustained in wrongdoing by Jezebel, had followed
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Redemption for Man Lost to be Sought in Christ.
1. The knowledge of God the Creator of no avail without faith in Christ the Redeemer. First reason. Second reason strengthened by the testimony of an Apostle. Conclusion. This doctrine entertained by the children of God in all ages from the beginning of the world. Error of throwing open heaven to the heathen, who know nothing of Christ. The pretexts for this refuted by passages of Scripture. 2. God never was propitious to the ancient Israelites without Christ the Mediator. First reason founded on
John Calvin—The Institutes of the Christian Religion

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