New International Version
He too followed the ways of the house of Ahab, for his mother encouraged him to act wickedly.
King James Bible
He also walked in the ways of the house of Ahab: for his mother was his counseller to do wickedly.
Darby Bible Translation
He also walked in the ways of the house of Ahab; for his mother was his counsellor to do wickedly.
World English Bible
He also walked in the ways of the house of Ahab; for his mother was his counselor to do wickedly.
Young's Literal Translation
he also hath walked in the ways of the house of Ahab, for his mother hath been his counsellor to do wickedly.
2 Chronicles 22:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
His mother was his counsellor - Athaliah, the wicked daughter of a wicked parent, and the wicked spouse of an unprincipled king.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
BY REV. J. G. GREENHOUGH, M.A. "And the destruction of Ahaziah was of God, by coming to Joram; for, when he was come, he went out with Jehoram against Jehu the son of Nimshi, whom the Lord had anointed to cut off the house of Ahab."--2 CHRON. xxii. 7. We rarely read this part of the Bible. And I do not wonder at it. For those particular chapters are undoubtedly dreary and monotonous. They contain the names of a number of incompetent and worthless kings who did nothing that was worth writing …
George Milligan—Men of the Bible; Some Lesser-Known
2 Kings 8:27
He followed the ways of the house of Ahab and did evil in the eyes of the LORD, as the house of Ahab had done, for he was related by marriage to Ahab's family.
2 Chronicles 22:2
Ahaziah was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem one year. His mother's name was Athaliah, a granddaughter of Omri.
2 Chronicles 22:4
He did evil in the eyes of the LORD, as the house of Ahab had done, for after his father's death they became his advisers, to his undoing.
2 Chronicles 28:2
He followed the ways of the kings of Israel and also made idols for worshiping the Baals.
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