New International Version
All the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was calm, because Athaliah had been slain with the sword at the palace.
King James Bible
And all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was in quiet: and they slew Athaliah with the sword beside the king's house.
Darby Bible Translation
And all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was quiet; and they had slain Athaliah with the sword [beside] the king's house.
World English Bible
So all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was quiet. Athaliah they had slain with the sword at the king's house.
Young's Literal Translation
And all the people of the land rejoice, and the city is quiet, and Athaliah they have put to death by the sword in the house of the king;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The people - rejoiced - They were glad to get rid of the tyranny of Athaliah.
And the city was in quiet - She had no partisans to rise up and disturb the king's reign.
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'And when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she arose and destroyed all the seed royal. 2. But Jehosheba, the daughter of king Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash the son of Ahaziah, and stole him from among the king's sons which were slain; and they hid him, even him and his nurse, in the bedchamber from Athaliah, so that he was not slain. 3. And he was with her hid in the house of the Lord six years. And Athaliah did reign over the land. 4. And the seventh year Jehoiada …
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All the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was calm, because Athaliah had been slain with the sword.
When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy.
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