New International Version
He remained hidden with his nurse at the temple of the LORD for six years while Athaliah ruled the land.
King James Bible
And he was with her hid in the house of the LORD six years. And Athaliah did reign over the land.
Darby Bible Translation
And he was with her hid in the house of Jehovah six years. And Athaliah reigned over the land.
World English Bible
He was with her hidden in the house of Yahweh six years. Athaliah reigned over the land.
Young's Literal Translation
and he is with her, in the house of Jehovah, hiding himself, six years, and Athaliah is reigning over the land.
2 Kings 11:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He was - hid in the house of the Lord - This might be readily done, because none had access to the temple but the priests; and the high priest himself was the chief manager of this business.
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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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Mothers, Daughters, and Wives in Israel
2 Kings 11:2
But Jehosheba, the daughter of King Jehoram and sister of Ahaziah, took Joash son of Ahaziah and stole him away from among the royal princes, who were about to be murdered. She put him and his nurse in a bedroom to hide him from Athaliah; so he was not killed.
2 Kings 11:4
In the seventh year Jehoiada sent for the commanders of units of a hundred, the Carites and the guards and had them brought to him at the temple of the LORD. He made a covenant with them and put them under oath at the temple of the LORD. Then he showed them the king's son.
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