New International Version
Then the people of the land killed all who had plotted against King Amon, and they made Josiah his son king in his place.
King James Bible
And the people of the land slew all them that had conspired against king Amon; and the people of the land made Josiah his son king in his stead.
Darby Bible Translation
But the people of the land smote all them that had conspired against king Amon; and the people of the land made Josiah his son king in his stead.
World English Bible
But the people of the land killed all those who had conspired against king Amon; and the people of the land made Josiah his son king in his place.
Young's Literal Translation
and the people of the land smite all those conspiring against king Amon, and the people of the land cause Josiah his son to reign in his stead.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The servants of Amon conspired - What their reason was for slaying their king we cannot tell. It does not seem to have been a popular act, for the people of the land rose up and slew the regicides. We hear enough of this man when we hear that he was as bad as his father was in the beginning of his reign, but did not copy his father's repentance.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the people of the land slew.
LibraryThe Medes and the Second Chaldaean Empire
THE FALL OF NINEVEH AND THE RISE OF THE CHALDAEAN AND MEDIAN EMPIRES--THE XXVIth EGYPTIAN DYNASTY: CYAXARES, ALYATTES, AND NEBUCHADREZZAR. The legendary history of the kings of Media and the first contact of the Medes with the Assyrians: the alleged Iranian migrations of the Avesta--Media-proper, its fauna and flora; Phraortes and the beginning of the Median empire--Persia proper and the Persians; conquest of Persia by the Medes--The last monuments of Assur-bani-pal: the library of Kouyunjik--Phraortes …
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 8
Josiah, a Pattern for the Ignorant.
2 Kings 14:5
After the kingdom was firmly in his grasp, he executed the officials who had murdered his father the king.
2 Kings 21:25
As for the other events of Amon's reign, and what he did, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Judah?
The word of the LORD came to him in the thirteenth year of the reign of Josiah son of Amon king of Judah,
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