2 Kings 14:5
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New Living Translation
When Amaziah was well established as king, he executed the officials who had assassinated his father.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, as soon as the kingdom was confirmed in his hand, that he slew his servants which had slain the king his father.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass when the kingdom was established in his hand, that he slew his servants who had smitten the king his father.

World English Bible
It happened, as soon as the kingdom was established in his hand, that he killed his servants who had slain the king his father:

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, when the kingdom hath been strong in his hand, that he smiteth his servants, those smiting the king his father,

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Library
The Figurative Language of Scripture.
1. When the psalmist says: "The Lord God is a sun and shield" (Psa. 84:11), he means that God is to all his creatures the source of life and blessedness, and their almighty protector; but this meaning he conveys under the figure of a sun and a shield. When, again, the apostle James says that Moses is read in the synagogues every Sabbath-day (Acts 15:21), he signifies the writings of Moses under the figure of his name. In these examples the figure lies in particular words. But it may be embodied
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible

Kings
The book[1] of Kings is strikingly unlike any modern historical narrative. Its comparative brevity, its curious perspective, and-with some brilliant exceptions--its relative monotony, are obvious to the most cursory perusal, and to understand these things is, in large measure, to understand the book. It covers a period of no less than four centuries. Beginning with the death of David and the accession of Solomon (1 Kings i., ii.) it traverses his reign with considerable fulness (1 Kings iii.-xi.),
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Kings 12:20
Joash's officers plotted against him and assassinated him at Beth-millo on the road to Silla.

2 Kings 15:19
Then King Tiglath-pileser of Assyria invaded the land. But Menahem paid him thirty-seven tons of silver to gain his support in tightening his grip on royal power.

2 Kings 21:24
But the people of the land killed all those who had conspired against King Amon, and they made his son Josiah the next king.

2 Chronicles 25:3
When Amaziah was well established as king, he executed the officials who had assassinated his father.

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