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UJehowashi ulungisa ithempeli

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12:1
2 IziKr. 24:1
Ngomnyaka wesikhombisa kaJehu uJehowashi waba yinkosi, wabusa iminyaka engamashumi amane eJerusalema; igama likanina lalinguSibiya waseBeri Sheba. 2UJehowashi wenza okulungile emehlweni kaJehova izinsuku zakhe zonke uJehoyada umpristi amfundisa ngazo. 3
12:3
1 AmaKh. 15:14
Nokho izindawo eziphakemeyo azisuswanga; abantu babesahlaba, besashisa impepho ezindaweni eziphakemeyo.

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12:4
Lev. 27:2
2 AmaKh. 22:4
UJehowashi wathi kubapristi: “Lonke isiliva lezinto ezingcwele elingeniswa endlini kaJehova, imali eyamukelekayo, imali yilowo nalowo muntu alinganiselwe yona, nemali yonke okuvela enhliziyweni yomuntu ukuba ayilethe endlini kaJehova, 5makuthathwe ngabapristi, kube yilowo nalowo kumngane wakhe, balungise izimfa zendlu, yonke indawo lapho kungafumaniseka khona ufa.”

6Kwathi ngomnyaka wamashumi amabili nantathu wenkosi uJehowashi abapristi babengakazilungisi izimfa zendlu. 7Inkosi uJehowashi yayisibiza uJehoyada umpristi nabanye abapristi, yathi kubo: “Anilungisi ngani izimfa zendlu na? Ngalokho ningabe nisathatha imali yabangane benu, kepha niyinikelele izimfa zendlu.” 8Abapristi bavuma ukuba bangabe besamukela imali kubantu, futhi bangazilungisi izimfa zendlu.

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12:9
2 IziKr. 24:8
UJehoyada, umpristi, wayesethatha umphongolo, wabhoboza imbobo esivalweni sawo, wawubeka eceleni kwe-altare ngakwesokunene lapho umuntu engena endlini kaJehova; abapristi abalinda umbundu bafaka khona yonke imali eyalethwa endlini kaJehova. 10Kwathi lapho bebona ukuthi ikhona imali eningi emphongolweni, umbhali wenkosi nompristi omkhulu benyuka, bayibopha, bayibala imali eyafunyanwa endlini kaJehova. 11Banika imali elinganisiweyo ezandleni zabasebenzayo, bengababonisi bendlu kaJehova, bakhokhela ababazi nabakhi ababesebenza endlini kaJehova, 12nabakha ngamatshe, nababaza amatshe, nokuthenga imithi namatshe abaziweyo ukulungisa izimfa zendlu kaJehova, yebo, konke okwakhishelwa indlu ukuyilungisa.

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12:13
1 AmaKh. 7:50
Kodwa indlu kaJehova ayenzelwanga izindebe zesiliva, nezizenze, nezitsha, namacilongo, nazo zonke izinto zegolide, nezinto zesiliva ngemali eyalethwa endlini kaJehova, 14ngokuba bayinika abasebenzayo, balungisa ngayo indlu kaJehova. 15Ababalelananga nabantu imali abayibeka ezandleni zabo ukunika abasebenzayo, ngokuba babethembekile ekuphatheni kwabo. 16
12:16
Lev. 5:15
7:7
Num. 5:9
Imali yeminikelo yamacala, nemali yeminikelo yezono yayingangeniswa endlini kaJehova, yayingeyabapristi.

UHazayeli uhlasela iJerusalema

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12:17
2 AmaKh. 8:12
2 IziKr. 24:23
Khona uHazayeli inkosi yase-Aramu wenyuka walwa neGati, walithatha; uHazayeli wabhekisa ubuso bakhe ukwenyukela eJerusalema. 18
12:18
1 AmaKh. 15:18
2 AmaKh. 16:8
18:15
UJehowashi, inkosi yakwaJuda, wathatha zonke izinto ezingcwele, ezingcwelisiwe ngoJehoshafati noJehoramu no-Ahaziya oyise, amakhosi akwaJuda, nezinto zakhe ezingcwelisiwe, nalo lonke igolide elafunyanwa engcebeni endlini kaJehova nasendlini yenkosi, wakuthuma kuHazayeli inkosi yase-Aramu; wayesesuka eJerusalema.

19Ezinye izindaba zikaJowashi nakho konke akwenzayo angithi kulotshiwe encwadini yezindaba zemihla ngemihla yamakhosi akwaJuda na? 20

12:20
2 AmaKh. 14:5
Izinceku zakhe zasuka, zenza ugobe, zambulala uJowashi endlini yaseMilo ekwehleleni eSila. 21UJozakari, indodana kaShimeyati, noJehozabadi indodana kaShomeri, izinceku zakhe, bambulala, wafa; bammbela koyise emzini kaDavide. U-Amasiya, indodana yakhe, waba yinkosi esikhundleni sakhe.

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OJehowahazi noJehowashi bangamakhosi kwa-Israyeli

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13:1
2 AmaKh. 10:35
Ngomnyaka wamashumi amabili nantathu kaJowashi indodana ka-Ahaziya inkosi yakwaJuda uJehowahazi indodana kaJehu waba yinkosi kwa-Israyeli eSamariya, wabusa iminyaka eyishumi nesikhombisa. 2
13:2
1 AmaKh. 12:28
Wenza okubi emehlweni kaJehova, walandela izono zikaJerobowamu, indodana kaNebati, onisa ngazo u-Israyeli, kasukanga kuzo. 3
13:3
AbAhl. 2:14
1 AmaKh. 19:15
2 AmaKh. 14:8,15
2 IziKr. 25:17
Intukuthelo kaJehova yavuthela u-Israyeli, wabanikela esandleni sikaHazayeli inkosi yase-Aramu nasesandleni sikaBeni Hadadi indodana kaHazayeli sonke lesi sikhathi.

4UJehowahazi wakhuleka kuJehova, uJehova wamuzwa, ngokuba wabona ukucindezelwa kuka-Israyeli ukuthi inkosi yase-Aramu yayibacindezela. 5UJehova wanika u-Israyeli umsindisi, baphuma phansi kwesandla sama-Aramu; abantwana bakwa-Israyeli bahlala ematendeni abo njengakuqala. 6Nokho abasukanga ezonweni zendlu kaJerobowamu onisa ngazo u-Israyeli, kepha bahamba kuzo; naye u-Ashera* wasala eSamariya.

7Ngokuba akashiyanga abantu kuJehowahazi, kuphela abamahhashi abangamashumi ayisihlanu, nezinqola eziyishumi, nemigundatshani eyizinkulungwane eziyishumi, ngokuba inkosi yase-Aramu yabachitha, yabenza baba njengothuli ekubhuleni.

8Ezinye izindaba zikaJehowahazi, nakho konke akwenzayo, namandla akhe, angithi kulotshiwe encwadini yezindaba zemihla ngemihla yamakhosi akwa-Israyeli na? 9UJehowahazi wayeselala koyise; bammbela eSamariya; uJowashi indodana yakhe waba yinkosi esikhundleni sakhe.

10Ngomnyaka wamashumi amathathu nesikhombisa kaJowashi, inkosi yakwaJuda, uJehowashi, indodana kaJehowahazi, waba yinkosi kwa-Israyeli eSamariya, wabusa iminyaka eyishumi nesithupha. 11Wenza okubi emehlweni kaJehova, kasukanga kuzo zonke izono zikaJerobowamu indodana kaNebati onisa ngazo u-Israyeli, kodwa wahamba kuzo.

12Ezinye izindaba zikaJowashi, nakho konke akwenzayo, namandla akhe alwa ngawo no-Amasiya inkosi yakwaJuda, angithi kulotshiwe encwadini yezindaba zemihla ngemihla yamakhosi akwa-Israyeli na? 13UJowashi wayeselala koyise; uJerobowamu wahlala esihlalweni sakhe sobukhosi; uJowashi wembelwa eSamariya namakhosi akwa-Israyeli.

Ukugula nokufa kuka-Elisha

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13:14
2 AmaKh. 2:12
U-Elisha esegula ngesifo afa ngaso, uJowashi inkosi yakwa-Israyeli wehlela kuye, wamkhalela wathi: “Baba, Baba, nqola ka-Israyeli nabamahhashi bakhe!”

15U-Elisha wathi kuye: “Thatha umnsalo nemicibisholo.” Wathatha-ke umnnsalo nemicibisholo. 16Wathi enkosini yakwa-Israyeli: “Beka isandla sakho emnsalweni.” Yabeka-ke isandla sayo. U-Elisha wabeka izandla zakhe phezu kwezandla zenkosi.

17Wathi: “Vula ifasitele ngasempumalanga.” Yalivula. Wayesethi u-Elisha: “Cibishela.” Yacibishela-ke. Wathi: “Ngumcibisholo kaJehova wokusindisa, umcibisholo wokusindiswa kuma-Aramu, ngokuba uyakubulala ama-Aramu e-Afeki, uwaqede.”

18Wayesethi: “Thatha imicibisholo.” Yayithatha-ke. Wathi enkosini yakwa-Israyeli: “Shaya emhlabathini.” Yashaya kathathu, yayeka. 19Lowo muntu kaNkulunkulu wayithukuthelela, wathi: “Uma ubushaye kahlanu noma kayisithupha, wawulahlulile i-Aramu waze waliqeda, kepha manje uyakulahlula i-Aramu kathathu kuphela.”

20Wayesefa u-Elisha, bammbela. Amaviyo akwaMowabi angenela izwe ngasekwethwaseni komnyaka. 21Kwathi lapho besammbela umuntu othile, bheka, babona iviyo; bamlahla umuntu ethuneni lika-Elisha. Lowo muntu wanele ukuthinta nje amathambo ka-Elisha, waphila, wema ngezinyawo zakhe.

Ama-Aramu ayahlulwa

22UHazayeli inkosi yase-Aramu wayecindezele u-Israyeli zonke izinsuku zikaJehowahazi. 23

13:23
Gen. 17:7
Eks. 2:24
Lev. 26:42
Kodwa uJehova wayenomusa kubo, wayenesihe kubo, wabanakekela ngenxa yesivumelwano sakhe no-Abrahama no-Isaka noJakobe, akathandanga ukubachitha, futhi wayengakabalahli ebusweni bakhe.

24UHazayeli inkosi yase-Aramu wafa; uBeni Hadadi indodana yakhe waba yinkosi esikhundleni sakhe. 25UJehowashi indodana kaJehowahazi wabuye waphuca esandleni sikaBeni Hadadi indodana kaHazayeli leyo mizi ayaphucile esandleni sikaJehowahazi uyise ngokulwa. UJowashi wamahlula kathathu, wabuyisa imizi yakwa-Israyeli.

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U-Amasiya uyinkosi kwaJuda. UJerobowamu wesibili uyinkosi kwa-Israyeli

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14:1
2 AmaKh. 12:21
2 IziKr. 25:1
Ngomnyaka wesibili kaJowashi indodana kaJehowahazi inkosi yakwa-Israyeli u-Amasiya indodana kaJowashi inkosi yakwaJuda waba yinkosi. 2Wayeneminyaka engamashumi amabili nanhlanu ekuqaleni kwakhe ukubusa, wabusa iminyaka engamashumi amabili nesishiyagalolunye eJerusalema; igama likanina lalinguJehohadini waseJerusalema. 3
14:3
2 AmaKh. 12:2
Wenza okulungile emehlweni kaJehova, kungenjengoDavide uyise kodwa; wenza njengakho konke uJowashi uyise akwenzileyo. 4Kepha izindawo eziphakemeyo azisuswanga; abantu babesahlaba, besashisa impepho ezindaweni eziphakemeyo.

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14:5
2 AmaKh. 12:20
Kwathi lapho umbuso usuqinisiwe esandleni sakhe, wazibulala izinceku zakhe ezaziyibulele inkosi uyise. 6
14:6
Dut. 24:16
Hez. 18:20
Kepha abantwana bababulali akababulalanga njengokulotshiweyo encwadini yomthetho kaMose njengokuyala kukaJehova ngokuthi: “Oyise abayikubulawa ngenxa yabantwana, nabantwana abayikubulawa ngenxa yawoyise, kepha yilowo nalowo uyakufa ngesakhe isono.”

7Wabulala ku-Edomi esiGodini sikaSawoti abayizinkulungwane eziyishumi, wathatha iSela ngokulwa, waliqamba igama lokuthi iJokiteyeli kuze kube namuhla.

8Khona u-Amasiya wathuma izithunywa kuJehowashi indodana kaJehowahazi kaJehu, inkosi yakwa-Israyeli, wathi: “Woza sibhekane ubuso nobuso.”

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14:9
AbAhl. 9:8
UJehowashi inkosi yakwa-Israyeli wathumela ku-Amasiya inkosi yakwaJuda, wathi: “Isihlahla somkhaya saseLebanoni sathumela kumsedari* waseLebanoni, sathi: ‘Nika indodana yami indodakazi yakho ibe ngumkayo.’ Kwadlula isilo sasendle saseLebanoni, sanyathela phansi isihlahla somkhaya. 10Umchithile impela u-Edomi; inhliziyo yakho ikuphakamisile; dumiseka ngakho, uhlale ekhaya; uzilebelani ukuba uwe wena, noJuda ekanye nawe, na?”

11Kepha u-Amasiya akalalelanga. Wayesenyuka uJehowashi inkosi yakwa-Israyeli; yena no-Amasiya inkosi yakwaJuda babhekana ubuso nobuso eBeti Shemeshi elingelakwaJuda. 12UJuda wahlulwa phambi kuka-Israyeli; babaleka, kwaba yilowo nalowo etendeni lakhe. 13UJehowashi, inkosi yakwa-Israyeli, wambamba u-Amasiya inkosi yakwaJuda, indodana kaJehowashi, ka-Ahaziya, eBeti Shemeshi, wafika eJerusalema, wadiliza ugange lwaseJerusalema, kusukela eSangweni lakwa-Efrayimi kuze kube seSangweni laseGumbini, izingalo ezingamakhulu amane. 14Wathatha lonke igolide nesiliva, nazo zonke izitsha ezafunyanwa endlini kaJehova nasengcebeni endlini yenkosi, nabayisibambiso, wabuyela eSamariya.

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14:15
2 AmaKh. 13:12
Ezinye izindaba zikaJehowashi azenzayo, namandla akhe, nempi yakhe no-Amasiya inkosi yakwaJuda, angithi kulotshiwe encwadini yezindaba zemihla ngemihla yamakhosi akwa-Israyeli na? 16UJehowashi wayeselala koyise, wembelwa eSamariya namakhosi akwa-Israyeli; uJerobowamu indodana yakhe waba yinkosi esikhundleni sakhe.

17U-Amasiya, indodana kaJowashi, inkosi yakwaJuda, wayesekhona emva kokufa kukaJehowashi indodana kaJehowahazi, inkosi yakwa-Israyeli, iminyaka eyishumi nanhlanu. 18Ezinye izindaba zika-Amasiya angithi zilotshiwe encwadini yezindaba zemihla ngemihla yamakhosi akwaJuda na?

19Bamenzela ugobe eJerusalema; wabalekela eLakishi, kepha bathumela bamlanda eLakishi, bambulala khona. 20Bamthwala ngamahhashi; wembelwa eJerusalema koyise emzini kaDavide.

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14:21
2 AmaKh. 15:1
2 IziKr. 26:1
Bonke abantu bakwaJuda bathatha u-Azariya owayeneminyaka eyishumi nesithupha, bambeka inkosi esikhundleni sikayise u-Amasiya. 22Wakha i-Elati, walibuyisela kuJuda, inkosi isilele koyise.

23Ngomnyaka weshumi nanhlanu ka-Amasiya indodana kaJowashi, inkosi yakwaJuda, uJerobowamu indodana kaJowashi, inkosi yakwa-Israyeli, waba yinkosi eSamariya, wabusa iminyaka engamashumi amane nanye. 24

14:24
1 AmaKh. 12:28
Wenza okubi emehlweni kaJehova, kasukanga ezonweni zonke zikaJerobowamu, indodana kaNebati, onisa ngazo u-Israyeli. 25
14:25
Jona 1:1
Wabuyisa umkhawulo wakwa-Israyeli kusukela ekuyeni eHamati kuze kube seLwandle lwase-Araba; njengezwi likaJehova, uNkulunkulu ka-Israyeli, alikhulumayo ngesandla senceku yakhe uJona indodana ka-Amithayi, umprofethi waseGati Heferi.

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14:26
Dut. 32:36
Ngokuba uJehova wabona ukuhlupheka kuka-Israyeli ukuthi kwakumunyu kakhulu, abancane nabakhulu baphela amandla, kungekho omsizayo u-Israyeli. 27UJehova akashongo ukuthi uyakwesula igama lika-Israyeli phansi kwezulu, kepha wabasindisa ngesandla sikaJerobowamu indodana kaJowashi.

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14:28
2 Sam. 8:6
Ezinye izindaba zikaJerobowamu, nakho konke akwenzayo, namandla akhe, nokulwa kwakhe, nokubuyisela kwakhe ku-Israyeli iDamaseku neHamati elalingelakwaJuda, angithi kulotshiwe encwadini yezindaba zemihla ngemihla yamakhosi akwa-Israyeli na? 29
14:29
2 AmaKh. 15:8
UJerobowamu wayeselala koyise, amakhosi abakwa-Israyeli; uZakariya waba yinkosi esikhundleni sakhe.