Adonijah, Solomon's brother,
1 Kings 2:13-25;
The LORD Tears the Kingdom in Two For Solomon Worshipping False Gods
Èbijah, eroboam's Son, tricken With an Illness and Dies for Jeroboam's False Religious System
Under Rehoboam Judah Worships False Gods and Permits Sodomites in the Land and God sells Judah into Egyptian Bondage.
was executed for trying to usurp David's wishes that Solomon be king. Joab was executed for shedding the blood of war in peace on Abner and Amasa. Benaiah executed Abner after David's death for this. Shimei cursed David when Absalom revolted against him. Shimei was executed for this later.
The LORD was angry with Solomon because he worshipped other gods (Ashtoreth of the Sidonians, Chemosh of the Moabites and Milcom of Ammon) and kept not the LORD's covenant and statutes so the LORD tore the kingdom in two and rose up adversaries to perplex Solomon.
A man of God cried against the false altars of Jeroboam and was commanded to eat no bread or water until he came home. The man of God disobeyed and was slain by a lion for not keeping the commandment of God. After Jeroboam and the 10 northern tribes of Israel succeeded from Rehoboam and the rest of the kingdom (1 Kings 12), Jeroboam set up a false religious system (1 Kings 12:25-33). For this god struck his child, Abijah, with an illness. Jeroboam sent his wife to inquire of Ahijah the prophet. The LORD told Ahijah that God for this wickedness God would cut off every male from Jeroboam. The prophet told his wife that when she entered the city where her son was that he would die and he did.
Judah did evil in the sight of the LORD and they provoked him with jealousy and built high places and images and idols on every high hill and under every green tree and there were sodomites in the law and they did according to all the abominations of the
1 Kings 2:25
1 Kings 2:5; 1 1 Killed Kings 2:34
1 Kings 11; 1 Unknown Kings 11:11
1 Kings 13; 1 1 Killed Kings 13:24
1 Kings 14: 1 1 Killed Kings 14:17
1 Kings 14:22-28 Thousands
I King Ahaziah Did Evil in the Sight of the LORD and was Killed
Ahaziah's First Captain and his nations which the LORD cast out before them. For this God delivered them into the hand of Shishak the King of Egypt who took away the treasures of the house of the LORD. Baasha smote all the house of Jeroboam and left not to Jeroboam any who breathed, until he had destroyed him, according unto the saying of Ahija because of the sins of Jeroboam which he sinned and which he made Israel sin by his provocation with which he provoked the LORD God of Israel to anger.
Because of Baasha's sin God sent Zimri to kill all of Baasha's house
Elijah challenges the prophets of Baal that ate at King Ahab and Queen Jezebel's table to a contest. God answered Elijah's prayer and then Elijah took the 450 prophets of Baal and slew every one of them at the brook Kishon King Ahab was killed by a man who "drew a bow at a venture" because of Ahab's mighty sins. Dogs licked up Ahab's blood. The LORD did this because King Ahab walked in the sins of Jeroboam, took Jezebel to wife, worshipped Baal, and made altars and idols to Baal so that Ahab did evil in the sigh of the LORD above all who were before him. King Ahaziah, Son of Ahab, fell down through a lattice in his upper chamber and was sick. He inquired of Baalzebub the god of Ekron whether he would live. The Angel of the LORD said to Elijah to meet the King's messenger and say "Is it because there is no God in Israel that you inquire of Baalzebub? Thou shalt surely die. God killed him according to Elijah's word. King Ahaziah sent a Captain and his 50 men to kill/capture Elijah. Elijah called on God for fire to come down from heaven to kill them and it did.
1 Kings 15:29-30
1 Kings 16:8-13
450 Prophets Baal Executed
1 King 22:34-38; 1 Kings 16:3033; 2 Chronicles 18; 2 Chronicles 18:33.
1 Kings 22:5153; 2 Kings 1:117; 2 Kings 1:17
2 Kings 1:9-10 51 Killed bv
God Sends Fire from Heaven and Kills King
Ahaziah's Second Captain and his
The 42 Children that Mocked
IElisha are Killed by a She-Bear
God Deceived the Moabites and Delivered them to Judah and Israel
King Ahaziah sent a second Captain and his 50 men to kill/capture Elijah. Elijah again called on God for fire to come down from heaven to kill them and it did.
42 children of the city of Bethel mocked Elisha saying "Go up, thou bald head." Elisha "cursed them in the name of the LORD and there came forth two she-bears out of the woods and tore forty and two children of them.
Moab rose up in the morning and the sun shone upon the water, and the Moabites saw the water on the other side as red as blood. They assumed this was the blood of the Israelites. They charged and the LORD delivered them into the hands of Judah and Israel. Naaman, the military leader of Syria, a leper came to Elisha to be healed. He offered Elisha many riches. Elisha refused them. Gehazai, Elisha's servant, ran after Naaman and received some of the riches. "The leprosy of Naaman clung unto Gehazai and his seed and his leprosy was as white as
2 Kings 1:11-12 51 Killed by God
2 Kings 2:23-24
42 Children Maimed or Killed
2 Kings 3:21-26
1 Made a Leper
Jehu Executes Joram King of Israel and Ahaziah King of Judah For Their Mighty Sins and the Sins of Ahab and Jezebel
God sent Jehu to Kill King Joram and King Ahaziah. Thus said the LORD I have anointed thee King over Israel and thou shalt smite the house of Ahah, thy master, that I may avenge the blood of my servants, the prophets, and the blood of all the servants of the LORD, at the hand of Jezebel. For the whole house of Ahab shall perish and I will cut off from Ahab him that pisseth against the wall. "Jehu drew a bow with his full strength, and smote Joram between his arms and the arrow went out at his heart" and died. Jehu also smote Ahaziah in his chariot and killed him.
Jehu told Jezebel's eunuchs to thrown her out of our palace window and they did. "And
2 Kings Killed
Jehu Executes the Whole House of Ahab in Jezreel, Including his Great Men, his Kin, his Friends and his Priests for Ahab Killing Naboth and his Mighty Sins Jehu Executes King Ahaziah's family including 42 Princes of Judah
Jehu Refuses to Walk in the law of the LORD - Israel smitten by Syria some of her blood was sprinkled on the wall, and on the horses; and he trod her under foot. He then went to eat and drink. "And they went to bury her; but they found no more of her than the skull, and the feet, and the palms of her hands" because the dogs ate her.
Jehu had the rulers of Jezreel 2 Kings 10:1-9
execute Ahab's 70 sons so that they put their heads in baskets.
"So Jehu slew all that 2 Kings 10:11
remained of the house of Ahab in Jezreel, and all his great men, and his kinsfolks, and his priests, until he left him none remaining."
Jehu "met with the brethren of 2 Kings 10:13-14
Ahaziah king of Judah... and slew them at the pit of the shearing house, even two and forty men; neither left he any of them." God had Jehu kill them for the intermarrying with
Ahab's family and their worship of Baal.
"And when he came to 2 Kings 10:17
Samaria, he slew all that remained unto Ahab in
Samaria, till he had destroyed him, according to the saying of the LORD, which he spake to
Jehu called a feast for the 2 Kings 10:18-
worshippers of Baal and then 28; 2 Kings had his men kill every single 10:25
one of them. "And the LORD
said unto Jehu, Because thou hast done well in executing that which is right in mine eyes, and hast done unto the house of Ahab according to all that was in mine heart, thy children of the fourth generation shall sit on the throne of Israel."
"But Jehu took no heed to walk 2 Kings 10:31-32
in the law of the LORD God of
Israel with all his heart: for he departed not from the sins of
Jeroboam, which made Israel to sin. In those days the LORD
70 Sons of Ahab Killed
Hundreds Killed (estimated)
Hundreds Killed (estimated)
2 Kings 10:1828; 2 Kings 10:25
Hundreds Killed (estimated)
2 Kings 10:31-32
Thousands Killed (estimated)
Jehoiada and the People Kill
Mattan, the Priest of Baal.
Jehoiada and the People Slay
Queen Athaliah the Murderer and Baal Worshipper
King Jehoahza Does Evil, Israel Delivered to Hazael, King of Syria
Israel Annihilated and Carried Away to Assyria. New People Taken to Samaria, Nation of Israel Ends Captivity of Israel began to cut Israel short: and Hazael smote them in all the coasts of Israel" "And Jehoiada made a covenant between the LORD and the king and the people, that they should be the LORD'S people; between the king also and the people. And all the people of the land went into the house of Baal, and brake it down; his altars and his images brake they in pieces thoroughly, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars."
Athaliah, Ahaziah's mother murdered the royal seed once she saw Ahaziah was dead. She was also a worshipper of Baal. "And they slew Athaliah with the sword beside the king's house."
"Jehoahaz the son of Jehu began to reign over Israel in Samaria... And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, and followed the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which made Israel to sin. And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel, and he delivered them into the hand of Hazael king of Syria, and into the hand of Benhadad the son of Hazael, all their days.
"In the ninth year of Hoshea the king of Assyria took Samaria, and carried Israel away into Assyria. For so it was, that the children of Israel had sinned against the LORD their God, which had brought them up out of the land of Egypt.and had feared other gods, And walked in the statutes of the heathen,. And the children of Israel did secretly those things that were not right against the LORD their God. For they served idols. the LORD testified against Israel, and against Judah, by all the prophets, and by all the seers, saying, Turn ye from your evil ways, and keep my commandments and
2 Kings 11:17-18 1 Killed
2 Kings 11, 2 Kings 11:20
2 Kings 13:1-7
Thousands (estimated) Killed
2 Kings 17 Kings 17:18 Kings 17:24 Kings 18:9-16
Thousands (estimated) Killed in the Captivity my statutes, according to all the law which I commanded your fathers.
Notwithstanding they would not hear, but hardened their necks, like to the neck of their fathers, that did not believe in the LORD their God. 15 And they rejected his statutes, and his covenant that he made with their fathers, and his testimonies which he testified against them; and they followed vanity, and became vain, and went after the heathen that were round about them, concerning whom the LORD had charged them, that they should not do like them. And they left all the commandments of the LORD their God. Therefore the LORD was very angry with Israel, and removed them out of his sight: there was none left but the tribe of Judah only.
"Hezekiah the son of Ahaz king 2 Kings 18:, 1 185,000 Assyrians of Judah began to reign. And Kings 19:35 Killed by the Angel he did that which was right in of the LORD
the sight of the LORD, according to all that David his father did. He removed the high places, and brake the images, and cut down the groves, and brake in pieces the brasen serpent that Moses had made: for unto those days the children of Israel did burn incense to it: and he called it
Nehushtan. He trusted in the
LORD God of Israel; so that after him was none like him among all the kings of Judah, nor any that were before him.
For he clave to the LORD, and departed not from following him, but kept his commandments, which the
LORD commanded Moses. And the LORD was with him; and he prospered whithersoever he went forth: and he rebelled against the king of Assyria, and served him not. And it came to pass that night, that the angel of the LORD went out, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians an hundred
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