8 0 8 0 0 8:10 Tell him: Thou shalt recover: By these words the prophet signified that the king's disease was not mortal: and that he would recover if no violence were used. Or he might only express himself in this manner, by way of giving Hazael to understand that he knew both what he would say and do; that he would indeed tell the king he should recover; but would be himself the instrument of his death. 8 10 8 0 0 8:16 And of Josaphat, etc: That is, Josaphat being yet alive, who sometime before his death made his son Joram king, as David had done before by his own son Solomon. 8 16 8 0 0 8:26 Daughter: That is, grand-daughter; for she was daughter of Achab son of Amri, ver. 18. 8 26 8 0 0 Content-type: text/html; charset=utf-8 THE HOLY BIBLE Douay-Rheims: 2ki 8:0


Notes on Fourth Book of Kings (Author Bishop Richard Challoner (ed.))

¤ Chapter 8: After seven years' famine foretold by Eliseus, the Sunamitess returning home, recovereth her lands, and revenues. Eliseus foresheweth the death of Benadad, king of Syria, and the reign of Hazael. Joram's wicked reign in Juda. He dieth, and his son Ochozias succeedeth.

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