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2 Kings 2 Elijah's ascension; Elisha performs miracles
2 Kings 3:4-27 War against Moab
2 Kings 4:1-17 Elisha and the widow's oil; The Shunammite woman bears a son; Additional miracles
2 Kings 4:18-37 Elisha raises the Shunammite woman's son; Woman leaves for famine and property restored
2 Kings 5 Naaman's leprosy; Gehazi's greed; Floating ax
2 Kings 6:8-23 Elisha's servant sees angelic army; Syrians blinded
2 Kings 6:24-7:20 Siege of Samaria by Syria; Syrians flee
2 Kings 8:7-15 Death of Ben-Hadad; King Jehoram of Israel stricken by God and dies; Ahaziah king of Judah; Jehu anointed king over Israel
2 Kings 9:14-37 Jehu kills Joram, Ahaziah and Jezebel
2 Kings 14:28-29 Death of Jeroboam II; Zechariah king of Israel; Coups by Shallum and Menahem; Israel's abominations worsen
2 Kings 10:32-36 Death of Jehu; Jehoahaz king of Israel; King Joash of Judah repairs the temple
2 Kings 10:1-31 Reign of Jehu over Israel; Wicked Queen Athaliah
2 Kings 12:1-5 Early reign of Joash, Jehoiada serving as priest
2 Kings 14:1-14 Amaziah king of Judah; Wins war against Edom; Loses war against Israel
2 Kings 13:12-13 Death of Jehoash of Israel; Jeroboam II king of Israel; Death of Amaziah; Uzziah (Azariah) king of Judah
2 Kings 15:32-37 Reign of Jotham of Judah
2 Kings 15:1-4 King Uzziah (Azariah) of Judah does right before God
2 Kings 17:3-23 Fall of Samaria; Rest of Israel deported
2 Kings 17:24-41 Assyrians resettle Mesopotamians in Samaria
2 Kings 16:19-20 Death of Ahaz; Oracles against Philistia and Moab
2 Kings 16:1-4 Ahaz king of Judah; 1st Syro-Ephraimite war; Israel returns Jewish captives; Assyria won't help Judah; Ahaz's apostasy
2 Kings 16:6-9 2nd Syro-Ephraimite war continues; Assyria intervenes against Syria-Israel; 1st Assyrian deportation of Israel; Hoshea kills Pekah and usurps throne; Ahaz before Assyrian king in Damascus; New pagan altar; Jotham dies
2 Kings 16:5 2nd Syro-Ephraimite war; Isaiah sent to Ahaz; Prophecy to Ahaz and David's house of the birth of Immanuel by the virgin
2 Kings 18:1-3 Hezekiah reigns in Judah; Cleanses temple and restores temple worship
2 Kings 18:7-8 Hezekiah rebels against Assyria and subdues Philistines; Simeonite campaigns; Hezekiah's tunnel
2 Kings 19 God assures deliverance through Isaiah; Sennacherib's threat; Hezekiah prays and presents threatening letter before God; Further assurance from God through Isaiah; Sennacherib's forces slain; His later death in his own land
2 Kings 25:22 Gedaliah made governor of Judah; Jeremiah freed from prison; Message to Ebed-Melech
2 Kings 20:1-11 Hezekiah's sickness; Sign of the sundial; Hezekiah's life extended
2 Kings 20:21-21:18 Death of Hezekiah; Reign of Manasseh over Judah, his apostasy, captivity, repentance and death
2 Kings 21:19-22:2 Reign of Amon over Judah and further apostasy; Josiah king of Judah
2 Kings 22:3-20 The finding of the Book of the Law
2 Kings 24:1a Nebuchadnezzar invades Judah and makes Jehoiakim his vassal; Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah taken to Babylon
2 Kings 23:26-37 Judah's coming punishment; Death of Josiah; Reign of Jehoahaz over Judah; Reign of Jehoiakim over Judah; Message concerning Shallum (Jehoahaz) and Jehoiakim
2 Kings 24:20b Zedekiah rebels against Babylon; Two harlot sisters, Oholah (Samaria) and Oholibah (Jerusalem), judged
2 Kings 24:10-20 Nebuchadnezzar besieges Judah; Jeconiah and the nobles carried captive; Zedekiah king of Judah; Sign of the fig baskets
2 Kings 25:23-26 Governorship of Gedaliah; Killed by insurrection
2 Kings 25:8-21 Destruction of Jerusalem and the temple; Killing of important officials; Final deportations; Land to enjoy its Sabbaths
2 Kings 25:27-30 Jeconiah released from prison during the reign of Babylonian ruler Evil-Merodach
2 Kings 25:2-7 Fall of Jerusalem; Judah's nobility killed and Zedekiah blinded and taken captive to die in Babylon
2 Kings 25:1 Nebuchadnezzar besieges Jerusalem; Parable of the cooking pot; Ezekiel's wife dies