2 Reis 11

1 Vendo, pois, Atalia, mãe de Acazias, que seu filho era morto, levantou-se, e destruiu toda a descendência real.

2 Mas Jeoseba, filha do rei Jorão, irmã de Acazias, tomou a Joás, filho de Acazias, furtando-o dentre os filhos do rei, aos quais matavam, e o pôs, a ele e à sua ama na recâmara, e o escondeu de Atalia, e assim não o mataram.

3 E esteve com ela escondido na casa do Senhor seis anos; e Atalia reinava sobre o país.

4 E no sétimo ano enviou Joiada, e tomou os centuriões, com os capitães, e com os da guarda, e os colocou consigo na casa do Senhor; e fez com eles uma aliança e ajuramentou-os na casa do Senhor; e mostrou-lhes o filho do rei.

5 E deu-lhes ordem, dizendo: Isto é o que haveis de fazer: Uma terça parte de vós, que entrais no sábado, fará a guarda da casa do rei.

6 E outra terça parte estará à porta de Sur; e a outra terça parte à porta detrás dos da guarda; assim fareis a guarda desta casa, afastando a todos.

7 E as duas partes de vós, a saber, todos os que saem no sábado, farão a guarda da casa do Senhor junto ao rei.

8 E rodeareis o rei, cada um com as suas armas na mão, e aquele que entrar entre as fileiras o matarão; e vós estareis com o rei quando sair e quando entrar.

9 Fizeram, pois, os centuriões conforme tudo quanto ordenara o sacerdote Joiada, tomando cada um os seus homens, tanto os que entravam no sábado como os que saíam no sábado; e foram ao sacerdote Joiada.

10 E o sacerdote deu aos centuriões as lanças e os escudos que haviam sido do rei Davi, que estavam na casa do Senhor.

11 E os da guarda se puseram, cada um com as armas na mão, desde o lado direito da casa até ao lado esquerdo da casa, do lado do altar, e do lado da casa, em redor do rei.

12 Então Joiada fez sair o filho do rei, e lhe pôs a coroa, e lhe deu o testemunho; e o fizeram rei, e o ungiram, e bateram as palmas, e disseram: Viva o rei!

13 E Atalia, ouvindo a voz dos da guarda e do povo, foi ter com o povo, na casa do Senhor.

14 E olhou, e eis que o rei estava junto à coluna, conforme o costume, e os príncipes e os trombeteiros junto ao rei, e todo o povo da terra estava alegre e tocava as trombetas; então Atalia rasgou as suas vestes, e clamou: Traição! Traição!

15 Porém o sacerdote Joiada deu ordem aos centuriões que comandavam as tropas, dizendo-lhes: Tirai-a para fora das fileiras, e a quem a seguir matai-o à espada. Porque o sacerdote disse: Não a matem na casa do Senhor.

16 E lançaram mão dela; e ela foi, pelo caminho da entrada dos cavalos, à casa do rei, e ali a mataram.

17 E Joiada fez uma aliança entre o Senhor e o rei e o povo, para que fosse o povo do Senhor; como também entre o rei e o povo.

18 Então todo o povo da terra entrou na casa de Baal, e a derrubaram, como também os seus altares, e as suas imagens, totalmente quebraram, e a Matã, sacerdote de Baal, mataram diante dos altares; então o sacerdote pôs oficiais sobre a casa do Senhor.

19 E tomou os centuriões, e os capitães, e os da guarda, e todo o povo da terra; e conduziram da casa do Senhor, o rei, e foram, pelo caminho da porta dos da guarda, à casa do rei, e ele se assentou no trono dos reis.

20 E todo o povo da terra se alegrou, e a cidade repousou, depois que mataram a Atalia, à espada, junto à casa do rei,

21 Era Joás da idade de sete anos quando o fizeram rei.

1 And when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she arose and destroyed all the seed royal.

2 But Jehosheba, the daughter of king Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash the son of Ahaziah, and stole him from among the king’s sons which were slain; and they hid him, even him and his nurse, in the bedchamber from Athaliah, so that he was not slain.

3 And he was with her hid in the house of the LORD six years. And Athaliah did reign over the land.

4 And the seventh year Jehoiada sent and fetched the rulers over hundreds, with the captains and the guard, and brought them to him into the house of the LORD , and made a covenant with them, and took an oath of them in the house of the LORD , and shewed them the king’s son.

5 And he commanded them, saying, This is the thing that ye shall do; A third part of you that enter in on the sabbath shall even be keepers of the watch of the king’s house;

6 And a third part shall be at the gate of Sur; and a third part at the gate behind the guard: so shall ye keep the watch of the house, that it be not broken down.

7 And two parts of all you that go forth on the sabbath, even they shall keep the watch of the house of the LORD about the king.

8 And ye shall compass the king round about, every man with his weapons in his hand: and he that cometh within the ranges, let him be slain: and be ye with the king as he goeth out and as he cometh in.

9 And the captains over the hundreds did according to all things that Jehoiada the priest commanded: and they took every man his men that were to come in on the sabbath, with them that should go out on the sabbath, and came to Jehoiada the priest.

10 And to the captains over hundreds did the priest give king David’s spears and shields, that were in the temple of the LORD .

11 And the guard stood, every man with his weapons in his hand, round about the king, from the right corner of the temple to the left corner of the temple, along by the altar and the temple.

12 And he brought forth the king’s son, and put the crown upon him, and gave him the testimony; and they made him king, and anointed him; and they clapped their hands, and said, God save the king.

13 And when Athaliah heard the noise of the guard and of the people, she came to the people into the temple of the LORD .

14 And when she looked, behold, the king stood by a pillar, as the manner was , and the princes and the trumpeters by the king, and all the people of the land rejoiced, and blew with trumpets: and Athaliah rent her clothes, and cried, Treason, Treason.

15 But Jehoiada the priest commanded the captains of the hundreds, the officers of the host, and said unto them, Have her forth without the ranges: and him that followeth her kill with the sword. For the priest had said, Let her not be slain in the house of the LORD .

16 And they laid hands on her; and she went by the way by the which the horses came into the king’s house: and there was she slain.

17 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.

18 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. And the priest appointed officers over the house of the LORD .

19 And he took the rulers over hundreds, and the captains, and the guard, and all the people of the land; and they brought down the king from the house of the LORD , and came by the way of the gate of the guard to the king’s house. And he sat on the throne of the kings.

20 And all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was in quiet: and they slew Athaliah with the sword beside the king’s house.

21 Seven years old was Jehoash when he began to reign.

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