Day 204 of 365 – July 23 - Chronological Bible


Manasseh's Death

2 Chronicles 33:18-20a; 2 Kings 21:17,18a

(641 B.C.)

Jerusalem

Ch - Now the rest of the acts of Manasseh, and his prayer to his God, and the words of the seers who spoke to him in the name of the Lord, the God of Israel, behold, they are in the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel. And his prayer, and how God was moved by his entreaty, and all his sin and his faithlessness, and the sites on which he built high places and set up the Asherim and the images, before he humbled himself, behold, they are written in the Chronicles of the Seers. So Manasseh slept with his fathers, and they buried him in his house. Kings - Now the rest of the acts of Manasseh and all that he did, and the sin that he committed, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah? And Manasseh slept with his fathers and was buried in the garden of his house, in the garden of Uzza.)


2 Kings 21:18b,19 (2 Chronicles 33:20b,21)

Amon his son reigned in his place.

Amon Reigns in Judah

Amon was twenty-two years old when he began to reign, and he reigned two years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Meshullemeth the daughter of Haruz of Jotbah.


2 Chronicles 33:22,23 (2 Kings 21:20-22)

And he did what was evil in the sight of the Lord, as Manasseh his father had done. Amon sacrificed to all the images that Manasseh his father had made, and served them. And he did not humble himself before the Lord, as Manasseh his father had humbled himself, but this Amon incurred guilt more and more.


2 Kings 21:25;23,26a (2 Chronicles 33:24)

(639 B.C.)

Now the rest of the acts of Amon that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?


And the servants of Amon conspired against him and put the king to death in his house. And he was buried in his tomb in the garden of Uzza.


2 Kings 21:24 (2 Chronicles 33:25)

But the people of the land struck down all those who had conspired against King Amon, and the people of the land made Josiah his son king in his place.


2 Kings 22:1 (2 Chronicles 34:1)

Josiah Reigns in Judah

Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Jedidah the daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath.


2 Kings 22:2; 23:25 (2 Chronicles 34:2)

And he did what was right in the eyes of the Lord and walked in all the way of David his father, and he did not turn aside to the right or to the left. Before him there was no king like him, who turned to the Lord with all his heart and with all his soul and with all his might, according to all the Law of Moses, nor did any like him arise after him.


2 Kings 23:26,27

Still the Lord did not turn from the burning of his great wrath, by which his anger was kindled against Judah, because of all the provocations with which Manasseh had provoked him. And the Lord said, “I will remove Judah also out of my sight, as I have removed Israel, and I will cast off this city that I have chosen, Jerusalem, and the house of which I said, My name shall be there.”


Holy Bible, English Standard Version,

as arranged in chronological order by F. Legard Smith


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