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“Whom God beholds, an officer of Ben-hadad II., king of Syria,” “who ultimately came to the throne, according to the word of the” “Lord to Elijah (1 Kings 19:15), after he had put the king to” death (2 Kings 8:15). His interview with Elisha is mentioned in 2 Kings 8. The Assyrians soon after his accession to the throne came against him and defeated him with very great loss; and “three years afterwards again invaded Syria, but on this occasion” Hazael submitted to them. He then turned his arms against “Israel, and ravaged “all the land of Gilead,” etc. (2 Kings” “10:33), which he held in a degree of subjection to him (13:3-7,” “22). He aimed at the subjugation also of the kingdom of Judah,” “when Joash obtained peace by giving him “all the gold that was” “found in the treasures of the house of the Lord, and in the” “king’s house” (2 Kings 12:18; 2 Chr. 24:24). He reigned about” “forty-six years (B.C. 886-840), and was succeeded on the throne” “by his son Ben-hadad (2 Kings 13:22-25), who on several” “occasions was defeated by Jehoash, the king of Israel, and” compelled to restore all the land of Israel his father had taken.
Definition of Hazael: “that sees God”
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