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NEW WORLD TRANSLATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES (2013 REVISION)

2 KINGS

2 Kings—Outline of Contents

  • 1

    • Elijah foretells Ahaziah’s death (1-18)

  • 2

    • Elijah taken up in a windstorm (1-18)

      • Elisha gets Elijah’s official garment (13, 14)

    • Elisha heals Jericho’s water (19-22)

    • Bears kill young boys from Bethel (23-25)

  • 3

    • Jehoram, king of Israel (1-3)

    • Moab rebels against Israel (4-25)

    • Moab defeated (26, 27)

  • 4

    • Elisha multiplies a widow’s oil (1-7)

    • A Shunammite woman’s hospitality (8-16)

    • Woman rewarded with a son; he dies (17-31)

    • Elisha resurrects the dead son (32-37)

    • Elisha makes stew edible (38-41)

    • Elisha multiplies bread (42-44)

  • 5

    • Naaman healed of leprosy by Elisha (1-19)

    • Greedy Gehazi struck with leprosy (20-27)

  • 6

    • Elisha makes axhead float (1-7)

    • Elisha versus the Syrians (8-23)

      • Eyes of Elisha’s attendant opened (16, 17)

      • Syrians mentally blinded (18, 19)

    • Famine in besieged Samaria (24-33)

  • 7

    • Elisha foretells end of famine (1, 2)

    • Food found at abandoned Syrian camp (3-15)

    • Elisha’s prophecy fulfilled (16-20)

  • 8

    • Shunammite woman’s land restored to her (1-6)

    • Elisha, Ben-hadad, and Hazael (7-15)

    • Jehoram, king of Judah (16-24)

    • Ahaziah, king of Judah (25-29)

  • 9

    • Jehu anointed as king of Israel (1-13)

    • Jehu kills Jehoram and Ahaziah (14-29)

    • Jezebel killed; dogs eat her flesh (30-37)

  • 10

    • Jehu kills the house of Ahab (1-17)

      • Jehonadab joins Jehu (15-17)

    • Baal worshippers killed by Jehu (18-27)

    • Summary of Jehu’s reign (28-36)

  • 11

    • Athaliah usurps the throne (1-3)

    • Jehoash secretly made king (4-12)

    • Athaliah killed (13-16)

    • Jehoiada’s reforms (17-21)

  • 12

    • Jehoash, king of Judah (1-3)

    • Jehoash repairs the temple (4-16)

    • Syrian invasion (17, 18)

    • Jehoash killed (19-21)

  • 13

    • Jehoahaz, king of Israel (1-9)

    • Jehoash, king of Israel (10-13)

    • Elisha tests Jehoash’s zeal (14-19)

    • Elisha’s death; his bones resurrect a man (20, 21)

    • Elisha’s final prophecy fulfilled (22-25)

  • 14

    • Amaziah, king of Judah (1-6)

    • War with Edom and with Israel (7-14)

    • Death of Jehoash of Israel (15, 16)

    • Death of Amaziah (17-22)

    • Jeroboam II, king of Israel (23-29)

  • 15

    • Azariah, king of Judah (1-7)

    • Israel’s last kings: Zechariah (8-12), Shallum (13-16), Menahem (17-22), Pekahiah (23-26), Pekah (27-31)

    • Jotham, king of Judah (32-38)

  • 16

    • Ahaz, king of Judah (1-6)

    • Ahaz bribes the Assyrians (7-9)

    • Ahaz copies pagan altar (10-18)

    • Death of Ahaz (19, 20)

  • 17

    • Hoshea, king of Israel (1-4)

    • Fall of Israel (5, 6)

    • Israel exiled because of apostasy (7-23)

    • Foreigners brought into Samaritan cities (24-26)

    • Samaritans’ mixed religion (27-41)

  • 18

    • Hezekiah, king of Judah (1-8)

    • Review of Israel’s fall (9-12)

    • Sennacherib invades Judah (13-18)

    • The Rabshakeh taunts Jehovah (19-37)

  • 19

    • Hezekiah seeks God’s help through Isaiah (1-7)

    • Sennacherib threatens Jerusalem (8-13)

    • Hezekiah’s prayer (14-19)

    • Isaiah conveys God’s answer (20-34)

    • Angel slays 185,000 Assyrians (35-37)

  •  20

    • Hezekiah’s sickness and recovery (1-11)

    • Messengers from Babylon (12-19)

    • Death of Hezekiah (20, 21)

  • 21

    • Manasseh, king of Judah; his bloodshed (1-18)

      • Jerusalem to be destroyed (12-15)

    • Amon, king of Judah (19-26)

  • 22

    • Josiah, king of Judah (1, 2)

    • Instructions for temple repair (3-7)

    • Book of the Law found (8-13)

    • Huldah’s prophecy of calamity (14-20)

  • 23

    • Josiah’s reforms (1-20)

    • Passover celebrated (21-23)

    • Josiah’s further reforms (24-27)

    • Josiah’s death (28-30)

    • Jehoahaz, king of Judah (31-33)

    • Jehoiakim, king of Judah (34-37)

  • 24

    • Jehoiakim’s rebellion and death (1-7)

    • Jehoiachin, king of Judah (8, 9)

    • First deportation to Babylon (10-17)

    • Zedekiah, king of Judah; his rebellion (18-20)

  • 25

    • Nebuchadnezzar’s siege of Jerusalem (1-7)

    • Jerusalem and its temple destroyed; second deportation (8-21)

    • Gedaliah made governor (22-24)

    • Gedaliah murdered; people flee to Egypt (25, 26)

    • Jehoiachin released in Babylon (27-30)