rovides analternate account of King Ahaz’s reign.
was celebrated in theeighteenth yearof Josiah's reign.
) After all this, when Josiah had set the temple in order,
king of Egypt went up to fight at Carchemish on the Euphrates, and Josiah marched out tomeet him in battle.
) The king of
took Eliakim's brother Jehoahaz and carriedhim off to Egypt.
) Now in thefirst yearof
king of Persia, that the word of the LORDby the mouth of Jeremiah might be fulfilled, the LORD stirred up the spirit of
king of Persia, that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and
also in writing, saying,
) In thefirst yearof
king of Persia, in order to fulfill the word of theLORD spoken by Jeremiah, the LORD moved the heart of Cyrus king of Persia tomake a proclamation throughout his realm and to put it in writing:
) they came to Zerubbabel and to the heads of the families and said, "Letus help you build because, like you, we seek your God and have been sacrificing tohim since the time of
, who brought us here."
, the king of Persia, commanded us.
) "However, in thefirst yearof
issueda decree to rebuild this house of God.
) In thefirst yearof King
, the king issued a decree concerning thetemple of God in Jerusalem:
) …They finished building the temple according to the command of theGod of Israel and the decrees of
, kings of
) But in all this
was not I at Jerusalem: for in thetwo and thirtieth yearof
came I unto the king, and after certain daysobtained I leave of the king: (
is called "king of
"king of the
) Inthe yearthat the supreme commander, sent by
, came to Ashdod and attacked and captured it--