1; Jehoash, being saved by Jehosheba his aunt from Athaliah's
massacre of the seed royal, is hid six years in the house
4; Jehoiada, giving order to the captains, in the seventh year
anoints him king.
13; Athaliah is slain.
17; Jehoiada restores the worship of God.
* A.M. 3120. B.C.884. Athaliah.
2Ch 22:10 24:7
* the mother.
* and destroyed.
A similar history is related by Mr. Bruce, as having occurred
in Abyssinia. Judith "surprised the rock Damo, and slew the
whole of the princes, to the number, it is said, of about
400;" while the infant king, Del Naad, was conveyed for safety
to a loyal province, and afterwards restored.
Mt 2:13,16 21:38,39
* seed royal. Heb. seed of the kingdom.