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Bible verses about Amaziah

“Amaziah was twenty-five years old when he began to reign, and he reigned twenty-nine years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Jehoaddan of Jerusalem.” – 2 Chronicles 25:1

“Amaziah did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, but not wholeheartedly.” – 2 Chronicles 25:2

“But after Amaziah came from striking down the Edomites, he brought the gods of the men of Seir and set them up as his gods and worshiped them, making offerings to them.” – 2 Chronicles 25:14

“For the Lord was angry with Amaziah and sent a prophet to him, who said, ‘Why have you sought the gods of a people who did not deliver their own people from your hand?'” – 2 Chronicles 25:15
“And as he spoke, the king said to him, ‘Have we made you the king’s counselor? Stop! Why should you be struck down?’ So the prophet stopped but said, ‘I know that God has determined to destroy you, because you have done this and have not listened to my counsel.'” – 2 Chronicles 25:16

“Then Amaziah king of Judah took counsel and sent to Joash the son of Jehoahaz, son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, ‘Come, let us look one another in the face.’ And Joash the king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, ‘The thistle that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that was in Lebanon, saying, “Give your daughter to my son for a wife”; and a wild beast of Lebanon passed by and trampled down the thistle.'” – 2 Chronicles 25:17-18

“And Amaziah said to the man of God, ‘But what shall we do about the hundred talents that I have given to the army of Israel?’ The man of God answered, ‘The Lord is able to give you much more than this.’ So Amaziah discharged the army that had come to him from Ephraim to go home.” – 2 Chronicles 25:9-10

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