Baasha Reigns in Israel

1 Kings 15

33 In the third year of Asa king of Judah, Baasha the son of Ahijah became king over all Israel in Tirzah, and reigned twenty-four years. 34 He did evil in the sight of the LORD, and walked in p the way of Jeroboam, and in his sin by which he had made Israel sin.

1 Kings 16

1 Then the word of the LORD came to a Jehu the son of b Hanani, against c Baasha, saying: 2 d "Inasmuch as I lifted you out of the dust and made you ruler over My people Israel, and e you have walked in the way of Jeroboam, and have made My people Israel sin, to provoke Me to anger with their sins, 3 "surely I will f take 1 away the posterity of Baasha and the posterity of his house, and I will make your house like g the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat. 4 "The dogs shall eat h whoever belongs to Baasha and dies in the city, and the birds of the air shall eat whoever dies in the fields."

5 Now the rest of the acts of Baasha, what he did, and his might, i are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel? 6 So Baasha 2 rested with his fathers and was buried in j Tirzah. Then Elah his son reigned in his place. 7 And also the word of the LORD came by the prophet k Jehu the son of Hanani against Baasha and his house, because of all the evil that he did in the sight of the LORD in provoking Him to anger with the work of his hands, in being like the house of Jeroboam, and because l he killed them.

New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Next Book Next Book