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So Joash the king of Israel went up; and they saw one another in the face, both he and Amaziah king of Judah, at Bethshemesh, which belongs to Judah.
they saw one another That is, `they fought against each other.' To face an enemy, or to face one another, is still a common expression. The reason of this war was evidently the injury the army of Joash had done to the unoffending inhabitants of Judah. The ravages committed by them were totally unprovoked, base, and cowardly: they fell upon women, old men, and children, and butchered them in cold blood, when all the effective men were gone with their king against the Edomites. The quarrel of Amaziah were certainly just, yet he was put to the rout: he fell, and Judah with him, as Joash had said; and the reason was, because `it came of God, that he might deliver them into the hands of their enemies, because they sought after the gods of Edom.' This was the reason why the Israelites triumphed.
2 Chronicles 25:17 Then Amaziah king of Judah took advice, and sent to Joash, the son of Jehoahaz, the son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, Come...
Joshua 21:16 And Ain with her suburbs, and Juttah with her suburbs, and Bethshemesh with her suburbs; nine cities out of those two tribes.
1 Samuel 6:9,19,20 And see, if it goes up by the way of his own coast to Bethshemesh, then he has done us this great evil: but if not...
Strong's ConcordanceSo Joash the king of Israel went up; and they saw one another in the face, [both] he and Amaziah king of Judah, at Bethshemesh, which [belongeth] to Judah.
Topical BibleAmaziah Amazi'ah Attacked Battle Belonged Belongeth Belongs Beth Bethshemesh Beth-shemesh Beth-she'mesh Face Faced Joash Jo'ash Judah Judah's Shemesh
2 Chronicles Chapter 25 Verse 21
Alphabetical: Amaziah and at attacked belonged Beth Beth-shemesh each faced He in Israel Jehoash Joash Judah king of other Shemesh So to up went which
OT History: 2 Chronicles 25:21 So Joash king of Israel went up (2 Chron. 2Ch iiCh ii ch 2 chr 2chr)