11 When aAthaliah bthe mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was cdead, she arose and destroyed all the royal heirs. 2 But 1Jehosheba, the daughter of King Joram, sister of dAhaziah, took 2Joash the son of Ahaziah, and stole him away from among the king’s sons who were being murdered; and they hid him and his nurse in the bedroom, from Athaliah, so that he was not killed. 3 So he was hidden with her in the house of the Lord for six years, while Athaliah reigned over the land.
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