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Amaziah challenges Jehoash
Amaziah king of Judah sent a challenge to Jehoash king of Israel. Jehoash told him not to ask for trouble, but Amaziah persisted.
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2 Ki 14:8–10

Then Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash the son of Jehoahaz the son of Jehu king of Israel, saying, “Come let us meet face-to-face.” So Jehoash the king of Israel sent to Amaziah, saying, “The thornbush which is in Lebanon sent to the cedar which is in Lebanon, saying, ‘Give your daughter to …

2 Ch 25:17–20

Then Amaziah king of Judah took counsel, and he sent to Joash the son of Jehoahaz the son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, “Come, let us face one another. And Joash the king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, “The thorn bush that is in Lebanon has sent to the cedar which is …