1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
1 Kings 15
1 Abijam's wicked reign. 8 Asa succeedeth him. 9 Asa's good reign. 16 The war between Baasha and him causeth him to make a league with Ben-hadad. 23 Jehoshaphat succeedeth Asa. 25 Nadab's wicked reign. 27 Baasha conspiring against him executeth Ahijah's prophecy. 31 Nadab's acts and death. 33 Baasha's wicked reign.
15:1 ¶ And in the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam son of Nebat, reigned hath Abijam over Judah;
15:2 three years he hath reigned in Jerusalem, and the name of his mother [is] Maachah daughter of Abishalom;
15:6 and war hath been between Rehoboam and Jeroboam all the days of his life.
15:7 And the rest of the matters of Abijam, and all that he did, are they not written on the book of the Chronicles of the kings of Judah? And war hath been between Abijam and Jeroboam;
15:8 and Abijam lieth with his fathers, and they bury him in the city of David, and reign doth Asa his son in his stead.
15:9 ¶ And in the twentieth year of Jeroboam king of Israel reigned hath Asa over Judah,
15:10 and forty and one years he hath reigned in Jerusalem, and the name of his mother [is] Maachah daughter of Abishalom.
15:12 and removeth the whoremongers out of the land, and turneth aside all the idols that his fathers made;
15:13 and also Maachah his motherhe turneth her aside from being mistress, in that she made a horrible thing for a shrine, and Asa cutteth down her horrible thing, and burneth [it] by the brook Kidron;
15:16 ¶ And war hath been between Asa and Baasha king of Israel all their days,
15:17 and Baasha king of Israel goeth up against Judah, and buildeth Ramah, not to permit any one going out and coming in to Asa king of Judah.
15:18 And Asa taketh all the silver and the gold that are left in the treasures of the house of Jehovah, and the treasures of the house of the king, and giveth them into the hand of his servants, and king Asa sendeth them unto Ben-Hadad, son of Tabrimmon, son of Hezion king of Aram, who is dwelling in Damascus, saying,
15:19 'A covenant [is] between me and thee, between my father and thy father; lo, I have sent to thee a reward of silver and gold; go, break thy covenant with Baasha king of Israel, and he goeth up from off me.'
15:20 And Ben-Hadad hearkeneth unto king Asa, and sendeth the heads of the forces that he hath against cities of Israel, and smiteth Ijon, and Dan, and Abel-Beth-Maachah, and all Chinneroth, besides all the land of Naphtali;
15:21 and it cometh to pass at Baasha's hearing, that he ceaseth from building Ramah, and dwelleth in Tirzah.
15:22 And king Asa hath summoned all Judahthere is none exemptand they lift up the stones of Ramah, and its wood, that Baasha hath built, and king Asa buildeth with them Geba of Benjamin, and Mizpah.
15:23 And the rest of all the matters of Asa, and all his might, and all that he did, and the cities that he built, are they not written on the book of the Chronicles of the kings of Judah? Only, at the time of his old age he was diseased in his feet;
15:24 and Asa lieth with his fathers, and is buried with his fathers in the city of David his father, and Jehoshaphat his son reigneth in his stead.
15:25 ¶ And Nadab son of Jeroboam hath reigned over Israel, in the second year of Asa king of Judah, and he reigneth over Israel two years,
15:27 ¶ And conspire against him doth Baasha son of Ahijah, of the house of Issachar, and Baasha smiteth him in Gibbethon, which [is] to the Philistinesand Nadab and all Israel are laying siege against Gibbethon
15:28 yea, Baasha putteth him to death in the third year of Asa king of Judah, and reigneth in his stead.
15:29 And it cometh to pass, at his reigning, he hath smitten the whole house of Jeroboam, he hath not left any breathing to Jeroboam till his destroying him, according to the word of Jehovah, that He spake by the hand of His servant Ahijah the Shilonite,
15:31 ¶ And the rest of the matters of Nadab, and all that he did, are they not written on the book of the Chronicles of the kings of Israel?
15:32 And war hath been between Asa and Baasha king of Israel all their days.
15:33 In the third year of Asa king of Judah reigned hath Baasha son of Ahijah over all Israel in Tirzah, twenty and four years,