But when Ahaziah the king of Judah saw this
, he fled by the way of the garden house. And Jehu followed after him, and said, Smite him also in the chariot. And they did so
at the going up to Gur, which is
by Ibleam. And he fled to Megiddo, and died there.
And his servants carried him in a chariot to Jerusalem, and buried him in his sepulchre with his fathers in the city of David.
And in the eleventh year of Joram the son of Ahab began Ahaziah to reign over Judah.
And when Jehu was come to Jezreel, Jezebel heard of it
; and she painted her face, and tired her head, and looked out at a window.
And as Jehu entered in at the gate, she said, Had
Zimri peace, who slew his master?
And he lifted up his face to the window, and said, Who is
on my side? who? And there looked out to him two or
And he said, Throw her down. So they threw her down: and some
of her blood was sprinkled on the wall, and on the horses: and he trode her under foot.
And when he was come in, he did eat and drink, and said, Go, see now this cursed woman
, and bury her: for she is
a king's daughter.
And they went to bury her: but they found no more of her than the skull, and the feet, and the palms of her
Wherefore they came again, and told him. And he said, This is
the word of the LORD, which he spake by his servant Elijah the Tishbite, saying, In the portion of Jezreel shall dogs eat the flesh of Jezebel:
And the carcase of Jezebel shall be as dung upon the face of the field in the portion of Jezreel; so
that they shall not say, This is