2 Kings 15

Ukubusa kukaAzariya

Ngomnyaka wamatshumi amabili lesikhombisa kaJerobowamu, inkosi yakoIsrayeli, uAzariya indodana kaAmaziya, inkosi yakoJuda, waba yinkosi. Wayeleminyaka elitshumi lesithupha lapho esiba yinkosi; wasebusa iminyaka engamatshumi amahlanu lambili eJerusalema. Lebizo likanina lalinguJekoliya weJerusalema. Wasesenza okulungileyo emehlweni e Nkosi njengakho konke uAmaziya uyise akwenzayo. Kodwa indawo eziphakemeyo kazisuswanga; abantu babelokhu benikela imihlatshelo betshisa impepha endaweni eziphakemeyo.

UJehova wayitshaya inkosi, yasisiba ngumlephero kwaze kwaba lusuku lokufa kwayo. Yahlala endlini eyehlukanisiweyo. UJothamu indodana yenkosi wasephatha indlu, esahlulela abantu belizwe.

Ezinye-ke zezindaba zikaAzariya, lakho konke akwenzayo, kakubhalwanga yini egwalweni lwemilando yamakhosi akoJuda? UAzariya waselala laboyise, bamngcwaba kuboyise emzini kaDavida. UJothamu indodana yakhe wasesiba yinkosi esikhundleni sakhe.

Ukubusa kukaZekariya

Ngomnyaka wamatshumi amathathu lesificaminwembili kaAzariya inkosi yakoJuda uZekariya indodana kaJerobowamu wabusa phezu kukaIsrayeli eSamariya inyanga eziyisithupha. Wasesenza okubi emehlweni e Nkosi njengokwenza kwaboyise; kasukanga ezonweni zikaJerobowamu indodana kaNebati owenza uIsrayeli one. 10 UShaluma indodana kaJabeshi wasemenzela ugobe, wamtshaya phambi kwabantu wambulala, wasebusa esikhundleni sakhe.

11 Ezinye-ke zezindaba zikaZekariya, khangela, zibhaliwe egwalweni lwemilando yamakhosi akoIsrayeli.

12 Leli yilizwi le Nkosi eyalikhuluma kuJehu isithi: Amadodana akho azahlala esihlalweni sobukhosi sikaIsrayeli kuze kube sesizukulwaneni sesine. Kwaba njalo-ke.

Ukubusa kukaShaluma

13 UShaluma indodana kaJabeshi waba yinkosi ngomnyaka wamatshumi amathathu lesificamunwemunye kaUziya inkosi yakoJuda; wabusa inyanga egcweleyo eSamariya. 14 Ngoba uMenahema indodana kaGadi wenyuka esuka eTiriza, weza eSamariya, wamtshaya uShaluma indodana kaJabeshi eSamariya wambulala; wabusa esikhundleni sakhe.

15 Ezinye-ke zezindaba zikaShaluma, logobe lwakhe alwenzayo, khangela, kubhaliwe egwalweni lwemilando yamakhosi akoIsrayeli.

Ukubusa kukaMenahema

16 Khona uMenahema wasetshaya iThifisa, lakho konke okwakukiyo, lemingcele yayo kusukela eTiriza, ngoba bengamvulelanga. Ngakho wayitshaya; bonke abesifazana bayo abakhulelweyo wabaqhaqha. 17 Ngomnyaka wamatshumi amathathu lesificamunwemunye kaAzariya inkosi yakoJuda uMenahema indodana kaGadi waba yinkosi phezu kukaIsrayeli; wabusa iminyaka elitshumi eSamariya. 18 Wasesenza okubi emehlweni e Nkosi; kasukanga ezonweni zikaJerobowamu indodana kaNebati owenza uIsrayeli one, insuku zakhe zonke. 19 UPhuli inkosi yeAsiriya weza wamelana lelizwe; uMenahema wasenika uPhuli amathalenta* esiliva ayinkulungwane ukuze isandla sakhe sibe laye ukuqinisa umbuso esandleni sakhe. 20 UMenahema wasekhuphisa uIsrayeli imali, yabo bonke abantu abalamandla enothweni, ukupha inkosi yeAsiriya; amashekeli esiliva angamatshumi amahlanu kuleyo laleyondoda. Inkosi yeAsiriya yasibuyela, kayaze yahlala lapho elizweni.

21 Ezinye-ke zezindaba zikaMenahema, lakho konke akwenzayo, kakubhalwanga yini egwalweni lwemilando yamakhosi akoIsrayeli? 22 UMenahema waselala kuboyise; uPhekahiya indodana yakhe wasesiba yinkosi esikhundleni sakhe.

Ukubusa kukaPhekahiya

23 Ngomnyaka wamatshumi amahlanu kaAzariya inkosi yakoJuda uPhekahiya indodana kaMenahema waba yinkosi phezu kukaIsrayeli eSamariya, wabusa iminyaka emibili. 24 Wasesenza okubi emehlweni e Nkosi; kasukanga ezonweni zikaJerobowamu indodana kaNebati owenza uIsrayeli one. 25 Kodwa uPheka indodana kaRemaliya, induna yakhe, wamenzela ugobe wamtshaya eSamariya enqabeni yendlu yenkosi, kanye loArigobi loAriye, njalo kanye laye abantu abangamatshumi amahlanu bamaGileyadi. Wambulala, waba yinkosi esikhundleni sakhe.

26 Ezinye-ke zezindaba zikaPhekahiya, lakho konke akwenzayo, khangela, kubhaliwe egwalweni lwemilando yamakhosi akoIsrayeli.

Ukubusa kukaPheka

27 Ngomnyaka wamatshumi amahlanu lambili kaAzariya inkosi yakoJuda uPheka indodana kaRemaliya waba yinkosi phezu kukaIsrayeli eSamariya; wabusa iminyaka engamatshumi amabili. 28 Wasesenza okubi emehlweni e Nkosi; kasukanga ezonweni zikaJerobowamu indodana kaNebati owenza uIsrayeli one. 29 Ensukwini zikaPheka inkosi yakoIsrayeli kwafika uTigilathi Pileseri inkosi yeAsiriya, wathatha iIjoni, leAbeli-Beti-Mahaka, leJanowa, leKedeshi, leHazori, leGileyadi, leGalili, ilizwe lonke lakoNafithali; wabathumbela eAsiriya. 30 UHosheya indodana kaEla wasesenza ugobe emelene loPheka indodana kaRemaliya, wamtshaya wambulala, waba yinkosi esikhundleni sakhe ngomnyaka wamatshumi amabili kaJothamu, indodana kaUziya.

31 Ezinye-ke zezindaba zikaPheka, lakho konke akwenzayo, khangela, kubhaliwe egwalweni lwemilando yamakhosi akoIsrayeli.

Ukubusa kukaJothamu

32 Ngomnyaka wesibili kaPheka indodana kaRemaliya inkosi yakoIsrayeli uJothamu indodana kaUziya inkosi yakoJuda waba yinkosi. 33 Wayeleminyaka engamatshumi amabili lanhlanu lapho esiba yinkosi; wabusa iminyaka elitshumi lesithupha eJerusalema. Lebizo likanina lalinguJerusha indodakazi kaZadoki. 34 Wasesenza okulungileyo emehlweni e Nkosi; wenza njengakho konke uUziya uyise ayekwenzile.

35 Kodwa indawo eziphakemeyo kazisuswanga; abantu babelokhu benikela imihlatshelo betshisa impepha endaweni eziphakemeyo. Yena wakha isango elingaphezulu endlini ye Nkosi.

36 Ezinye-ke zezindaba zikaJothamu, azenzayo, kazibhalwanga yini egwalweni lwemilando yamakhosi akoJuda? 37 Ngalezonsuku i Nkosi yaqala ukuthumela koJuda uRezini inkosi yeSiriya loPheka indodana kaRemaliya. 38 UJothamu waselala kuboyise, wangcwatshelwa kuboyise emzini kaDavida uyise. UAhazi indodana yakhe wasesiba yinkosi esikhundleni sakhe.

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