Introduction to 2 Kings Chapter 10

This chapter gives a further account of the destruction of the house of Ahab by Jehu, or his orders, even of all his sons and relations, 2 Kings 10:1, and also of the brethren of Ahaziah king of Judah, 2 Kings 10:12, of his taking up Jehonadab the son of Rechab into his chariot, to be a witness of his zeal for the Lord, 2 Kings 10:15, and of his gathering together the prophets, priests, and worshippers of Baal, and slaying them, 2 Kings 10:18 and of his extirpation of the idolatry of Baal, 2 Kings 10:26, nevertheless he continued the worship of the calves, 2 Kings 10:29 wherefore Israel was distressed by the king of Syria, 2 Kings 10:32 and the chapter is concluded with the reign and death of Jehu, 2 Kings 10:34.