歷代志下 2 Chronicles


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21:1
约沙法与他列祖同睡,葬在大卫城他列祖的坟地里。他儿子约兰接续他作王。
Then Jehoshaphat rested with his fathers and was buried with them in the City of David. And Jehoram his son succeeded him as king.
21:2
约兰有几个兄弟,就是约沙法的儿子亚撒利雅,耶歇,撒迦利雅,亚撒利雅,米迦勒,示法提雅。这都是犹大王约沙法的儿子。
Jehoram's brothers, the sons of Jehoshaphat, were Azariah, Jehiel, Zechariah, Azariahu, Michael and Shephatiah. All these were sons of Jehoshaphat king of Israel.
21:3
他们的父亲将许多金银,财宝,和犹大地的坚固城赐给他们。但将国赐给约兰,因为他是长子。
Their father had given them many gifts of silver and gold and articles of value, as well as fortified cities in Judah, but he had given the kingdom to Jehoram because he was his firstborn son.
21:4
约兰兴起坐他父的位,奋勇自强,就用刀杀了他的众兄弟和以色列的几个首领。
When Jehoram established himself firmly over his father's kingdom, he put all his brothers to the sword along with some of the princes of Israel.
21:5
约兰登基的时候年三十二岁,在耶路撒冷作王八年。
Jehoram was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years.
21:6
他行以色列诸王的道,与亚哈家一样。因他娶了亚哈的女儿为妻,行耶和华眼中看为恶的事。
He walked in the ways of the kings of Israel, as the house of Ahab had done, for he married a daughter of Ahab. He did evil in the eyes of the Lord .
21:7
耶和华却因自己与大卫所立的约,不肯灭大卫的家,照他所应许的,永远赐灯光与大卫和他的子孙。
Nevertheless, because of the covenant the Lord had made with David, the Lord was not willing to destroy the house of David. He had promised to maintain a lamp for him and his descendants forever.
21:8
约兰年间,以东人背叛犹大,脱离他的权下,自己立王。
In the time of Jehoram, Edom rebelled against Judah and set up its own king.
21:9
约兰就率领军长和所有的战车,夜间起来,攻击围困他的以东人和车兵长。
So Jehoram went there with his officers and all his chariots. The Edomites surrounded him and his chariot commanders, but he rose up and broke through by night.
21:10
这样,以东人背叛犹大,脱离他的权下,直到今日。那时,立拿人也背叛了,因为约兰离弃耶和华他列祖的神。
To this day Edom has been in rebellion against Judah. Libnah revolted at the same time, because Jehoram had forsaken the Lord , the God of his fathers.
21:11
他又在犹大诸山建筑丘坛,使耶路撒冷的居民行邪淫,诱惑犹大人。
He had also built high places on the hills of Judah and had caused the people of Jerusalem to prostitute themselves and had led Judah astray.
21:12
先知以利亚达信与约兰说,耶和华你祖大卫的神如此说,因为你不行你父约沙法和犹大王亚撒的道,
Jehoram received a letter from Elijah the prophet, which said: "This is what the Lord , the God of your father David, says: 'You have not walked in the ways of your father Jehoshaphat or of Asa king of Judah.
21:13
乃行以色列诸王的道,使犹大人和耶路撒冷的居民行邪淫,像亚哈家一样,又杀了你父家比你好的诸兄弟。
But you have walked in the ways of the kings of Israel, and you have led Judah and the people of Jerusalem to prostitute themselves, just as the house of Ahab did. You have also murdered your own brothers, members of your father's house, men who were better than you.
21:14
故此,耶和华降大灾与你的百姓和你的妻子,儿女,并你一切所有的。
So now the Lord is about to strike your people, your sons, your wives and everything that is yours, with a heavy blow.
21:15
你的肠子必患病,日加沉重,以致你的肠子坠落下来。
You yourself will be very ill with a lingering disease of the bowels, until the disease causes your bowels to come out.' "
21:16
以后,耶和华激动非利士人和靠近古实的亚拉伯人来攻击约兰。
The Lord aroused against Jehoram the hostility of the Philistines and of the Arabs who lived near the Cushites.
21:17
他们上来攻击犹大,侵入境内,掳掠了王宫里所有的财货和他的妻子,儿女,除了他小儿子约哈斯(又名亚哈谢)之外,没有留下一个儿子。
They attacked Judah, invaded it and carried off all the goods found in the king's palace, together with his sons and wives. Not a son was left to him except Ahaziah, the youngest.
21:18
这些事以后,耶和华使约兰的肠子患不能医治的病。
After all this, the Lord afflicted Jehoram with an incurable disease of the bowels.
21:19
他患此病缠绵日久,过了二年,肠子坠落下来,病重而死。他的民没有为他烧什么物件,像从前为他列祖所烧的一样。
In the course of time, at the end of the second year, his bowels came out because of the disease, and he died in great pain. His people made no fire in his honor, as they had for his fathers.
21:20
约兰登基的时候年三十二岁,在耶路撒冷作王八年。他去世无人思慕,众人葬他在大卫城,只是不在列王的坟墓里。
Jehoram was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years. He passed away, to no one's regret, and was buried in the City of David, but not in the tombs of the kings.