2 b The Philistims, which dwelt at Ekron, worshipped this idole, which signifieth the god of flies, thinking that he colde preserue them from the giting of flies: or els he was so called because flies were ingendred in great abundance of the blood of the sacrifices that were offred to that idole.
2 a So that he was punished for his idolatrie after two sortes: for the Moabites, which were wonte to pay him tribute, rebelled, & he fel downe at a grate which was vpoin his house to giue light benethe.
2 ! Ahaziah by a fall falleth sicke & consulteth with Baal-zebub.
3 c He sheweth that idolaters haue not the true God, for ls they wolde seke to none but to him alone.
3 ! He is reproued by Eliiah.
10 ! The captaines ouer fiftie were sent to Eliiah, whereof two were burnt with fire from heauen by his prayer.
10 g He declareth what power Gods worde hathe in the mouthe of his seruants, when they threaten Gods judgements against the wicked.
13 l That is, spare my life & let me not dye as the other two.
15 m Thus the Lord giueth boldenes to his that they feare not the threatenings of tyrants, which otherwise of them selues are afraide to do Gods message.
17 n Jehoshaphat going to battel against Syrians, made his sonne Jehoram King in the 17 year of his reigne: and in the 18 yere, which was the seconde yere of his sonne, Jehoram the sonne of Ahab reigned in Israel: and in the fifthe yere of this Jehoram Jehoshaphat dyed and the kingdome of Judah was confirmed to his sonne.