S E C O N D K I N G S
This chapter gives us an account of the captivity
of the ten tribes, and so finishes the history of that kingdom,
after it had continued about 265 years, from the setting up of
Jeroboam the son of Nebat. In it we have, I. A short narrative of
this destruction, ver.
1-6. II. Remarks upon it, and the causes of it, for the
justifying of God in it and for warning to others, ver. 7-23. III. An account of the
nations which succeeded them in the possession of their land, and
the mongrel religion set up among them, ver. 24-41.