Now they made a conspiracy against him in Jerusalem: and he fled to Lachish; but they sent after him to Lachish, and slew him there.
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George Leo Haydock
Lachis, in the tribe of Dan. Some say that the king resided there twelve years, in a kind of exile. (Malvenda)
But the conspiracy only took place in the last year of his reign. (Usher, the year of the world 3194.)
Some powerful men rose up against him, and the people were displeased with his conduct. (Menochius)
But the majority did not approve of his death, so that they granted him the funeral honours, and appointed his son to succeed. (Calmet)