And he was with her hid in the house of the LORD six years. And Athaliah did reign over the land.
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George Leo Haydock
Lord. The case was so extraordinary, that he high priest dispensed with a woman lodging in those apartments.
Land, for six years, by usurpation. Women were commonly excluded, and she was not of the race of David, 4 Kings viii. 26. (Calmet)