And Shallum the son of Jabesh conspired against him, and struck him down before the people, and slew him, and reigned in his stead.
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George Leo Haydock
Place, having before taken his measures with the conspirators; (ver. 15.) so that he had not to fear the resentment of the people. He cut off the last king of the family of Jehu; (Haydock) probably at Jezrahel, Osee i. 5. (Calmet)