that which was evil
2 Chronicles 21:6
21:6 that which was evil. Athaliah, was probably even more pagan and wicked than her Phoenician mother. Her arranged marriage to Jehoshaphat’s firstborn son, which had led to Jehoshaphat’s alliance with Ahab (see note on II Chronicles 18:1) was undoubtedly behind Jehoram’s murder of his brothers, who had probably resisted Athaliah’s introduction of Baalism into Judah (note II Chronicles 21:13).