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And it came to pass on the morrow, that he took a thick cloth, and dipped it in water, and spread it on his face, so that he died: and Hazael reigned in his stead.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

8:15 Hazael. Hazael proceeded to implement Elisha’s prophecy (II Kings 8:13) by murdering Ben-hadad and usurping his throne. However, he is mentioned on Assyrian inscriptions as “a nobody,” even though he reigned for some forty years.

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