Then Asa took all the silver and the goldthatwereleft in the treasures of the house of the LORD, and the treasures of the king’shouse, and deliveredtheminto the hand of his servants: and king Asa sentthem to Benhadad, the son of Tabrimon, the son of Hezion, king of Syria, thatdwelt at Damascus, saying,
There is a leaguebetween me and thee, and between my father and thy father: behold, I havesentuntothee a present of silver and gold; come and break thy leaguewithBaashaking of Israel, that he may departfrom me.
So Benhadadhearkeneduntoking Asa, and sent the captains of the hostswhich he had against the cities of Israel, and smoteIjon, and Dan, and Abelbethmaachah, and all Cinneroth, with all the land of Naphtali.
Thenking Asa made a proclamationthroughout all Judah; none was exempted: and theytookaway the stones of Ramah, and the timberthereof, wherewithBaasha had builded; and king Asa builtwiththemGeba of Benjamin, and Mizpah.
The rest of all the acts of Asa, and all his might, and all that he did, and the citieswhich he built, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah? Nevertheless in the time of his old age he was diseased in his feet.
And it came to pass, when he reigned, that he smote all the house of Jeroboam; he left not to Jeroboam any thatbreathed, until he had destroyed him, accordingunto the saying of the LORD, which he spake by his servantAhijah the Shilonite: