Treasury of Scripture
took for him Not for himself, as the Jewish expositors suppose, but for Joash; for Jehoiada's advanced age renders it highly improbable that he should take them for himself. He was born in the reign of Solomon, and lived through six successive reigns; and must, on any computation, have been upwards of
100 years old when Joash began to reign.
2 Chronicles 24:15 But Jehoiada waxed old, and was full of days when he died; an hundred and thirty years old was he when he died.
Genesis 21:21 And he dwelled in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.
Genesis 24:4 But you shall go to my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife to my son Isaac.
Genesis 4:19 And Lamech took to him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.
Matthew 19:4-8 And he answered and said to them, Have you not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female...