So they made way for her; and she went by the way of the horses' entry to the king's house; and there was she slain.
And Jehoiada made a covenant between HaShem and the king and the people, that they should be HaShem'S people; between the king also and the people.
And all the people of the land went to the house of Baal, and broke it down; his altars and his images broke they in pieces thoroughly, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars. And the priest appointed officers over the house of HaShem.
And he took the captains over hundreds, and the Carites, and the guard, and all the people of the land; and they brought down the king from the house of HaShem, and came by the way of the gate of the guard unto the king's house. And he sat on the throne of the kings.
So all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was quiet; and they slew Athaliah with the sword at the king's house.
Jehoash was seven years old when he began to reign.