13 And when Athaliah heard the noise of the guard [and of] the people, she came to the people into the house of Jehovah:

Matthew Henry's Commentary on 2 Kings 11:13

Commentary on 2 Kings 11:13-16

(Read 2 Kings 11:13-16)

Athaliah hastened her own destruction. She herself was the greatest traitor, and yet was first and loudest in crying, Treason, treason! The most guilty are commonly the most forward to reproach others.