2 Chronicles 26:16
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But when he became strong, his heart was so proud that he acted corruptly, and he was unfaithful to the LORD his God, for he entered the temple of the LORD to burn incense on the altar of incense.

King James Bible
But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up to his destruction: for he transgressed against the LORD his God, and went into the temple of the LORD to burn incense upon the altar of incense.

Darby Bible Translation
But when he became strong his heart was lifted up to his downfall; and he transgressed against Jehovah his God, and went into the temple of Jehovah to burn incense upon the altar of incense.

World English Bible
But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up, so that he did corruptly, and he trespassed against Yahweh his God; for he went into the temple of Yahweh to burn incense on the altar of incense.

Young's Literal Translation
And at his being strong his heart hath been high unto destruction, and he trespasseth against Jehovah his God, and goeth in unto the temple of Jehovah to make perfume upon the altar of perfume.

2 Chronicles 26:16 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

To his destruction - Rather, "to do wickedly." Uzziah appears to have deliberately determined to invade the priest's office (marginal reference "m"), thus repeating the sin of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram Numbers 16:1-35.

2 Chronicles 26:16 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Great Slaughters and Sacrilege that were in Jerusalem.
1. Accordingly Simon would not suffer Matthias, by whose means he got possession of the city, to go off without torment. This Matthias was the son of Boethus, and was one of the high priests, one that had been very faithful to the people, and in great esteem with them; he, when the multitude were distressed by the zealots, among whom John was numbered, persuaded the people to admit this Simon to come in to assist them, while he had made no terms with him, nor expected any thing that was evil from
Flavius Josephus—The Wars of the Jews or History of the Destruction of Jerusalem

Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Deuteronomy 32:15
"But Jeshurun grew fat and kicked-- You are grown fat, thick, and sleek-- Then he forsook God who made him, And scorned the Rock of his salvation.

1 Kings 13:1
Now behold, there came a man of God from Judah to Bethel by the word of the LORD, while Jeroboam was standing by the altar to burn incense.

2 Kings 14:10
"You have indeed defeated Edom, and your heart has become proud. Enjoy your glory and stay at home; for why should you provoke trouble so that you, even you, would fall, and Judah with you?"

2 Kings 16:12
When the king came from Damascus, the king saw the altar; then the king approached the altar and went up to it,

2 Chronicles 25:19
"You said, 'Behold, you have defeated Edom.' And your heart has become proud in boasting. Now stay at home; for why should you provoke trouble so that you, even you, would fall and Judah with you?"

2 Chronicles 26:15
In Jerusalem he made engines of war invented by skillful men to be on the towers and on the corners for the purpose of shooting arrows and great stones. Hence his fame spread afar, for he was marvelously helped until he was strong.

2 Chronicles 27:2
He did right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father Uzziah had done; however he did not enter the temple of the LORD. But the people continued acting corruptly.

Jump to Previous
Acted Altar Burn Burning Causing Corruptly Destruction Entered Evil False. Grew Heart High Incense Lifted Powerful Pride Proud Purpose Strong Temple Transgressed Trespassed Unfaithful Uzziah
Jump to Next
Acted Altar Burn Burning Causing Corruptly Destruction Entered Evil False. Grew Heart High Incense Lifted Powerful Pride Proud Purpose Strong Temple Transgressed Trespassed Unfaithful Uzziah
Links
2 Chronicles 26:16 NIV
2 Chronicles 26:16 NLT
2 Chronicles 26:16 ESV
2 Chronicles 26:16 NASB
2 Chronicles 26:16 KJV

2 Chronicles 26:16 Bible Apps
2 Chronicles 26:16 Biblia Paralela
2 Chronicles 26:16 Chinese Bible
2 Chronicles 26:16 French Bible
2 Chronicles 26:16 German Bible

2 Chronicles 26:16 Commentaries

Bible Hub
2 Chronicles 26:15
Top of Page
Top of Page