New Living Translation
All the people of Judah had crowned Amaziah's sixteen-year-old son, Uzziah, as king in place of his father, Amaziah.
King James Bible
And all the people of Judah took Azariah, which was sixteen years old, and made him king instead of his father Amaziah.
Darby Bible Translation
And all the people of Judah took Azariah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king instead of his father Amaziah.
World English Bible
All the people of Judah took Azariah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the place of his father Amaziah.
Young's Literal Translation
And all the people of Judah take Azariah, and he is a son of sixteen years, and cause him to reign instead of his father Amaziah;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:21 Azariah - This Azariah is called Uzziah, chap.15:30, both names signifying the same thing for substance; that, God's help; and this, God's strength. But this was not done till twelve years after his father's death: so long the government was in the hands of protectors.
LibraryThe Figurative Language of Scripture.
1. When the psalmist says: "The Lord God is a sun and shield" (Psa. 84:11), he means that God is to all his creatures the source of life and blessedness, and their almighty protector; but this meaning he conveys under the figure of a sun and a shield. When, again, the apostle James says that Moses is read in the synagogues every Sabbath-day (Acts 15:21), he signifies the writings of Moses under the figure of his name. In these examples the figure lies in particular words. But it may be embodied …
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible
2 Kings 14:20
They brought his body back to Jerusalem on a horse, and he was buried with his ancestors in the City of David.
2 Kings 14:22
After his father's death, Uzziah rebuilt the town of Elath and restored it to Judah.
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