2 Chronicles 27
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1Jotham was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Jerushah the daughter of Zadok.1Jotham was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem sixteen years. His mother’s name was Jerushah daughter of Zadok.
2He 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.2And he did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, just as his father Uzziah had done. In addition, he did not enter the temple of the LORD. But the people still behaved corruptly.
3He built the upper gate of the house of the LORD, and he built extensively the wall of Ophel.3Jotham rebuilt the Upper Gate of the house of the LORD, and he worked extensively on the wall at Ophel.
4Moreover, he built cities in the hill country of Judah, and he built fortresses and towers on the wooded hills.4He also built cities in the hill country of Judah and fortresses and towers in the forests.
5He fought also with the king of the Ammonites and prevailed over them so that the Ammonites gave him during that year one hundred talents of silver, ten thousand kors of wheat and ten thousand of barley. The Ammonites also paid him this amount in the second and in the third year.5Jotham waged war against the king of the Ammonites and defeated them, and that year they gave him a hundred talents of silver, ten thousand cors of wheat, and ten thousand cors of barley. They paid him the same in the second and third years.
6So Jotham became mighty because he ordered his ways before the LORD his God.6So Jotham grew powerful because he ordered his ways before the LORD his God.
7Now the rest of the acts of Jotham, even all his wars and his acts, behold, they are written in the Book of the Kings of Israel and Judah.7As for the rest of the acts of Jotham, along with all his wars and his ways, they are indeed written in the Book of the Kings of Israel and Judah.
8He was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem.8He was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem sixteen years.
9And Jotham slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David; and Ahaz his son became king in his place.9And Jotham rested with his fathers and was buried in the City of David. And his son Ahaz reigned in his place.
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2 Chronicles 26
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