0 SAB 2 Chronicles 27

For Pekah ... slew in Judah an hundred and twenty thousand in one day ... because they had forsaken the LORD God of their fathers. 28:6

Trivia: What king had 18 wives and 60 concubines?

2 Chronicles


King Jotham of Judah
27:1-9, Cf. 2 Kg 15:32-38

1 Jotham was twenty and five years old when he began to reign, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. His mother's name also was Jerushah, the daughter of Zadok.

Jotham was king of Judah for sixteen years.

2 And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father Uzziah did: howbeit he entered not into the temple of the LORD. And the people did yet corruptly.

3 He built the high gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.

4 Moreover he built cities in the mountains of Judah, and in the forests he built castles and towers.

He did what was right in God's sight, like his father Uzziah did. [1]

But he didn't go into the temple, and the people behaved badly.

5 He fought also with the king of the Ammonites, and prevailed against them. And the children of Ammon gave him the same year an hundred talents of silver, and ten thousand measures of wheat, and ten thousand of barley. So much did the children of Ammon pay unto him, both the second year, and the third.

He defeated the Ammonites and received 100 talents of silver, and 10,000 measures of wheat and barley.

6 So Jotham became mighty, because he prepared his ways before the LORD his God.

Jotham was mighty because he obeyed God.

7 Now the rest of the acts of Jotham, and all his wars, and his ways, lo, they are written in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah.

8 He was five and twenty years old when he began to reign, and reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem.

The rest of the acts of Jotham are written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah..

9 And Jotham slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David: and Ahaz his son reigned in his stead.

Jotham died, and his son, Ahaz, became king of Judah.

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