2 Chronicles 27
Jotham, reigning well, prospereth.
2 Chronicles 27:1 Iotham was fyue and twentye yeare olde whan he was made kynge, and reigned sixtene yeare at Ierusalem. His mothers name was Ierusa the daughter of Sadoc: 2 Chronicles 27:2 & he dyd righte in the sighte of the LORDE as did Osias his father: sauynge yt he wente not in to the temple of the LORDE, and the people yet marred them selues. 2 Chronicles 27:3 He buylded the hye porte of the house of ye LORDE, and on the wall of Ophel buylded he moch, 2 Chronicles 27:4 and buylded the cities vpon the mountaynes of Iuda, and in the woddes buylded he castels and towres.
He subdueth the Ammonites.
2 Chronicles 27:5 And he fought with the kinge of the children of Ammon, and ouer came them, so that the childre of Ammon gaue him ye same yeare an hundreth talentes of siluer, ten thousande quarters of wheate, and ten thousande of barlye. So moch dyd the children of Ammon geue him also in ye seconde & thirde yeare. 2 Chronicles 27:6 Thus became Iotham mightye, for he gyded his wayes before the LORDE his God.
2 Chronicles 27:7 What more there is to saye of Iotham, & all his warres, vnd his waies, beholde, it is wrytten in ye boke of the kinges of Israel & Iuda. 2 Chronicles 27:8 Fyue and twentye yeare olde was he whan he was made kynge, & reigned sixtene yeare at Ierusale.
Ahaz succeedeth him.
2 Chronicles 27:9 And Iotha fell on slepe wt his fathers, & they buryed him in the cite of Dauid, and Achas his sonne was kynge in his steade.