2 Chronicles 27
Jotham, reigning well, prospereth.
2 Chronicles 27:1 Iotham was fiue and twentie yere olde when he began to reigne, and reigned sixteene yeere in Ierusalem, and his mothers name was Ierushah the daughter of Zadok. 2 Chronicles 27:2 And hee did vprightly in the sight of the Lorde according to all that his father Vzziah did, saue that hee entred not into the Temple of the Lorde, and the people did yet corrupt their wayes. 2 Chronicles 27:3 He buylt the hie gate of the house of the Lord, and he buylt very much on the wal of the castle. 2 Chronicles 27:4 Moreouer hee buylt cities in the mountaines of Iudah, and in the forests he buylt palaces and towres.
He subdueth the Ammonites.
2 Chronicles 27:5 And he fought with the King of the children of Ammon, & preuailed against them; the children of Ammon gaue him the same yere an hundreth talents of siluer, and ten thousande measures of wheate, & ten thousand of barley: this did the children of Ammon giue him both in the second yeere and the third. 2 Chronicles 27:6 So Iotham became mightie because hee directed his way before the Lord his God.
2 Chronicles 27:7 Concerning the rest of the acts of Iotham, & all his warres & his wayes, loe, they are written in the booke of the Kings of Israel, and Iudah. 2 Chronicles 27:8 He was fiue and twentie yeere olde when he began to reigne, and reigned sixteene yeere in Ierusalem.
Ahaz succeedeth him.
2 Chronicles 27:9 And Iotham slept with his fathers, & they buryed him in the citie of Dauid: and Ahaz his sonne reigned in his stead.