2 Chronicles 27
Jotham, reigning well, prospereth.
2 Chronicles 27:1 Iotham was fyue and twenty yere olde, when he beganne to raygne, and raygned syxtene yere in Ierusalem. Hys mothers name also was Ierusa the daughter of Zadoc. 2 Chronicles 27:2 And he dyd that which was ryght in the syght of the Lorde in all poyntes as dyd hys father Uzia saue, that he came not into the temple of the Lorde, and the people dyd yet wyckedly. 2 Chronicles 27:3 He buylt the hye gate of the temple of the Lorde, and on the walle (where the house of ordinaunce was) he buylte moche. 2 Chronicles 27:4 Moreouer he buylt cyties in the mountaynes of Iuda, and in the wood countreye he buylt castelles and towres.
He subdueth the Ammonites.
2 Chronicles 27:5 He fought with the kynge of the chyldren of Ammon, and preuayled agaynst them. And the chyldren of Ammon gaue hym the same yere an hundred talentes of syluer, and ten thousande quarters of wheate, & ten thousand of barleye. So moche dyd the chyldren of Ammon geue hym the seconde yere and the thyrd also. 2 Chronicles 27:6 So Iotham became myghtie, because he directed hys waye before þe Lorde his God.
2 Chronicles 27:7 The rest of the actes of Iotham & all hys warres, & his conuersacyon, lo, they are written in the boke of the kynges of Israel and Iuda. 2 Chronicles 27:8 He was .xxv. yere olde when he beganne to raygne, & raygned syxtene yere in Ierusalem.
Ahaz succeedeth him.
2 Chronicles 27:9 And Iotham slepte with his fathers, and they buryed hym in the cytie of Dauid: & Ahaz hys sonne raygned in hys steade.