2 Chronicles 27
Jotham, reigning well, prospereth.
2 Chronicles 27:1 Ioatham was .xxv. yere olde when he beganne to raygne, & raygned .xvi. yere in Ierusalem. Hys mothers name was Ierusah the daughter of Zadoc. 2 Chronicles 27:2 And he dyd that pleased the Lorde in all poyntes as dyd hys father Oziah: saue, that he came not to the temple of the Lorde, and that the people dyd yet corrupt them selues. 2 Chronicles 27:3 He built the hie gate of the temple of the Lorde, and on the wall Ophel he buylt moche. 2 Chronicles 27:4 More ouer he built cytyes in the mountaynes of Iuda, and in the wood countre he built castelles and towres.
He subdueth the Ammonites.
2 Chronicles 27:5 And he fought wyth the kyng of þe children of Ammon, and preuayled agaynst them. And the chyldren of Ammon gaue him the same yere an hundred talentes of syluer, & ten thousande quarters of whete and as moche barleye. So moche also dyd the chyldren of Ammon geue hym the seconde yere and the thirde to. 2 Chronicles 27:6 And Ioatham became mightie, because he direckthe hys waye before the Lorde hys God.
2 Chronicles 27:7 The rest of the actes of Ioatham & all his warres & hys wayes are wrytten in the boke of the kynges of Israel & Iuda. 2 Chronicles 27:8 He was .xxv. yere olde when he beganne to raygne, & raygned .xvi. yere in Ierusalem.
Ahaz succeedeth him.
2 Chronicles 27:9 And when Ioathan was layde to reste with hys fathers, they buryed hym in the cytye of Dauid: and Ahaz his sonne raygned in hys steade.