2 Kings 15
Azariah his good reign.
2 Kings 15:1 The .xxvij. yeare of Ieroboam king of Israel, Azariah sonne of Amaziah kynge of Iuda beganne to raygne. 2 Kings 15:2 Sixtene yeare olde was he when he was made kynge, & he raygned .lij. yeare in Ierusalem, hys mothers name was Iecheliah, & was of Ierusalem. 2 Kings 15:3 And he dyd that pleased the Lorde in all thynges as dyd hys father Amaziah: 2 Kings 15:4 saue þt they put not the hyllaulters awaye: for the people offered & burned fat styll in the hylaultares.
He dying a leper, Jotham succeedeth.
2 Kings 15:5 And the Lorde smote the kynge, that he was a leper vnto the daye of hys death, and dwelte in an house at lybertye, and Iotham þe kynges sonne gouerned the house and iudged the people of the lande. 2 Kings 15:6 The reste of the deades of Azariah & all he dyd, are wrytten in þe chronicles of the kynges of Iuda. 2 Kings 15:7 And Azariah layde hym to slepe with his fathers, and they buryed hym with his fathers in the cytie of Dauid, & Iotham his sonne raygned in his steade.
Zachariah, the last of Jehu's generation, reigning ill, is slain by Shallum.
2 Kings 15:8 In the .xxxviij. yeare of Azariah kynge of Iuda, was Zachariah the sonne of Ieroboam made kynge vpon Israel in Samaria, & raygned syxe monethes, 2 Kings 15:9 and dyd þt displeaseth þe Lorde, as dyd hys fathers, and turned not from the synnes of Ieroboam the sonne of Nabat which made Israel synne. 2 Kings 15:10 And Zelum the sonne of Iabes conspyred agaynste hym, and smote hym before the people, & kylled hym, & raygned in hys steade. 2 Kings 15:11 The rest of the deades of Zachariah are written in the chronicles of the kynges of Israel. 2 Kings 15:12 This is the sayinge that the Lord spake vnto Iehu, sayinge: thy sonnes shall syt on þe seate of Israell in the fourth generacyon. And it came so to passe.
Shallum, reigning a month, is slain by Menahem.
2 Kings 15:13 Selum the sonne of Iabes beganne to raygne the .xxxix. yeare of Azariah kynge of Iuda, and he raygned a moneth in Samaria. 2 Kings 15:14 For Manahem the sonne of Gadi came vp from Therzah, and went to Samaria & smote Selum the sonne of Iabes in Samaria, & slue hym, and raygned in hys steade. 2 Kings 15:15 The reste of the deades of Selum & the treason, whiche he conspyred, are wrytten in the chronicles of the kynges of Israel.
Menahem strengtheneth himself by Pul.
2 Kings 15:16 The same tyme Manahem destroyed Thaphsah and all that were therin & the coastes thereof from Therzah (because they opened not to hym) he smote and rent all the wemen with chylde. 2 Kings 15:17 The .xxxix. yeare of Azariah kynge of Iuda, beganne Manahem the sonne of Gadi to raygne vpon Israel, & contynued ten yeare in Samaria. 2 Kings 15:18 And he dyd euyll in the sighte of þe Lorde, and turned not all hys dayes from the synne of Ieroboam the sonne of Nabat which made Israel synne. 2 Kings 15:19 And Phul kynge of Assiria came vpon the lande. And Manahem gaue Phul a thousand talentes of syluer, to helpe hym to stablyshe hys kyngdome. 2 Kings 15:20 And Manahem raysed the money in Israel, vpon al men of substaunce, for to geue the kynge of Assiria fyftye sycles of syluer a pece. And the kynge of Assyrya turned backe agayne, & taryed not there in the lande.
Pekahiah succeedeth him.
2 Kings 15:21 The rest of the deades of Manahem & all he dyd, are wrytten in the chronicles of the kynges of Israel. 2 Kings 15:22 And when Manahem was layde to reste with his fathers Phakeyah his sonne raygned in hys steade.
Pekahiah is slain by Pekah.
2 Kings 15:23 The fyftieth yeare of Azariah kyng of Iuda, beganne Phakeiah the sonne of Manahem to raygne ouer Israell in Samaria, and continued two yeare, 2 Kings 15:24 & wrought wickedlye in the syghte of the Lorde, and lefte not of from the synnes of Heroboam sonne of Nabat whiche made Israel synne. 2 Kings 15:25 And Phakeh the sonne of Romeliah a Lorde of hys conspyred agaynste hym, and slue hym in the palayse of the Kynges house, wyth Argob and Ariah and fyftie men wyth hym that were Galaadites: and when he had kylled him, raygned in his roume. 2 Kings 15:26 The rest of Phakeyah and all he dyd are wrytten in the chronicles of the kynges of Israell.
Pekah is oppressed by Tiglath-pileser, and slain by Hoshea.
2 Kings 15:27 And the .lij. yeare of Azariah king of Iuda beganne Phakeh the sonne of Romeliah to raygne ouer Israel in Samaria and continued .xx. yeare, 2 Kings 15:28 and dyd euyll in the syght of the Lorde, and turned not from the synnes of Ieroboam sonne of Nabat þt made Israel sinne. 2 Kings 15:29 In the dayes of Phakeh kyng of Israel, came Teglath Phalasar kyng of Assyrya, and toke Aron, Abel, Beth, Maacah, Ianoah, Kades, Hazor, Galaad, Galile, and all the lande of Nephtali, and caryed them away to Assyrya. 2 Kings 15:30 And Hosea the sonne of Elah conspyred treason agaynst Phakeh the sonne of Romeliah, and smote hym, and slue hym, & raigned in hys steade, the .xx. yeare of Iotham þe sonne of Oziah. 2 Kings 15:31 The rest of the actes of Phakeh, & all he dyd, are wrytten in the storyes of þe kynges of Israel.
Jotham's good reign.
2 Kings 15:32 The seconde yeare of Phakeh sonne of Romeliah kynge of Israel, beganne Iotham the sonne of Oziah kynge of Iuda to raygne. 2 Kings 15:33 Fyue and twentie yeare olde was he when he beganne to raygne, and he raigned .xvi. yeare in Ierusalem. Hys mothers name was Ierusalem the doughter of Zadok. 2 Kings 15:34 And he did that was ryght in the sight of the Lorde: euen in al thynge as dyd hys father Oziah, dyd he.
2 Kings 15:35 But they put not awaye the hyllaultares: for the people offered & burnt incense styll in the hyllaulters, he buylt the hyghest dore in the house of the Lorde.
Ahaz succeedeth him.
2 Kings 15:36 The reast of the dedes of Iotham and al he dyd, are written in the cronicles of þe kynges of Iuda. 2 Kings 15:37 In those dayes the Lorde beganne to sende agaynst Iuda, Razin the king of Syrya and Phakeh the sonne of Romeliah. 2 Kings 15:38 And Iotham rested wyth hys fathers & was buryed wyth hys fathers in the cytye of Dauid hys father, & Ahaz hys sonne raygned in hys steade.