The LORD afflicted1 the king with leprosya until the day he died, and he lived in a separate house.b2 Jotham3 the king's son had charge of the palace4 and governed the people of the land.
As for the other events of Azariah's reign, and all he did, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Judah?
Azariah rested5 with his fathers and was buried near them in the City of David. And Jotham6 his son succeeded him as king.
In the thirty-eighth year of Azariah king of Judah, Zechariah son of Jeroboam became king of Israel in Samaria, and he reigned six months.
He did evil7 in the eyes of the LORD, as his fathers had done. He did not turn away from the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, which he had caused Israel to commit.
Shallum son of Jabesh conspired against Zechariah. He attacked him in front of the people,c assassinated8 him and succeeded him as king.
The other events of Zechariah's reign are written in the book of the annals9 of the kings of Israel.
So the word of the LORD spoken to Jehu was fulfilled:10 "Your descendants will sit on the throne of Israel to the fourth generation."d
Shallum son of Jabesh became king in the thirty-ninth year of Uzziah king of Judah, and he reigned in Samaria11 one month.
Then Menahem son of Gadi went from Tirzah12 up to Samaria. He attacked Shallum son of Jabesh in Samaria, assassinated13 him and succeeded him as king.
The other events of Shallum's reign, and the conspiracy he led, are written in the book of the annals14 of the kings of Israel.