411Now Jehoshaphat the son of AsabecamekingoverJudah in the fourthyear of Ahabking of Israel.
42Jehoshaphat was thirty-fiveyearsold when he becameking, and he reignedtwenty-fiveyears in Jerusalem. And his mother'sname was Azubah the daughter of Shilhi.
432He walked in all the way of Asa his father; he did not turnaside from it, doingright in the sight of the LORD. 3However, the highplaces were not takenaway; the peoplestillsacrificed and burntincense on the highplaces.
444Jehoshaphat also madepeace with the king of Israel.
Now the rest of the acts of Jehoshaphat, and his mightwhich he showed and how he warred, are they not written5in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?
The remnant of 6the sodomiteswhoremained in the days of his fatherAsa, he aexpelled from the land.
Now 7there was noking in Edom; a deputy was king.
48Jehoshaphatmade8ships of Tarshish to go to 9Ophir for gold, but 10they did not go for the ships were broken at 11Ezion-geber.
49ThenAhaziah the son of Ahabsaid to Jehoshaphat, "Let my servantsgo with your servants in the ships." But Jehoshaphat was not willing.
5012And Jehoshaphatslept with his fathers and was buried with his fathers in the city of his fatherDavid, and Jehoram his sonbecameking in his place.