2 Chronicles 27 DBY

1 Jotham was twenty-five years old when he began to reign; and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Jerushah, daughter of Zadok.
2 And he did what was right in the sight of Jehovah, according to all that his father Uzziah had done; only he entered not into the temple of Jehovah. And the people still acted corruptly. a

References for 2 Chronicles 27:2

    • Í 27:2 - Or 'corrupted themselves;'
      3 It was he who built the upper gate of the house of Jehovah, and on the wall of Ophel b he built much.

      References for 2 Chronicles 27:3

        • Î 27:3 - Portion of Jerusalem lying south-west of the temple mount.
          4 And he built cities in the hill-country of Judah, and in the forests he built castles and towers.
          5 And he fought against the king of the children of Ammon, and overcame them. And the children of Ammon gave him the same year a hundred talents of silver, and ten thousand measures c of wheat, and ten thousand of barley. This the children of Ammon brought again to him also in the second year, and in the third.

          References for 2 Chronicles 27:5

            • Ï 27:5 - Heb. cors. * A cor is a liquid and a dry measure of equal capacity to the homer: it equals 10 ephahs or baths -- see 1Kings 4.22; Ezek. 45.11,14; and Luke 16.7.
              6 And Jotham became strong, for he prepared d his ways before Jehovah his God.

              References for 2 Chronicles 27:6

                • Ð 27:6 - Or 'disposed.'
                  7 And the rest of the acts of Jotham, and all his wars, and his ways, behold, they are written in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah.
                  8 He was twenty-five years old when he began to reign; and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem.
                  9 And Jotham slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David; and Ahaz his son reigned in his stead.