And Azariah the priest went inafter him, and with him fourscorepriests of the LORD, that were valiantmen:18
And they withstoodUzziah the king, and said unto him, It appertaineth not unto thee, Uzziah, to burn incense unto the LORD, but to the priests the sons of Aaron, that are consecrated to burn incense : go out of the sanctuary; for thou hast trespassed ; neither shall it be for thine honour from the LORDGod.19
Then Uzziah was wroth , and had a censer in his hand to burn incense : and while he was wroth with the priests, the leprosy even rose up in his foreheadbefore the priests in the house of the LORD, from beside the incensealtar.20
And Azariah the chiefpriest, and all the priests,looked upon him, and, behold, he was leprous in his forehead, and they thrust him out from thence; yea, himself hasted also to go out , because the LORD had smitten him.
And Uzziah the king was a leper unto the day of his death, and dwelt in a severalahouse, being a leper ; for he was cut off from the house of the LORD: and Jotham his son was over the king'shouse,judging the people of the land.22
Now the rest of the acts of Uzziah,first and last, did Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz,write .
So Uzziahslept with his fathers, and they buried him with his fathers in the field of the burial which belonged to the kings; for they said , He is a leper : and Jotham his sonreigned in his stead.