21All the people of JudahtookaAzariah, who was sixteenyearsold, and made him king in the place of his fatherAmaziah.
221He builtElath and restored it to Judahafter the kingslept with his fathers.
In the fifteenthyear of Amaziah the son of Joashking of Judah, Jeroboam the son of Joashking of Israelbecameking in Samaria, and reigned forty-oneyears.
He didevil in the sight of the LORD; he did not depart from all the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which he made Israelsin.
252He restored the border of Israel from 3the entrance of Hamath as far as 4the Sea of the Arabah, according to the word of the LORD, the God of Israel, which He spokebthrough His servant5Jonah the son of Amittai, the prophet, who was of 6Gath-hepher.
For the 7LORDsaw the affliction of Israel, which was verybitter; for 8there was neitherbondnorfree, nor was there any helper for Israel.
The 9LORD did not say that He would blot out the name of Israel from underheaven, but He saved them by the hand of Jeroboam the son of Joash.
Now the rest of the acts of Jeroboam and all that he did and his might, how he fought and how he recovered for Israel, 10Damascus and 11Hamath, which had belonged to Judah, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel?
And Jeroboamslept with his fathers, even with the kings of Israel, and Zechariah his sonbecameking in his place.