1In the twenty-seventh year of Jeroboam king of Israel, Azariah son of Amaziah king of Judah became king.
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He was 2sixteen years old when he became king, and he reigned fifty-two years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Jecoliah of Jerusalem.
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He did right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father Amaziah had done.
Only 3the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.
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4The LORD struck the king, so that he was a leper to the day of his death. And he 5lived in a separate house, while Jotham the king's son was over the household, judging the people of the land.
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Now the rest of the acts of Azariah and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?
And Azariah slept with his fathers, and they buried him with his fathers in the city of David, and Jotham his son became king in his place.