2 Kings 15 NLT

1 Uzziaha son of Amaziah began to rule over Judah in the twenty-seventh year of the reign of King Jeroboam II of Israel.

References for 2 Kings 15:1

    • Օ 15:1 - Hebrew Azariah, a variant spelling of Uzziah; also in 15:6, 7, 8, 17, 23, 27 .
      2 He was sixteen years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem fifty-two years. His mother was Jecoliah from Jerusalem.
      3 He did what was pleasing in the ’s sight, just as his father, Amaziah, had done.
      4 But he did not destroy the pagan shrines, and the people still offered sacrifices and burned incense there.
      5 The struck the king with leprosy,b which lasted until the day he died. He lived in isolation in a separate house. The king’s son Jotham was put in charge of the royal palace, and he governed the people of the land.

      References for 2 Kings 15:5

        • Ֆ 15:5 - Or with a contagious skin disease. The Hebrew word used here and throughout this passage can describe various skin diseases.
          6 The rest of the events in Uzziah’s reign and everything he did are recorded in
          7 When Uzziah died, he was buried with his ancestors in the City of David. And his son Jotham became the next king.
          8 Zechariah son of Jeroboam II began to rule over Israel in the thirty-eighth year of King Uzziah’s reign in Judah. He reigned in Samaria six months.
          9 Zechariah did what was evil in the ’s sight, as his ancestors had done. He refused to turn from the sins that Jeroboam son of Nebat had led Israel to commit.
          10 Then Shallum son of Jabesh conspired against Zechariah, assassinated him in public,c and became the next king.

          References for 2 Kings 15:10

            • ՗ 15:10 - Or at Ibleam.
              11 The rest of the events in Zechariah’s reign are recorded in
              12 So the ’s message to Jehu came true: “Your descendants will be kings of Israel down to the fourth generation.”
              13 Shallum son of Jabesh began to rule over Israel in the thirty-ninth year of King Uzziah’s reign in Judah. Shallum reigned in Samaria only one month.
              14 Then Menahem son of Gadi went to Samaria from Tirzah and assassinated him, and he became the next king.
              15 The rest of the events in Shallum’s reign, including his conspiracy, are recorded in
              16 At that time Menahem destroyed the town of Tappuahd and all the surrounding countryside as far as Tirzah, because its citizens refused to surrender the town. He killed the entire population and ripped open the pregnant women.

              References for 2 Kings 15:16

                • ՘ 15:16 - As in some Greek manuscripts; Hebrew reads Tiphsah.
                  17 Menahem son of Gadi began to rule over Israel in the thirty-ninth year of King Uzziah’s reign in Judah. He reigned in Samaria ten years.
                  18 But Menahem did what was evil in the ’s sight. During his entire reign, he refused to turn from the sins that Jeroboam son of Nebat had led Israel to commit.
                  19 Then King Tiglath-pilesere of Assyria invaded the land. But Menahem paid him thirty-seven tonsf of silver to gain his support in tightening his grip on royal power.

                  References for 2 Kings 15:19

                    • ՙ 15:19 - Hebrew Pul, another name for Tiglath-pileser.
                    • ՚ 15:19 - Hebrew 1,000 talents [34 metric tons].
                      20 Menahem extorted the money from the rich of Israel, demanding that each of them pay fifty piecesg of silver to the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria turned from attacking Israel and did not stay in the land.

                      References for 2 Kings 15:20

                        • ՛ 15:20 - Hebrew 50 shekels [20 ounces or 570 grams].
                          21 The rest of the events in Menahem’s reign and everything he did are recorded in
                          22 When Menahem died, his son Pekahiah became the next king.
                          23 Pekahiah son of Menahem began to rule over Israel in the fiftieth year of King Uzziah’s reign in Judah. He reigned in Samaria two years.
                          24 But Pekahiah did what was evil in the ’s sight. He refused to turn from the sins that Jeroboam son of Nebat had led Israel to commit.
                          25 Then Pekah son of Remaliah, the commander of Pekahiah’s army, conspired against him. With fifty men from Gilead, Pekah assassinated the king, along with Argob and Arieh, in the citadel of the palace at Samaria. And Pekah reigned in his place.
                          26 The rest of the events in Pekahiah’s reign and everything he did are recorded in
                          27 Pekah son of Remaliah began to rule over Israel in the fifty-second year of King Uzziah’s reign in Judah. He reigned in Samaria twenty years.
                          28 But Pekah did what was evil in the ’s sight. He refused to turn from the sins that Jeroboam son of Nebat had led Israel to commit.
                          29 During Pekah’s reign, King Tiglath-pileser of Assyria attacked Israel again, and he captured the towns of Ijon, Abel-beth-maacah, Janoah, Kedesh, and Hazor. He also conquered the regions of Gilead, Galilee, and all of Naphtali, and he took the people to Assyria as captives.
                          30 Then Hoshea son of Elah conspired against Pekah and assassinated him. He began to rule over Israel in the twentieth year of Jotham son of Uzziah.
                          31 The rest of the events in Pekah’s reign and everything he did are recorded in
                          32 Jotham son of Uzziah began to rule over Judah in the second year of King Pekah’s reign in Israel.
                          33 He was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem sixteen years. His mother was Jerusha, the daughter of Zadok.
                          34 Jotham did what was pleasing in the ’s sight. He did everything his father, Uzziah, had done.
                          35 But he did not destroy the pagan shrines, and the people still offered sacrifices and burned incense there. He rebuilt the upper gate of the Temple of the .
                          36 The rest of the events in Jotham’s reign and everything he did are recorded in
                          37 In those days the began to send King Rezin of Aram and King Pekah of Israel to attack Judah.
                          38 When Jotham died, he was buried with his ancestors in the City of David. And his son Ahaz became the next king.