He did what was right in the sight of the Lord, just as his father Amaziah had done.
Nevertheless the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and made offerings on the high places.
The Lord struck the king, so that he was leprous a to the day of his death, and lived in a separate house. Jotham the king's son was in charge of the palace, governing the people of the land.
Now the rest of the acts of Azariah, and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Annals of the Kings of Judah?
Azariah slept with his ancestors; they buried him with his ancestors in the city of David; his son Jotham succeeded him.
In the thirty-eighth year of King Azariah of Judah, Zechariah son of Jeroboam reigned over Israel in Samaria six months.
He did what was evil in the sight of the Lord, as his ancestors had done. He did not depart from the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, which he caused Israel to sin.
Shallum son of Jabesh conspired against him, and struck him down in public and killed him, and reigned in place of him.
Now the rest of the deeds of Zechariah are written in the Book of the Annals of the Kings of Israel.
This was the promise of the Lord that he gave to Jehu, "Your sons shall sit on the throne of Israel to the fourth generation." And so it happened.
Shallum son of Jabesh began to reign in the thirty-ninth year of King Uzziah of Judah; he reigned one month in Samaria.
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