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2 Kings 14:21

21 Then all the people of Judah took Azariah,a who was sixteen years old, and made him king in place of his father Amaziah.

Read 2 Kings 14:21 Using Other Translations

And all the people of Judah took Azariah, which was sixteen years old, and made him king instead of his father Amaziah.
And all the people of Judah took Azariah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king instead of his father Amaziah.
All the people of Judah had crowned Amaziah’s sixteen-year-old son, Uzziah, as king in place of his father, Amaziah.

What does 2 Kings 14:21 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Kings 14:21

And all the people of Judah took Azariah
Called Uzziah in the next chapter, and so in the book of Chronicles; both names signifying much the same, the one "the help of the Lord", the other "the strength of the Lord":

(which was sixteen years old;)
yet as he began to reign in the twenty seventh year of Jeroboam, ( 2 Kings 15:1 ) and Jeroboam began to reign in the fifteenth yaer of Amaziah, ( 2 Kings 14:23 ) , he could be but four years of age, for the solution of which, (See Gill on 2 Kings 15:1):

and made him king instead of his father Amaziah;
which was after his death, and not when he fled to Lachish, as Kimchi thinks.

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