2 Kings 15:27

Pekah King of Israel

27 In the fifty-second year of Azariah king of Judah, Pekah son of Remaliah became king of Israel in Samaria, and he reigned twenty years.

Read 2 Kings 15:27 Using Other Translations

In the two and fiftieth year of Azariah king of Judah Pekah the son of Remaliah began to reign over Israel in Samaria, and reigned twenty years.
In the fifty-second year of Azariah king of Judah, Pekah the son of Remaliah began to reign over Israel in Samaria, and he reigned twenty years.
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.

What does 2 Kings 15:27 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Kings 15:27

In the fifty second year of Azariah king of Judah Pekah
the son of Remaliah began to reign over Israel in Samaria
Which was the last year of the reign of Azariah:

and reigned twenty years;
which was a long reign for an usurper and murderer.

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