2 Kings 22:1

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1 Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem thirty-one years. His mother’s name was Jedidah daughter of Adaiah; she was from Bozkath.

Read 2 Kings 22:1 Using Other Translations

Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned thirty and one years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Jedidah, the daughter of Adaiah of Boscath.
Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Jedidah the daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath.
Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem thirty-one years. His mother was Jedidah, the daughter of Adaiah from Bozkath.

What does 2 Kings 22:1 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Kings 22:1

Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign
And must be born when his father was but sixteen, for Amon lived but twenty four years, ( 2 Kings 21:19 ) ,

and he reigned thirty and one years in Jerusalem;
and so must die at thirty nine years of age:

and his mother's name was Jedidah, the daughter of Adaiah of Boscath;
a city of the tribe of Judah, (See Gill on Joshua 15:39).

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