The rest of all the acts of Asa, and all his might,
all that he did, and the cities which he built, are they not written
in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah?
&c.] Some of which are to be met with in the canonical book of that name, ( 2 Chronicles 14:1-16:14 ) , and others in the annals of the kings, out of which the Scripture account was taken:
nevertheless, in the time of his old age he was diseased in
seized with the gout, as the Jews say F1, and which was two years before his death, see ( 2 Chronicles 16:12 2 Chronicles 16:13 ) .
F1 T. Bab. Sanhedrin, fol. 48. 2. So Clemens of Alexandria, Stromat. l. 1. p. 326.