2 Kings 15

The Book of 2 Kings
Chapter 15

Chapter Overview:

The reign of Azariah, ver. 1 - 7.
Of Zachariah, ver. 8 - 12.
Of Shallum, ver. 13 - 15.
Of Menahem, ver. 16 - 22.
Of Pekahiah, ver. 23 - 26.
Of Pekah, ver. 27 - 31.
Of Jotham, ver. 32 - 38.
15:1To reign - Solely and fully to exercise his regal power.
15:5A leper - The cause whereof see 2 Chronicles 26:16 .
15:8Six months - After the throne had been vacant several years, thro' the dissentions that were in the kingdom.
15:13Full moon - That dominion seldom lasts long, which is founded in blood and falsehood.
15:30Twentieth year - The meaning is, that he began his reign in the twentieth year after the beginning of Jotham's reign; or, which is the same thing, in the fourth year of Ahaz, son of Jotham.
15:33To reign - Alone: for he had reigned before this, as his father's deputy.
15:35Gate - Not of the temple, but of one of the courts of the temple, probably that which led to the king's palace.