2 Chronicles 33:1

Judah's King Manasseh

1 Manasseh was 12 years old when he became king; he reigned 55 years in Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 33:1 Meaning and Commentary

2 Chronicles 33:1

Manasseh was twelve years old
From hence to the end of ( 2 Chronicles 33:9 ) the same things are recorded, almost word for word, as in ( 2 Kings 21:1-9 ) , see the notes there. (See Gill on 2 Kings 21:1).

2 Chronicles 33:1 In-Context

1 Manasseh was 12 years old when he became king; he reigned 55 years in Jerusalem.
2 He did what was evil in the Lord's sight, imitating the detestable practices of the nations that the Lord had dispossessed before the Israelites.
3 He rebuilt the high places that his father Hezekiah had torn down and reestablished the altars for the Baals. He made Asherah poles, and he worshiped the whole heavenly host and served them.
4 He built altars in the Lord's temple, where the Lord had said: "Jerusalem is where My name will remain forever."
5 He built altars to the whole heavenly host in both courtyards of the Lord's temple.