2 Chronicles 26:21

21 1And King Uzziah was a leper to the day of his death, and being a leper lived 2in a separate house, for he was excluded from the house of the LORD. And Jotham his son was over the king's household, governing the people of the land.

2 Chronicles 26:21 Meaning and Commentary

2 Chronicles 26:21

And Uzziah the king was a leper unto the day of his death, and
dwelt in a several house, being a leper
(See Gill on 2 Kings 15:5),

for he was cut off from the house of the Lord;
not, suffered to enter into that, because of his uncleanness:

and Jotham his son was over the king's house, judging the people of the
land;
see ( 2 Kings 15:5 ) .

2 Chronicles 26:21 In-Context

19 Then Uzziah was angry. Now he had a censer in his hand to burn incense, and when he became angry with the priests, leprosy broke out on his forehead in the presence of the priests in the house of the LORD, by the altar of incense.
20 And Azariah the chief priest and all the priests looked at him, and behold, he was leprous in his forehead! And they rushed him out quickly, and he himself hurried to go out, because the LORD had struck him.
21 And King Uzziah was a leper to the day of his death, and being a leper lived in a separate house, for he was excluded from the house of the LORD. And Jotham his son was over the king's household, governing the people of the land.
22 Now the rest of the acts of Uzziah, from first to last, Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz wrote.
23 And Uzziah slept with his fathers, and they buried him with his fathers in the burial field that belonged to the kings, for they said, "He is a leper." And Jotham his son reigned in his place.

Cross References 2

  • 1. For ver. 21-23, see 2 Kings 15:5-7
  • 2. [Leviticus 13:46; Numbers 5:2]