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 2 Chronicles 26:1 - 15
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   Book of 2 Chronicles
   Chapter 26
26:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then all the people of Judah took Uzziah, F90 who was sixteen years old, and made him king in place of his father Amaziah.
 
26:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He was the one who rebuilt Elath and restored it to Judah after Amaziah rested with his fathers.
 
26:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Uzziah was sixteen years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem fifty-two years. His mother's name was Jecoliah; she was from Jerusalem.
 
26:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, just as his father Amaziah had done.
 
26:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He sought God during the days of Zechariah, who instructed him in the fear F91 of God. As long as he sought the LORD, God gave him success.
 
26:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He went to war against the Philistines and broke down the walls of Gath, Jabneh and Ashdod. He then rebuilt towns near Ashdod and elsewhere among the Philistines.
 
26:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
God helped him against the Philistines and against the Arabs who lived in Gur Baal and against the Meunites.
 
26:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The Ammonites brought tribute to Uzziah, and his fame spread as far as the border of Egypt, because he had become very powerful.
 
26:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the Corner Gate, at the Valley Gate and at the angle of the wall, and he fortified them.
 
26:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He also built towers in the desert and dug many cisterns, because he had much livestock in the foothills and in the plain. He had people working his fields and vineyards in the hills and in the fertile lands, for he loved the soil.
 
26:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Uzziah had a well-trained army, ready to go out by divisions according to their numbers as mustered by Jeiel the secretary and Maaseiah the officer under the direction of Hananiah, one of the royal officials.
 
26:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The total number of family leaders over the fighting men was 2,600.
 
26:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Under their command was an army of 307,500 men trained for war, a powerful force to support the king against his enemies.
 
26:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Uzziah provided shields, spears, helmets, coats of armor, bows and slingstones for the entire army.
 
26:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
In Jerusalem he made machines designed by skillful men for use on the towers and on the corner defenses to shoot arrows and hurl large stones. His fame spread far and wide, for he was greatly helped until he became powerful.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F90 Also called Azariah
F91 Many Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint and Syriac; other Hebrew manuscripts vision

 
 

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