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 2 Chronicles 26:16 - 23
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   Book of 2 Chronicles
   Chapter 26
26:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
But after Uzziah became powerful, his pride led to his downfall. He was unfaithful to the LORD his God, and entered the temple of the LORD to burn incense on the altar of incense.
 
26:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Azariah the priest with eighty other courageous priests of the LORD followed him in.
 
26:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
They confronted him and said, "It is not right for you, Uzziah, to burn incense to the LORD. That is for the priests, the descendants of Aaron, who have been consecrated to burn incense. Leave the sanctuary, for you have been unfaithful; and you will not be honored by the LORD God."
 
26:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Uzziah, who had a censer in his hand ready to burn incense, became angry. While he was raging at the priests in their presence before the incense altar in the LORD's temple, leprosy F92 broke out on his forehead.
 
26:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When Azariah the chief priest and all the other priests looked at him, they saw that he had leprosy on his forehead, so they hurried him out. Indeed, he himself was eager to leave, because the LORD had afflicted him.
 
26:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
King Uzziah had leprosy until the day he died. He lived in a separate house F93 - leprous, and excluded from the temple of the LORD. Jotham his son had charge of the palace and governed the people of the land.
 
26:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The other events of Uzziah's reign, from beginning to end, are recorded by the prophet Isaiah son of Amoz.
 
26:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Uzziah rested with his fathers and was buried near them in a field for burial that belonged to the kings, for people said, "He had leprosy." And Jotham his son succeeded him as king.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F92 The Hebrew word was used for various diseases affecting the skin--not necessarily leprosy; also in verses 20, 21 and 23.
F93 Or in a house where he was relieved of responsibilities

 
 

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