2 Chronicles 27
was twenty and five years old when he began to reign, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. His mother's name also was
Jerushah, the daughter of Zadok.
2And he did
that which was right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father Uzziah did: howbeit he entered not into the
temple of the LORD. And the people did yet corruptly.
built the high gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.
4Moreover he built cities in the mountains of Judah, and in the forests he built
castles and towers.
5He fought also with the
king of the Ammonites, and prevailed against them. And the children of Ammon gave him the same year an hundred talents of
silver, and ten thousand measures of wheat, and ten thousand of barley. So much did the children of Ammon pay unto him, both
the second year, and the third.
became mighty, because he prepared his ways before the LORD his God.
7Now the rest of the acts of Jotham, and all his wars, and his ways, lo, they are written in the book
of the kings of Israel and Judah.
five and twenty years old when he began to reign, and reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem.
9And Jotham slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David: and
Ahaz his son reigned in his stead.