2 Chronicles 27
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Jotham's Good Reign in Judah

(2 Kings 15:32-38)

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1Jotham was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem sixteen years. His mother's name was Jerusha daughter of Zadok.1Jotham was twenty-five years old when he began to reign, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Jerushah the daughter of Zadok.1Jotham was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Jerushah the daughter of Zadok.1Jotham 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.1Jotham was 25 years old when he became king and reigned 16 years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Jerushah daughter of Zadok.
2He did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, just as his father Uzziah had done, but unlike him he did not enter the temple of the LORD. The people, however, continued their corrupt practices.2And he did what was right in the eyes of the LORD according to all that his father Uzziah had done, except he did not enter the temple of the LORD. But the people still followed corrupt practices.2He did right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father Uzziah had done; however he did not enter the temple of the LORD. But the people continued acting corruptly.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.2He did what was right in the LORD's sight as his father Uzziah had done. In addition, he didn't enter the LORD's sanctuary, but the people still behaved corruptly.
3Jotham rebuilt the Upper Gate of the temple of the LORD and did extensive work on the wall at the hill of Ophel.3He built the upper gate of the house of the LORD and did much building on the wall of Ophel.3He built the upper gate of the house of the LORD, and he built extensively the wall of Ophel.3He built the high gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.3Jotham built the Upper Gate of the LORD's temple, and he built extensively on the wall of Ophel.
4He built towns in the hill country of Judah and forts and towers in the wooded areas.4Moreover, he built cities in the hill country of Judah, and forts and towers on the wooded hills.4Moreover, he built cities in the hill country of Judah, and he built fortresses and towers on the wooded hills.4Moreover he built cities in the mountains of Judah, and in the forests he built castles and towers.4He also built cities in the hill country of Judah and fortresses and towers in the forests.
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5Jotham waged war against the king of the Ammonites and conquered them. That year the Ammonites paid him a hundred talents of silver, ten thousand cors of wheat and ten thousand cors of barley. The Ammonites brought him the same amount also in the second and third years.5He fought with the king of the Ammonites and prevailed against them. And the Ammonites gave him that year 100 talents of silver, and 10,000 cors of wheat and 10,000 of barley. The Ammonites paid him the same amount in the second and the third years.5He fought also with the king of the Ammonites and prevailed over them so that the Ammonites gave him during that year one hundred talents of silver, ten thousand kors of wheat and ten thousand of barley. The Ammonites also paid him this amount in the second and in the third year.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.5He waged war against the king of the Ammonites. He overpowered the Ammonites, and that year they gave him 7,500 pounds of silver, 50,000 bushels of wheat, and 50,000 bushels of barley. They paid him the same in the second and third years.
6Jotham grew powerful because he walked steadfastly before the LORD his God.6So Jotham became mighty, because he ordered his ways before the LORD his God.6So Jotham became mighty because he ordered his ways before the LORD his God.6So Jotham became mighty, because he prepared his ways before the LORD his God.6So Jotham strengthened himself because he did not waver in obeying the LORD his God.
7The other events in Jotham's reign, including all his wars and the other things he did, are written in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah.7Now the rest of the acts of Jotham, and all his wars and his ways, behold, they are written in the Book of the Kings of Israel and Judah.7Now the rest of the acts of Jotham, even all his wars and his acts, behold, they are written in the Book of the Kings of Israel and Judah.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.7As for the rest of the events of Jotham's reign, along with all his wars and his ways, note that they are written in the Book of the Kings of Israel and Judah.
8He was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem sixteen years.8He was twenty-five years old when he began to reign, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem.8He was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem.8He was five and twenty years old when he began to reign, and reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem.8He was 25 years old when he became king and reigned 16 years in Jerusalem.
9Jotham rested with his ancestors and was buried in the City of David. And Ahaz his son succeeded him as king.9And Jotham slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David, and Ahaz his son reigned in his place.9And Jotham slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David; and Ahaz his son became king in his place.9And Jotham slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David: and Ahaz his son reigned in his stead.9Jotham rested with his fathers and was buried in the city of David. His son Ahaz became king in his place.



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