2 Chronicles 26:1
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New International Version
Then all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in place of his father Amaziah.

New Living Translation
All the people of Judah had crowned Amaziah's sixteen-year-old son, Uzziah, as king in place of his father.

English Standard Version
And all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king instead of his father Amaziah.

Berean Study Bible
All the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in place of his father Amaziah.

New American Standard Bible
And all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the place of his father Amaziah.

King James Bible
Then all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the room of his father Amaziah.

Christian Standard Bible
All the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in place of his father Amaziah.

Good News Translation
All the people of Judah chose Amaziah's sixteen-year-old son Uzziah to succeed his father as king. (

Holman Christian Standard Bible
All the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was 16 years old, and made him king in place of his father Amaziah.

International Standard Version
All the people of Judah made Uzziah king in place of his father Amaziah. Uzziah was sixteen years old at the time.

NET Bible
All the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in his father Amaziah's place.

New Heart English Bible
All the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the place of his father Amaziah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
All the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was 16 years old, and made him king in place of his father Amaziah.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the room of his father Amaziah.

New American Standard 1977
And all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the place of his father Amaziah.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the place of his father Amaziah.

King James 2000 Bible
Then all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the place of his father Amaziah.

American King James Version
Then all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the room of his father Amaziah.

American Standard Version
And all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the room of his father Amaziah.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And all the people of Juda took his son Ozias, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the room of Amasias his father.

Darby Bible Translation
And all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king instead of his father Amaziah.

English Revised Version
And all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the room of his father Amaziah.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the room of his father Amaziah.

World English Bible
All the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the place of his father Amaziah.

Young's Literal Translation
And all the people of Judah take Uzziah (and he is a son of sixteen years), and cause him to reign instead of his father Amaziah.
Study Bible
Uzziah Reigns in Judah
1All the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in place of his father Amaziah. 2Uzziah was the one who rebuilt Eloth and restored it to Judah after King Amaziah rested with his fathers.…
Cross References
2 Chronicles 25:28
They carried him back on horses and buried him with his fathers in the city of Judah.

2 Chronicles 26:2
Uzziah was the one who rebuilt Eloth and restored it to Judah after King Amaziah rested with his fathers.

Isaiah 1:1
This is the vision concerning Judah and Jerusalem that Isaiah son of Amoz saw during the reigns of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.

Hosea 1:1
This is the word of the LORD that came to Hosea son of Beeri in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, and of Jeroboam son of Jehoash, king of Israel.

Amos 1:1
These are the words of Amos, who was among the sheepherders of Tekoa--what he saw concerning Israel two years before the earthquake, in the days when Uzziah was king of Judah and Jeroboam son of Jehoash was king of Israel.

Treasury of Scripture

Then all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the room of his father Amaziah.

all the

2 Chronicles 22:1 And the inhabitants of Jerusalem made Ahaziah his youngest son king …

2 Chronicles 33:25 But the people of the land slew all them that had conspired against king Amon…

Uzziah

2 Kings 14:21 And all the people of Judah took Azariah, which was sixteen years …

2 Kings 15:1 In the twenty and seventh year of Jeroboam king of Israel began Azariah …

1 Chronicles 3:12 Amaziah his son, Azariah his son, Jotham his son,

Azariah

Matthew 1:8,9 And Asa begat Josaphat; and Josaphat begat Joram; and Joram begat Ozias…

Ozias







XXVI.

REIGN OF UZZIAH-AZARIAH.

ACCESSION, AGE, AND CONDUCT OF UZZIAH. INFLUENCE OF THE PROPHET ZECHARIAH (2Chronicles 26:1-5). (Comp. 2Kings 14:21-22; 2Kings 15:2-3.)

(1) Then.--And.

Uzziah.--So the chronicler always names him, except in one place (1Chronicles 3:12), where the name Azariah appears, as in 2Kings 14:21; 2Kings 15:1; 2Kings 15:6, &c. In 2Kings 15:13; 2Kings 15:30; 2Kings 15:32; 2Kings 15:34, Uzziah occurs (though there also the LXX. reads Azariah, thus making the usage of Kings uniform); as also in the headings of the prophecies of Hosea, Amos, and Isaiah. It is not, therefore, to be regarded either as a popular abbreviation or a transcriber's blunder, as Schrader and others suggest. In the Assyrian inscriptions of Tiglathpileser II this king is uniformly called Azriyahu, i.e., Azariah. Clearly, therefore, he was known by both names; but to foreigners chiefly by the latter. (Comp. Azareel--Uzziel, 1Chronicles 25:4; 1Chronicles 25:18.)

Verse 1. - Uzziah; Hebrew, עֻזִּיָּה. (signifying "Strength of Jehovah"). Once in Chronicles, and once only (1 Chronicles 3:12), this king's name is given Azariah, Hebrew, עֲזַרְיָה (signifying "Help of Jehovah") or עֲזַרְיָהוּ; and Isaiah (Isaiah 1:1, etc.), Hosea (Hosea 1:1, etc.), and Amos (Amos 1:1, etc.) always use the word Uzziah. In the parallel, however, and in both the chapters in which the parallel clauses lie, the word Azariah is used, as well in other clauses as in those (e.g. 2 Kings 15:1, 6, 8, 23, 27), yet Uzziah is also used in verses intermingled with them (e.g. 13, 30, 32, 34). It is probable that Azariah was the first-used name, that the latter name was not a corruption of the former, but that, for whatever reason, the king was called by both names. Nevertheless, the apt analogy that has been pointed out of Uzziel (1 Chronicles 25:4) and Azareel (18) is noteworthy. (See Keil and Bertheau on 1 Kings 15:2 and 2 Kings 14:21; and Keil on our present passage.) Sixteen years old. Therefore Uzziah must have been born just before the fatal outside mistake of his father's life in the challenge he sent to Joash of Israel, and after the deadly inner mistake of his soul in turning aside to "the gods of the children of Seir." Then all the people of Judah took Uzziah,.... Of this and the three following verses, see the notes on 2 Kings 14:21 where Uzziah is called Azariah. See Gill on 2 Kings 14:21, 2 Kings 14:22, 2 Kings 15:2, 2 Kings 15:3 CHAPTER 26

2Ch 26:1-8. Uzziah Succeeds Amaziah and Reigns Well in the Days of Zechariah.

1. Then all the people of Judah took Uzziah—(See on [453]2Ki 14:21; [454]2Ki 15:1).26:1-15 As long as Uzziah sought the Lord, and minded religion, God made him to prosper. Those only prosper whom God makes to prosper; for prosperity is his gift. Many have owned, that as long as they sought the Lord, and kept close to their duty, they prospered; but when they forsook God, every thing went cross. God never continues either to bless the indolent or to withhold his blessing from the diligent. He will never suffer any to seek his face in vain. Uzziah's name was famed throughout all the neighbouring countries. A name with God and good people makes truly honourable. He did not delight in war, nor addict himself to sports, but delighted in husbandry.
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