2 Kings 14:22
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He was the one who rebuilt Elath and restored it to Judah after Amaziah rested with his ancestors.

King James Bible
He built Elath, and restored it to Judah, after that the king slept with his fathers.

Darby Bible Translation
It was he that built Elath, and restored it to Judah, after the king slept with his fathers.

World English Bible
He built Elath, and restored it to Judah, after that the king slept with his fathers.

Young's Literal Translation
he hath built Elath, and bringeth it back to Judah, after the lying of the king with his fathers.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He built Elath - This city belonged to the Edomites; and was situated on the eastern branch of the Red Sea, thence called the Elanitic Gulf. It had probably suffered much in the late war; and was now rebuilt by Uzziah, and brought entirely under the dominion of Judah.

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Elath Elath, the Aela or Elana of the Greek and Roman writers, was a celebrated port situated at the extremity of the eastern branch of the Red Sea, hence called the Elanitic Gulf, ten miles east from Petra, according to Eusebius, and

150 Roman miles from Gaza according to Pliny, but

1260 stadia, or

157 miles, according to Strabo and Marcianus Herecleota. It is now called Akaba, and is nothing but a tower of catle, surrounded by a large grove of date trees, the residence of a governor, dependent on him of Grand Cairo.

2 Kings 16:6 At that time Rezin king of Syria recovered Elath to Syria, and drove the Jews from Elath: and the Syrians came to Elath...

Deuteronomy 2:8 And when we passed by from our brothers the children of Esau, which dwelled in Seir, through the way of the plain from Elath...

1 Kings 9:26 And king Solomon made a navy of ships in Eziongeber, which is beside Eloth, on the shore of the Red sea, in the land of Edom.

2 Chronicles 26:2 He built Eloth, and restored it to Judah, after that the king slept with his fathers.

Eloth

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The Prophet Amos.
GENERAL PRELIMINARY REMARKS. It will not be necessary to extend our preliminary remarks on the prophet Amos, since on the main point--viz., the circumstances under which he appeared as a prophet--the introduction to the prophecies of Hosea may be regarded as having been written for those of Amos also. For, according to the inscription, they belong to the same period at which Hosea's prophetic ministry began, viz., the latter part of the reign of Jeroboam II., and after Uzziah had ascended the
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

The Prophet Hosea.
GENERAL PRELIMINARY REMARKS. That the kingdom of Israel was the object of the prophet's ministry is so evident, that upon this point all are, and cannot but be, agreed. But there is a difference of opinion as to whether the prophet was a fellow-countryman of those to whom he preached, or was called by God out of the kingdom of Judah. The latter has been asserted with great confidence by Maurer, among others, in his Observ. in Hos., in the Commentat. Theol. ii. i. p. 293. But the arguments
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 9:26
King Solomon also built ships at Ezion Geber, which is near Elath in Edom, on the shore of the Red Sea.

2 Kings 14:21
Then all the people of Judah took Azariah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in place of his father Amaziah.

2 Kings 14:23
In the fifteenth year of Amaziah son of Joash king of Judah, Jeroboam son of Jehoash king of Israel became king in Samaria, and he reigned forty-one years.

2 Kings 16:6
At that time, Rezin king of Aram recovered Elath for Aram by driving out the people of Judah. Edomites then moved into Elath and have lived there to this day.

2 Chronicles 8:17
Then Solomon went to Ezion Geber and Elath on the coast of Edom.

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