2 Kings 14:21
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New Living Translation
All the people of Judah had crowned Amaziah's sixteen-year-old son, Uzziah, as king in place of his father, Amaziah.

King James Bible
And all the people of Judah took Azariah, which was sixteen years old, and made him king instead of his father Amaziah.

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

World English Bible
All the people of Judah took Azariah, 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 Azariah, and he is a son of sixteen years, and cause him to reign instead of his father Amaziah;

2 Kings 14:21 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

14:21 Azariah - This Azariah is called Uzziah, chap.15:30, both names signifying the same thing for substance; that, God's help; and this, God's strength. But this was not done till twelve years after his father's death: so long the government was in the hands of protectors.

2 Kings 14:21 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Figurative Language of Scripture.
1. When the psalmist says: "The Lord God is a sun and shield" (Psa. 84:11), he means that God is to all his creatures the source of life and blessedness, and their almighty protector; but this meaning he conveys under the figure of a sun and a shield. When, again, the apostle James says that Moses is read in the synagogues every Sabbath-day (Acts 15:21), he signifies the writings of Moses under the figure of his name. In these examples the figure lies in particular words. But it may be embodied
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible

Kings
The book[1] of Kings is strikingly unlike any modern historical narrative. Its comparative brevity, its curious perspective, and-with some brilliant exceptions--its relative monotony, are obvious to the most cursory perusal, and to understand these things is, in large measure, to understand the book. It covers a period of no less than four centuries. Beginning with the death of David and the accession of Solomon (1 Kings i., ii.) it traverses his reign with considerable fulness (1 Kings iii.-xi.),
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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