2 Kings 14:22
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New Living Translation
After his father's death, Uzziah rebuilt the town of Elath and restored it to Judah.

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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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

Cross References
1 Kings 9:26
King Solomon also built a fleet of ships at Ezion-geber, a port near Elath in the land of Edom, along the shore of the Red Sea.

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

2 Kings 14:23
Jeroboam II, the son of Jehoash, began to rule over Israel in the fifteenth year of King Amaziah's reign in Judah. Jeroboam reigned in Samaria forty-one years.

2 Kings 16:6
At that time the king of Edom recovered the town of Elath for Edom. He drove out the people of Judah and sent Edomites to live there, as they do to this day.

2 Chronicles 8:17
Later Solomon went to Ezion-geber and Elath, ports along the shore of the Red Sea in the land of Edom.

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