The Reign Of Jotham

1 The son of twenty and five years was Jotham in his reigning, and sixteen years reigned he in Jerusalem. And his mother's name Jerushah, daughter of Zadok.

1 (A)Jotham 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.

1 Jotham 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.

1 Jotham was 25 years old(A) when he became king and reigned 16 years in Jerusalem.(B) His mother’s name was Jerushah daughter of Zadok.

1 Jotham was 25 years old when he began his reign, and he reigned for sixteen years in Jerusalem. His mother was Zadok's daughter Jerusha.

2 And he will do the straight in the eyes of Jehovah, according to all which Uzziah his father did: only he came not into the temple of Jehovah. And the people yet being corrupted.

2 He did right in the sight of the Lord, according to all that his father Uzziah had done; (B)however he did not enter the temple of the Lord. But the people continued acting corruptly.

2 And 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.

2 He 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,(C) but the people still behaved corruptly.

2 He practiced what the LORD considered to be right, just as his father Uzziah had done, even though he did not enter the Temple. Nevertheless, the people continued acting corruptly.

3 He built the gate of the house of Jehovah the highest, and upon the wall of Ophel he built for multitude.

3 He built the upper gate of the house of the Lord, and he built extensively the wall of (C)Ophel.

3 He built the high gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.

3 Jotham built the Upper Gate of the Lord’s temple, and he built extensively on the wall of Ophel.(D)

3 Jotham constructed the Upper Gate of the LORD's Temple and did extensive work on the wall of Ophel.

4 And he built cities in the mountain of Judah, and in the thickets he built fortresses and towers.

4 Moreover, he built (D)cities in the hill country of Judah, and he built fortresses and towers on the wooded hills.

4 Moreover he built cities in the mountains of Judah, and in the forests he built castles and towers.

4 He also built cities in the hill country of Judah and fortresses and towers in the forests.(E)

4 He also built cities in the hill country of Judah, along with fortresses and guard towers in the forests.

5 And he waged war with the king of the sons of Ammon, and he will be strong against them. And the sons of Ammon will give to him in that year a hundred talents of silver, and ten thousand cors of wheat, and barley ten thousand. This the sons of Ammon turned back to him, in the second year, and the third.

5 He 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 (a)kors of wheat and ten thousand of barley. The Ammonites also paid him this amount in the second and in the third year.

5 He 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.

5 He waged war against the king of the Ammonites. He overpowered the Ammonites, and that year they gave him 7,500 pounds(a) of silver, 50,000 bushels(b) of wheat, and 50,000 bushels(c) of barley. They paid him the same in the second and third years.

5 He launched a military excursion against the king of the Ammonites and defeated him. As a result, that year the Ammonites paid 100 talents of silver in tribute, as well as 10,000 kors of wheat and 10,000 kors of barley. The Ammonites continued to pay this same amount in tribute over the following two years.

6 And Jotham will be strengthened, for he prepared his ways before Jehovah his God.

6 (E)So Jotham became mighty because he ordered his ways before the Lord his God.

6 So Jotham became mighty, because he prepared his ways before the LORD his God.

6 So Jotham strengthened himself because he did not waver in obeying(d) the Lord his God.(F)

6 Jotham grew in power because he had determined to live his life in the presence of the LORD his God.

7 And the rest of the words of Jotham, and all his works and his ways, behold them written upon the book of the kings of Israel and Judah.

7 (F)Now 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.

7 Now 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.

7 As for the rest of the events(G) 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.

7 The rest of the accomplishments of Jotham's reign, including all of his military exploits and campaigns, are recorded in the book of the Kings of Israel and Judah.

8 The son of twenty and five years was he in his reigning, and sixteen years reigned he in Jerusalem.

8 He was (G)twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem.

8 He was five and twenty years old when he began to reign, and reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem.

8 He was 25 years old when he became king and reigned 16 years in Jerusalem.

8 He started his reign at the age of 25 years and he reigned for sixteen years in Jerusalem.

9 And Jotham will lie down with his fathers, and they will bury him in the city of David: and Ahaz his son will reign in his stead.

9 And Jotham slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David; and Ahaz his son became king in his place.

9 And Jotham slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David: and Ahaz his son reigned in his stead.

9 Jotham rested with his fathers and was buried in the city of David. His son Ahaz became king in his place.

9 Then Jotham died, as had his fathers, and he was buried in the City of David. His son Ahaz became king in his place.

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