Hezekiah energetically rebuilt every broken wall. He erected towers and an outer wall, and fortified the terrace of the City of David. He made many weapons and shields.
King Joash of Israel captured King Amaziah of Judah, son of Joash son of Jehoahaz, in Beth Shemesh and brought him to Jerusalem. He broke down the wall of Jerusalem from the Gate of Ephraim to the Corner Gate -- a distance of about six hundred feet.
Solomon built the terrace as soon as Pharaoh's daughter moved up from the city of David to the palace Solomon built for her.
So David lived in the fortress and called it the City of David. David built all around it, from the terrace inwards.
The enemy broke through the city walls, and all the soldiers tried to escape. They left the city during the night. They went through the gate between the two walls that is near the king's garden. (The Babylonians were all around the city.) Then they headed for the Jordan Valley.
You saw the many breaks in the walls of the city of David; you stored up water in the lower pool.
All the leaders of Shechem and Beth Millo assembled and then went and made Abimelech king by the oak near the pillar in Shechem.
This is what prompted him to rebel against the king: Solomon built a terrace and he closed up a gap in the wall of the city of his father David.
His servants conspired against him and murdered Joash at Beth-Millo, on the road that goes down to Silla.
After Rehoboam's rule was established and solidified, he and all Israel rejected the law of the Lord.
He removed the high places and the incense altars from all the cities of Judah. The kingdom had rest under his rule.
His son Jehoshaphat replaced him as king and solidified his rule over Israel.
In the seventh year Jehoiada made a bold move. He made a pact with the officers of the units of hundreds: Azariah son of Jehoram, Ishmael son of Jehochanan, Azariah son of Obed, Maaseiah son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat son of Zikri.
The Ammonites paid tribute to Uzziah and his fame reached the border of Egypt, for he grew in power.
Uzziah supplied shields, spears, helmets, breastplates, bows, and slingstones for the entire army.
When King Zedekiah of Judah and all his soldiers saw them, they tried to escape. They departed from the city during the night. They took a path through the king's garden and passed out through the gate between the two walls. Then they headed for the Jordan Valley.