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The reign of Azariah, ver. 1 - 7.
Of Zachariah, ver. 8 - 12.
Of Shallum, ver. 13 - 15.
Of Menahem, ver. 16 - 22.
Of Pekahiah, ver. 23 - 26.
Of Pekah, ver. 27 - 31.
Of Jotham, ver. 32 - 38.
1: To reign - Solely and fully to exercise his regal power.
5: A leper - The cause whereof see (2Ch 26:16).
8: Six months - After the throne had been vacant several years,
thro' the dissentions that were in the kingdom.
13: Full moon - That dominion seldom lasts long, which is founded
in blood and falsehood.
30: Twentieth year - The meaning is, that he began his reign in the
twentieth year after the beginning of Jotham's reign; or, which is the
same thing, in the fourth year of Ahaz, son of Jotham.
33: To reign - Alone: for he had reigned before this, as his
35: Gate - Not of the temple, but of one of the courts of the
temple, probably that which led to the king's palace.