2nd Kings, Chapter 15
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 father's deputy.

35: Gate - Not of the temple, but of one of the courts of the temple, probably that which led to the king's palace.


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