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.
Additional information on ChristiansUnite.com is available on the Internet at http://www.christiansunite.com/
Copyright © 2006 ChristiansUnite.com. All rights reserved.