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2 Chronicles 26 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Uzziah Succeeds Amaziah in Judah

(2Ki 14:21, 22; 15:1–3 )
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:1 - And all the people of Judah take Uzziah (and he is a son of sixteen years), and cause him to reign instead of his father Amaziah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:2 - He hath built Eloth, and restoreth it to Judah after the king's lying with his fathers.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:3 - A son of sixteen years is Uzziah in his reigning, and fifty and two years he hath reigned in Jerusalem, and the name of his mother is Jecholiah of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:4 - And he doth that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah, according to all that Amaziah his father did,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:5 - and he is as one seeking God in the days of Zechariah who hath understanding in visions of God: and in the days of his seeking Jehovah, God hath caused him to prosper.

Uzziah Succeeds in War

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:6 - And he goeth forth, and fighteth with the Philistines, and breaketh down the wall of Gath, and the wall of Jabneh, and the wall of Ashdod, and buildeth cities about Ashdod, and among the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:7 - And God helpeth him against the Philistines, and against the Arabians who are dwelling in Gur-Baal and the Mehunim.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:8 - And the Ammonites give a present to Uzziah, and his name goeth unto the entering in of Egypt, for he strengthened himself greatly.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:9 - And Uzziah buildeth towers in Jerusalem, by the gate of the corner, and by the gate of the valley, and by the angle, and strengtheneth them;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:10 - and he buildeth towers in the wilderness, and diggeth many wells, for he had much cattle, both in the low country and in the plain, husbandmen and vine-dressers in the mountains, and in Carmel; for he was a lover of the ground.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:11 - And Uzziah hath a force, making war, going forth to the host, by troops, in the number of their reckoning by the hand of Jeiel the scribe and Masseiah the officer, by the hand of Hananiah one of the heads of the king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:12 - The whole number of heads of the fathers of the mighty ones of valour is two thousand and six hundred;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:13 - and by their hand is the force of the host, three hundred thousand, and seven thousand, and five hundred warriors, with mighty power to give help to the king against the enemy.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:14 - And Uzziah prepareth for them, for all the host, shields, and spears, and helmets, and coats of mail, and bows, even to stones of the slings.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:15 - And he maketh in Jerusalem inventions -- a device of an inventor -- to be on the towers, and on the corners, to shoot with arrows and with great stones, and his name goeth out unto a distance, for he hath been wonderfully helped till that he hath been strong.

Pride Is Uzziah's Undoing

(2Ki 15:4–7 )
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:16 - And at his being strong his heart hath been high unto destruction, and he trespasseth against Jehovah his God, and goeth in unto the temple of Jehovah to make perfume upon the altar of perfume.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:17 - And Azariah the priest goeth in after him, and with him priests of Jehovah eighty, sons of valour,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:18 - and they stand up against Uzziah the king, and say to him, 'Not for thee, O Uzziah, to make perfume to Jehovah, but for priests, sons of Aaron, who are sanctified to make perfume; go forth from the sanctuary, for thou hast trespassed, and it is not to thee for honour from Jehovah God.'
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:19 - And Uzziah is wroth, and in his hand is a censer to make perfume, and in his being wroth with the priests -- the leprosy hath risen in his forehead, before the priests, in the house of Jehovah, from beside the altar of perfume.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:20 - And Azariah the head priest looketh unto him, and all the priests, and lo, he is leprous in his forehead, and they hasten him thence, and also he himself hath hastened to go out, for Jehovah hath plagued him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:21 - And Uzziah the king is a leper unto the day of his death, and inhabiteth a separate house -- a leper, for he hath been cut off from the house of Jehovah, and Jotham his son is over the house of the king, judging the people of the land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:22 - And the rest of the matters of Uzziah, the first and the last, hath Isaiah son of Amoz the prophet written;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:23 - and Uzziah lieth with his fathers, and they bury him with his fathers, in the field of the burying-place that the kings have, for they said, 'He is a leper;' and reign doth Jotham his son in his stead.
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