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2Chronicles 27
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Jotham Rules in Judah

27Jotham was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem sixteen years. His mother was Jerusha, the daughter of Zadok.H3147H6242H2568H8141H1121H4427H4427H8337H6240H8141H3389H517H8034H3388H1323H6659 2Jotham did what was pleasing in the LORD's sight. He did everything his father, Uzziah, had done, except that Jotham did not sin by entering the Temple of the LORD. But the people continued in their corrupt ways.H6213H3477H5869H3068H1H5818H6213H935H1964H3068H5971H7843 3Jotham rebuilt the upper gate of the Temple of the LORD. He also did extensive rebuilding on the wall at the hill of Ophel.H1129H5945H8179H1004H3068H2346H6077H1129H7230 4He built towns in the hill country of Judah and constructed fortresses and towers in the wooded areas.H1129H5892H2022H3063H2793H1129H1003H4026 5Jotham went to war against the Ammonites and conquered them. Over the next three years he received from them an annual tribute of 7,500 pounds of silver, 50,000 bushels of wheat, and 50,000 bushels of barley.H3898H4428H5984H2388H1121H5983H5414H8141H3967H3603H3701H6235H505H3734H2406H6235H505H8184H1121H5983H7725H2063H8145H8141H7992 6King Jotham became powerful because he was careful to live in obedience to the LORD his God.H3147H2388H3559H1870H6440H3068H430 7The rest of the events of Jotham's reign, including all his wars and other activities, are recorded in The Book of the Kings of Israel and Judah.H3499H1697H3147H4421H1870H3789H5612H4428H3478H3063 8He was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem sixteen years.H2568H6242H8141H1121H4427H4427H8337H6240H8141H3389 9When Jotham died, he was buried in the City of David. And his son Ahaz became the next king.H3147H7901H1H6912H5892H1732H271H1121H4427


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