2 Chronicles 27
1 Jotham was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Jerusha the daughter of Zadok.
2 And he did what was right in the eyes of Jehovah, according to all that his father Uzziah
had done (although he did not enter the temple of Jehovah). But the people continued to
3 He built the upper gate of the house of Jehovah, and he built extensively on the wall of
4 Moreover he built cities in the mountains of Judah, and in the forests he built fortresses
5 He also fought with the king of the Ammonites and prevailed over them. And the
children of Ammon gave him in that year one hundred talents of silver, ten thousand kors
of wheat, and ten thousand of barley. The children of Ammon paid this to him in the
second and third years also.
6 Thus Jotham became mighty, because he had directed his ways before Jehovah his God.
7 Now the rest of the acts of Jotham, and all his wars and his ways, behold they are
written in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah.
8 He was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in
9 So Jotham rested with his fathers, and they buried him in the City of David. And Ahaz
his son reigned in his place.