Jotham was twenty and five years old when he began to reign, and he reigned sixteen
years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name also was Jerushah, the daughter of
And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his
father Uzziah did: howbeit he entered not into the temple of the LORD. And the people
did yet corruptly.
He built the high gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall of Ophel he built
Moreover he built cities in the mountains of Judah, and in the forests he built
castles and towers.
He fought also with the king of the Ammonites, and prevailed against them. And the
children of Ammon gave him the same year an hundred talents of silver, and ten thousand
measures of wheat, and ten thousand of barley. So much did the children of Ammon pay
unto him, both the second year, and the third.
So Jotham became mighty, because he prepared his ways before the LORD his God.
Now the rest of the acts of Jotham, and all his wars, and his ways, lo, they are
written in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah.
He was five and twenty years old when he began to reign, and reigned sixteen years
And Jotham slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David: and
Ahaz his son reigned in his stead.