1 All the people then chose Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in succession to his father Amaziah.
2Chr 22:1 1Chr 3:12 2Chr 33:25 2Kgs 14:21 2Kgs 15:1-7 Matt 1:8-9
2 It was he who rebuilt Elath, recovering it for Judah, after the king had fallen asleep with his ancestors.
2Chr 8:17 2Chr 25:23 2Chr 25:28 2Kgs 14:22 2Kgs 16:6
3 Uzziah was sixteen years old when he came to the throne and he reigned for fifty-two years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Jecoliah of Jerusalem.
2Kgs 15:2-3 Amos 1:1 Hos 1:1 Isa 1:1 Isa 6:1 Zech 14:5
4 He did what is pleasing to Yahweh, just as his father Amaziah had done;
5 he consulted God throughout the lifetime of Zechariah, who instructed him in the fear of God. And as long as he consulted Yahweh, God gave him success.
2Chr 24:2 2Chr 15:2 Dan 1:17 1Chr 22:13 Dan 10:1 1Chr 22:11 2Chr 25:8
6 He went on campaign against the Philistines, demolished the walls of Gath, the walls of Jabneh and the walls of Ashdod, and built towns in the area of Ashdod and elsewhere in Philistine territory.
Isa 14:29 1Chr 18:1 1Sam 5:1 1Sam 5:6 2Chr 21:16 2Sam 8:1
7 God helped him against the Philistines, the Arabs living at Gur-Baal and the Meunites.
2Chr 21:16 1Chr 5:20 1Chr 12:18 2Chr 14:11 2Chr 17:11 2Chr 20:1 Acts 26:22
8 The Meunites paid tribute to Uzziah and his fame spread as far as the frontier of Egypt, since he kept growing stronger and stronger.
2Chr 17:11 2Sam 8:2 Gen 19:38 1Kgs 4:31 1Sam 11:1 2Chr 20:1 2Sam 8:13
9 Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem, at the Corner Gate, at the Valley Gate and at the Angle, and fortified them.
Neh 3:13 2Chr 25:23 2Kgs 14:13 Jer 31:38 Neh 2:13 Neh 2:15 Neh 3:19-20
10 He built towers in the desert too, and dug many storage-wells, for he had large herds in the lowlands and on the tableland, and farmers and vine dressers in the hills and fertile lands: for he loved the land.
Gen 26:18-21 1Chr 27:26-31 2Kgs 3:4 2Kgs 19:23 Isa 29:17
11 Uzziah had a trained army ready to go on campaign, organised in companies manned as detailed by the scribe Jeiel and the staff-officer Maaseiah, and commanded by Hananiah one of the king's generals.
12 The heads of families of the military champions numbered in all two thousand six hundred.
13 Under them was an army of three hundred and seven thousand five hundred men ready for war, a powerful force to support the king against the enemy.
2Chr 11:1 2Chr 13:3 2Chr 14:8 2Chr 17:14-19 2Chr 25:5
14 Uzziah provided shields, spears, helmets, armour, bows and sling-stones for the entire army.
1Sam 17:49 Judg 20:16
15 He also erected expertly contrived devices for the towers and angles of Jerusalem from which to shoot arrows and drop large stones. His fame spread far and wide, for he was miraculously helped to become strong.
2Chr 2:7 2Chr 2:14 Exod 31:4 Matt 4:24
16 But once he was strong, his arrogance was such that it led to his downfall; he was unfaithful to Yahweh his God by entering the Temple of Yahweh to burn incense on the altar of incense.
2Chr 25:19 2Chr 32:25 Deut 8:14 Prov 16:18 1Kgs 12:33-4 2Kgs 14:10 2Kgs 16:12-13
17 Azariah the priest with eight brave priests of Yahweh followed him in;
1Chr 6:10 1Chr 12:28 1Chr 26:6
18 confronting King Uzziah, they said to him, 'Uzziah, you are not allowed to burn incense to Yahweh; only the Aaronite priests consecrated for the purpose may burn incense. Leave the sanctuary, for you have been unfaithful and will have no honour from Yahweh God.'
Exod 30:7-8 Num 18:7 2Chr 19:2 1Cor 5:5 1Sam 2:30 2Chr 16:7-9 2Cor 5:16
19 Uzziah, censer in hand to burn incense, flew into a rage. But while he was raging at the priests, a virulent skin-disease broke out on his forehead in the presence of the priests, in the Temple of Yahweh, there by the altar of incense.
Num 12:10 2Chr 16:10 2Chr 25:16 2Kgs 5:25-27
20 When Azariah the chief priest and all the other priests turned towards him, there was skin-disease on his forehead and they hurried him outside, and he himself was equally anxious to get out, because Yahweh had struck him.
Deut 28:22 Deut 28:35 Esth 6:12 Lev 14:34
21 King Uzziah was afflicted with skin-disease till his dying day. Because of this, he lived confined to his room and was excluded from the Temple of Yahweh, while Jotham his son, who was master of the palace, governed the people of the country.
Lev 13:46 2Kgs 7:3 2Kgs 15:5-7 Num 5:2-3 Num 12:15
22 The rest of the history of Uzziah, from first to last, has been written by the prophet Isaiah son of Amoz.
Isa 1:1 Isa 6:1 2Chr 9:29 2Chr 12:15
23 Then Uzziah fell asleep with his ancestors and was buried with them in the field beside the burial ground of the kings since, it was reasoned, he was afflicted with virulent skin-disease. His son Jotham then succeeded him.
2Chr 21:20 2Chr 28:27 2Chr 26:18 2Chr 33:20 2Kgs 15:6-7 Isa 6:1