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2 Chronicles 26:13-16

26:13 They commanded an army of 307,500 skilled and able warriors who were ready to defend 1  the king against his enemies. 26:14 Uzziah supplied shields, spears, helmets, breastplates, bows, and slingstones for the entire army. 26:15 In Jerusalem he made war machines carefully designed to shoot arrows and large stones from the towers and corners of the walls. He became very famous, for he received tremendous support and became powerful. 2 

26:16 But once he became powerful, his pride destroyed him. 3  He disobeyed 4  the Lord his God. He entered the Lord’s temple to offer incense on the incense altar.

1 tn Heb “help.”

2 tn Heb “and his name went out to a distant place, for he did extraordinarily to be helped until he was strong.”

3 tn Heb “his heart was high [i.e., proud] to destroy.”

4 tn Or “was unfaithful to.”

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