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2 Chronicles 27:9--28:1

Context
27:9 Jotham passed away 1  and was buried in the City of David. 2  His son Ahaz replaced him as king.

Ahaz’s Reign

28:1 Ahaz was twenty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned for sixteen years in Jerusalem. 3  He did not do what pleased the Lord, in contrast to his ancestor David. 4 

1 tn Heb “lay down with his fathers.”

2 sn The phrase the City of David refers here to the fortress of Zion in Jerusalem, not to Bethlehem. See 2 Sam 5:7.

3 map For location see Map5 B1; Map6 F3; Map7 E2; Map8 F2; Map10 B3; JP1 F4; JP2 F4; JP3 F4; JP4 F4.

4 tn Heb “and he did not do what was proper in the eyes of the Lord, like David his father.”



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