He appointed the priests to fulfill their duties and encouraged them to carry out their service in the Lord’s temple.
In each city there were shields and spears; he strongly fortified them. 1 Judah and Benjamin belonged to him.
In the first month of the first year of his reign, he opened the doors of the Lord’s temple and repaired them.
Uzziah built and fortified towers in Jerusalem at the Corner Gate, Valley Gate, and at the Angle. 1