(Jehovah is upright).
The son of King Uzziah or Azariah and Jerushah. After administering the kingdom for some years during his father's leprosy, he succeeded to the throne B.C. 758, when he was 25 years old, and reigned 16 years in Jerusalem. He was contemporary with Pekah and with the prophet Isaiah. His history is contained in (2 Kings 15:1)... and 2Chr 27:1...
* See other occurrences of the same term: Jotham.
Main reference: Smith's Bible Dictionary (1860s)
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