King Jotham - Biography

Chart of the Kings King Jotham - Biography God's Judgment Regarding King Jotham
Previous King: Uzziah   Next King: Ahaz

King Jotham ascended to become Judah's eleventh ruler while his father, King Uzziah, still lived, this unusual arrangement being necessary because of Uzziah's medical retirement. Jotham apparently reigned for 13 years while his father lived, then three more years after his death.

Jotham lived a life of steady integrity and success. His activities include rebuilding portions of the temple and the city wall of Jerusalem, building towns and military posts throughout the land as Uzziah had, and suppressing a rebellion by the Ammonites upon his father's death.

Where to read Jotham's story: 2 Kings 15:32-38; 2 Chronicles 27

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