2 Kgs 15:5

15:5 leper. Azariah suffered from some form of skin disease distinct from Hansen’s disease (2 Chr. 26:16–21).

Jotham . . . was over the household. He held the highest post in the government of Judah (18:18; Is. 22:15–23). Jotham acted as the king when Azariah became incapacitated and became king when Azariah died (vv. 32–38).