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15:2 He was sixteen years old. Azariah, also called Uzziah (15:30, 32, 34; Is. 6:1), was likely co-regent for many years with his father Amaziah, who was captured by Jehoash of Israel (14:13 note).
fifty-two years. That is, 792–740 b.c. Azariah, like Jeroboam II in the north, enjoyed a long reign, though in the end he suffered from a skin disease (v. 5).