1tn The parallel account in 2 Kgs 15:1-8 has the variant spelling “Azariah.”

2tn Heb “he”; the referent (Uzziah) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

3tn Heb “after the king”; the referent (Amaziah) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

4tn “slept with his fathers.”

5map For location see Map5-B1; Map6-F3; Map7-E2; Map8-F2; Map10-B3; JP1-F4; JP2-F4; JP3-F4; JP4-F4.

6tn Heb “he did what was proper in the eyes of the Lord, according to all which Amaziah his father had done.”

7tn Heb “sought.”

8tn Heb “in the days of.”

9tn Heb “in the days of his seeking.”

10tn Or “prosper.”

11tn Heb “went out and fought.”

12tn Heb “in Ashdod and among the Philistines.”

13tn The words “in his campaigns” are supplied in the translation for clarity and for stylistic reasons

14tn Heb “and his name went to.”

15tn On the meaning of the Hebrew word מִקְצוֹעַ (miqtsoa’), see HALOT 628 s.v. עַ(וֹ)מִקְצֹ. The term probably refers to an “angle” or “corner” somewhere on the eastern wall of Jerusalem.

16tn Heb “Shephelah.”

17tn Heb “workers and vinedressers in the hills and in Carmel.” The words “he had” are supplied in the translation for stylistic reasons.

18tn Heb “for a lover of the ground he [was].”

19tn Heb “help.”

20tn Heb “and his name went out to a distant place, for he did extraordinarily to be helped until he was strong.”

21tn Heb “his heart was high [i.e., proud] to destroy.”

22tn Or “was unfaithful to.”

23tn Heb “stood against.”

24tn Or “been unfaithful.”

25tn Heb “angry.”

26tn Traditionally “leprosy,” but this was probably a skin disorder of some type, not leprosy (technically known today as Hansen’s disease). See 2 Kgs 5:1.

27tn Heb “turned toward.”

28tn Heb “he”; the referent (the king) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

29tn The precise meaning of בֵּית הַחָפְשִׁית (bet hakhafshiyt, “house of [?]”) is uncertain. NASB, NIV, NRSV all have “in a separate house”; NEB has “in his own house…relieved of all duties.” For a discussion of various proposals, see M. Cogan and H. Tadmor, II Kings (AB), 166-67.

30tn Heb “As for the rest of the events of Uzziah, the former and the latter, Isaiah son of Amoz, the prophet, recorded.”

31tn Heb “lay down with his fathers.”

32tn Heb “fathers.”

33tn Heb “a field of burial.”

34tn Heb “for they said, ‘He had a skin disease.’”