The sacred writer chooses rather to follow here this date than to speak of the years of Achaz, who had not yet been mentioned.
At that time king Achaz sent to the king of the Assyrians asking help.
So Urias, the priest, did according to all that king Achaz had commanded him.
And agayn for doing of this / Achaz / d other wicked kges wer reproued of the prophetes.
The ketchuda sent word that he was not prepared to obey the orders of 196 the Sartip of Achaz.
And Joatham slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David: and Achaz his son reigned in his stead.
King Achaz Diall, then, by the Sunne, shewing the distinction of time.