Uzziah Da Judah King
(2 Kings 14:21-22; 15:1-3, 5-7)
1 Den all da Judah peopo take Uzziah, dat was sixteen year ol, an make him da king afta his faddah Amaziah mahke. 2 Him, da guy dat wen build Elat one mo time an give um back to da Judah ohana, afta Amaziah mahke an res wit his ancesta guys.
3 Uzziah sixteen year ol wen he come king, an he stay king inside Jerusalem fifty-two year. His muddah Jekoliah from Jerusalem. 4 He do wat stay right da way Da One In Charge see him, da same way his faddah Amaziah wen do. 5 All da time Zekariah stay alive, Uzziah make shua he know God. Zekariah teach him how he can see da tings Da One In Charge like show him. All da time dat Uzziah try fo know Da One In Charge, God make eryting go good fo him.
6 He go make war agains da Filisha guys, an broke down da town wall fo three towns: Gat, Jabneh, an Ashdod. Den he build da towns one mo time nea Ashdod an odda places wea da Filisha peopo wen stay. 7 God help him wen he go agains da Filisha guys, an agains da Arab guys dat live Gur-Baal side, an agains da Meun guys. 8 Da Ammon peopo bring presents fo Uzziah, an erybody know bout him all da way to da Egypt borda, cuz he get mo an mo powa.
9 Uzziah build towas aroun Jerusalem on top da Corner Gate, da Valley Gate, an wea da wall stick out, an he make um strong. 10 An he build strong towas inside da boonies, an dig plenny storage holes fo keep watta unda da groun, cuz he get plenny animals inside da low hills west side Jerusalem, an da flat land. He get farma guys fo work inside his fields. He get odda guys dat know how fo work da grape fields, on top da mountains an da places wea get da kine dirt az good fo grow stuff. He one guy dat fo real kine like grow stuff.
11 Uzziah get army guys dat know how fo fight real good. Dey stay ready fo go march wit dea unit, wit da right numba a guys. Jeiel da army guy dat write down eryting stay in charge fo get um togedda da right way, wit Maaseiah fo help him. Dea boss, Hananiah, he one a da govmen guys dat work fo da king. 12 Get 2,600 army officer guys fo da diffren ohanas. Dey stay in charge a da guys dat fight. 13 Unda dem, dey get 307,500 army guys dat know how fo fight good. Dey one strong army fo fight fo da king, agains da guys dat stay agains him. 14 Uzziah give all da army guys shields, spears, army kine helmet, body armor, bows an arrows, an stones fo throw wit dea sling. 15 Inside Jerusalem Uzziah make war machines dat da smart guys wen plan, fo proteck da guys dat shoot arrows an throw big stones from da towas an da cornas a da town wall. Erybody all ova da place hear bout him, an he get plenny help. Az how he get plenny powa.
16 But wen Uzziah get plenny powa, he get big head too. Az how he come wipe out. Az wen he go agains his God, Da One In Charge, cuz he go inside da Temple Fo Da One In Charge fo Uzziah burn incense on top da incense altar. 17 Azariah da pries guy, wit eighty odda pries guys fo Da One In Charge dat no sked fo fight, go inside afta him. 18 ✡ 26:18: Outa 30:7-8; Census 3:10Dey face King Uzziah an tell um, “Uzziah! You no mo da right fo burn incense fo Da One In Charge! Us pries guys, da ones dat come from Aaron, us da ones dat get dat kuleana. Cuz us guys stay spesho fo Da One In Charge fo burn da incense, az why. Get outa dis place dat stay spesho fo Da One In Charge! Cuz you no goin get respeck from God, Da One In Charge, fo dat!”
19 Uzziah blow up mad. He get one bronze pan fo burn incense inside his hand, an he ready fo burn da incense. Wen he stay mad wit da pries guys, right dea in front da altar fo da incense, inside da Temple Fo Da One In Charge, da skin all ova his forehead show da kine sick dat odda guys can catch. 20 Azariah da Main Pries Guy an all da odda pries guys look him. Dey see dat his skin get da kine sick all ova his forehead dat odda guys can catch. Az why dey take him outa dea real fas. Even Uzziah, he like get outa dea fas, cuz Da One In Charge wen wack um.
21 King Uzziah get da kine sick all ova da skin dat odda guys can catch, from dat time till he mahke. He live inside one house far from erybody. He stay cut off from da Temple Fo Da One In Charge. His boy Jotam take charge a da palace an da peopo inside da land.
22 Da odda stuff dat Uzziah wen do from da start to da end, Amoz boy Isaiah, da guy dat talk fo God, write um inside his record. 23 ✡ 26:23: Isa 6:1Uzziah mahke, an res wit his ancesta guys. Dey bury him nea his ancesta guys inside one field da king guys own, cuz da peopo tell, “Him one lepa, his skin get da kine sick dat odda peopo can catch!” An his boy Jotam come king afta him.