Sixteen years old was Uzziah when he began to reign, and he reigned fifty and two years in Jerusalem. His mother's name also was Jecoliah of Jerusalem.
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George Leo Haydock
By whose. Septuagint, "the powerful in Israel, that they might be sanctified to the Lord; and they put "Hebrew, "who instructed all Israel, the holy people of the Lord: Put "(Haydock)
No more. Hebrew adds, "upon your shoulders "(Haydock) whence it is inferred, that it had been carried about the cities of Juda, under the impious kings, who would not suffer it in the temple. (Calmet)
Some believe that it was kept in the house of Sellum, the uncle of Jeremias, and husband of Olda. (St. Jerome, Trad.) (Tirinus)