2 Kings 15:5

And the LORD struck the king, so that he was a leper unto the day of his death, and dwelt in a separate house. And Jotham the king's son was over the house, judging the people of the land.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
A leper. In punishment of his usurping the priestly functions, 2 Paralipomenon xxvi. 19. (Challoner) (Worthington) The priests boldly remonstrated with him, but to no effect; till the king perceived himself stricken with the leprosy. Josephus ( Amos i. 1., and Zacharias xiv. 5; (St. Jerome) though Usher produces some chronological difficulties against this opinion: but they are founded on error. (Calmet) Free. Paralipomenon apart; at a distance from all. (Haydock) The like rules were observed in cities, as in the camp, Leviticus xiii. 46. (Menochius) Ozias was in a manner dead to all civil transactions; and Isaias (vi. 1.) probably refers to this event. Syriac and Arabic, "he remained hidden. "Josephus (ibid.) says, "leading a private life. "Thus aiming at too much, he lost all! (Haydock)

Richard Challoner

AD 1781
A leper: In punishment of his usurping the priestly function. 2 Par. 26.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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