2 Kings 18:1
Now it came to pass in the third year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, [that] Hezekiah the son of Ahaz king of Judah began to reign.
2 Kings 18:2
Twenty and five years old was he when he began to reign; and he reigned twenty and nine years in Jerusalem. His mother's name also [was] Abi, the daughter of Zachariah.
2 Kings 18:3
And he did [that which was] right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that David his father did.
2 Kings 18:4
He removed the high places, and brake the images, and cut down the groves, and brake in pieces the brasen serpent that Moses had made: for unto those days the children of Israel did burn incense to it: and he called it Nehushtan.
2 Kings 18:5
He trusted in the LORD God of Israel; so that after him was none like him among all the kings of Judah, nor [any] that were before him.
2 Kings 18:6
For he clave to the LORD, [and] departed not from following him, but kept his commandments, which the LORD commanded Moses.
2 Kings 18:7
And the LORD was with him; [and] he prospered whithersoever he went forth: and he rebelled against the king of Assyria, and served him not.
2 Kings 18:8
He smote the Philistines, [even] unto Gaza, and the borders thereof, from the tower of the watchmen to the fenced city.