"Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign . . . And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD" 2 Kings 22:1, 2. It is an amazing thing that this boy king chose to do right. His father, Amon, was a wicked man who reigned only two years. His grandfather, Manasseh, ruled Judah fifty five long years "And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD" 2 Kings 21:2.