Amon's father did ill, but he did worse. Whatever warnings or convictions he had, he never humbled himself. He was soon cut off in his sins, and made a warning for all men not to abuse the example of God's patience and mercy to Manasseh, as an encouragement to continue in sin. May God help us to be honest to ourselves, and to think aright respecting our own character, before death fixes us in an unchangeable state.
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SDA Bible Commentary (limited)
21. Two and twenty years.Verses 21-25, dealing with the reign of Amon, are parallel to 2 Kings 21:19-26. The parallel passage names Amon’s mother, Meshullemeth and gives her parentage. Amon was only 16 years old at the birth of Josiah (see 2 Chron. 34:1).