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Inspired by Jake's comment

Rashi to Yebamoth 63a, describing Naamah the Ammonitess' prolific progeny (which began in the Davidic line with her son, Rehoboam), mentions Hezekiah, Asa, and Jehoshaphat, in that order, followed by Isaiah.

Chronologically, the correct order would be Asa, Jehoshaphat, and Hezekiah. Listing Hezekiah last would also make sense because he was a contemporary of Isaiah, who is the only prophet listed as descending from Naamah, and who follows the 'kings' section of Rashi's piece.

Why does Rashi list the righteous kings out of order?

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For what it's worth, the three are mentioned in the same order as Rashi does in Yalqut Shim'oni on Tehilim 102 (Remez 855), but chronologically in Vayiqra Rabah 30:3. – Tamir Evan Apr 9 '14 at 16:40
@TamirEvan that's worth a lot, thanks! – Baby Seal Apr 9 '14 at 18:42
In the Yalkut Hezekiah is the only King out of order. We do Know that he was truly exceptional and was very nearly the Messiah. – Baby Seal May 20 '14 at 0:41
The sefer המקום מרחק on Yevamos asks this question on Rashi and does not offer an answer. Source: daf-yomi.com/BookFiles.aspx?type=1&id=291 – Reb Chaim HaQoton Oct 16 '14 at 20:47

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