ahaziah

  • 1 AHAZIAH — (Heb. אֲחַזְיָה, אֲחַזְיָהו; YHWH holds firm ), the name of two biblical kings. (1) Son of ahab , king of Israel (c. 853–852 B.C.E.). The biblical account of his two year reign (I Kings 22:52–II Kings 1:18) faults Ahaziah for following his father …

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  • 2 Ahaziah — ( held by Jehovah ) was the name of two kings:*Ahaziah of Israel *Ahaziah of Judah …

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  • 3 Ahaziah —    1) (fl. 9th cent BCE)    King of Israel (853 852 BCE). He was influenced by his mother, Jezebel, who introduced the cult of Baal into Israel. He was injured in a fall from an upper chamber in his palace and asked for an oracle from Baal Zebub; …

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  • 4 Ahaziah — /ay euh zuy euh, ay ha /, n. 1. a son of Ahab and his successor as king of Israel, reigned 853? 852? B.C. I Kings 22:40. 2. a king of Judah, 846? B.C. II Kings 8:24. * * * …

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  • 5 Ahaziah —    Held by Jehovah.    1) The son and successor of Ahab. He followed the counsels of his mother Jezebel, and imitated in wickedness the ways of his father. In his reign the Moabites revolted from under his authority (2 Kings 3:5 7). He united… …

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  • 6 Ahaziah — /ay euh zuy euh, ay ha /, n. 1. a son of Ahab and his successor as king of Israel, reigned 853? 852? B.C. I Kings 22:40. 2. a king of Judah, 846? B.C. II Kings 8:24 …

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  • 7 Ahaziah of Judah — This entry is not about King Ahaziah of Israel. Ahaziah of Judah (אחזיהו המלך) was king of Judah, and the son of Jehoram and Athaliah, the daughter of king Ahab of Israel. He is also called Jehoahaz (2 Chronicles 21:17; 25:23). He took the throne …

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  • 8 Ahaziah of Israel — This entry is not about King Ahaziah of Judah. Ahaziah (אחזיהו המלך) was king of Israel and the son of Ahab and Jezebel. William F. Albright has dated his reign to 850 BC 849 BC, while E. R. Thiele offers the dates 853 BC 852 BC.The author of the …

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  • 9 Elijah — This article is about the prophet in the Hebrew Bible. For other uses, see Elijah (disambiguation). Prophet Elijah Elijah reviving the Son of the Widow of Zarephath by Louis Hersent Prophet, Apostle to Ah …

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  • 10 2 Chronicles 22 — 1 And the inhabitants of Jerusalem made Ahaziah his youngest son king in his stead: for the band of men that came with the Arabians to the camp had slain all the eldest. So Ahaziah the son of Jehoram king of Judah reigned. 2 Forty and two years… …

    The King James version of the Bible

  • 11 Tel Dan Stele — The Tel Dan Stele is a black basalt stele erected by an Aramaean king in northernmost Israel, containing an Aramaic inscription to commemorate his victory over the ancient Hebrews. Although the name of the author does not seem to appear on the… …

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  • 12 biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …

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  • 13 2 Kings 9 — 1 And Elisha the prophet called one of the children of the prophets, and said unto him, Gird up thy loins, and take this box of oil in thine hand, and go to Ramothgilead: 2 And when thou comest thither, look out there Jehu the son of Jehoshaphat… …

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  • 14 ELIJAH — (Heb. אֵלִיָּהוּ, also אֵלִיָּה), Israelite prophet active in Israel in the reigns of ahab and Ahaziah (ninth century B.C.E.). In the opinion of some scholars, the designation the Tishbite of the inhabitants of Gilead (I Kings 17:1) supports the… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 15 KINGDOMS OF JUDAH AND ISRAEL — samuel and the beginnings of israelite monarchy the united david solomon division of the the earliest kings the last days of samaria. the kingdom of judah until its destruction Samuel and Saul: The Beginnings of Israelite Monarchy Our earliest… …

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  • 16 Omri — Kings of Ancient Israel United Monarchy of Israel Saul • Ish bosheth David • Solomon • Rehoboam Northern Kingdom of Israel Jeroboam I • Nadab Baasha • Elah Zimri Omri • Ahab • …

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  • 17 Beelzebub — Ba‘al Zebûb, Ba‘al Zəbûb or Ba‘al Zəvûv (Hebrew בעל זבוב, with numerous variants) [In addition to Beelzebub, Ba‘al Zebûb, and Ba‘al Zəvûv, (בעל זבוב), there are several variants, such as Belzebud, Beezelbub, Beezlebub, Beazlebub, Belzaboul,… …

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  • 18 2 Kings 8 — 1 Then spake Elisha unto the woman, whose son he had restored to life, saying, Arise, and go thou and thine household, and sojourn wheresoever thou canst sojourn: for the LORD hath called for a famine; and it shall also come upon the land seven… …

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  • 19 JEHOSHAPHAT — (Heb. יְהוֹשָׁפָט), king of Judah, son of asa and azubah , daughter of Shilhi (I Kings 22:42; II Chron. 20:31). Jehoshaphat ruled Judah for 25 years, during the second third of the ninth century B.C.E. He was a contemporary of Ahab, Ahaziah, and… …

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  • 20 JOASH — (Heb. יוֹאָשׁ ,יְהוֹאָשׁ; YHWH has given ), son of Ahaziah, king of Judah (835–798 B.C.E.). Joash ascended the throne in the seventh year of the reign of Jehu, king of Israel (II Kings 12:2), and ruled until the second year of the reign of Joash… …

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