Jehoahaz


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Jehoahaz

(jēhō`əhăz) or

Joahaz

(jō`əhăz). 1 In Second Kings, king of Israel (c.821–805 B.C.), son and successor of Jehu. He presided over an era of severe reduction of territory and prestige for the northern kingdom. 2 In the Bible, king of Judah for three months in 609 B.C. after the death of his father Josiah in battle against the Egyptians. Pharaoh Neco II removed Jehoahaz to Egypt and substituted Jehoiakim, his brother, in his place. He is also called Shallum. 3 Mentioned in Second Chronicles, where Ahaziah is meant. See AhaziahAhaziah
, in the Bible. 1 King of Israel, son of Ahab. He was a worthy successor of his father only in that he followed Ahab's religious views. He was succeeded by his brother Jehoram (1.) 2 King of Judah, son of Jehoram (2) and Athaliah (1.
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1) Jehoiakim became king in succession to Jehoahaz, Josiah's second son, who was deported to Egypt after reigning in Jerusalem for three months.
After the death of Josiah, his successor Jehoahaz was arrested at the headquarters of Necho II at Riblah in northern Syria and deported to Egypt.
He dates the inscription to the beginning of the eighth century and concludes that it records a coalition of Jehoahaz of Israel and Joash of BaytDawid against Bar Hadad II of Damascus, the son of Hazael.
When describing the events following the death of King Jehoahaz, both Chronicles and Kings give similar accounts about how the late king's mother, Athaliah, had all of his other sons killed in order to seize power for herself and that only the baby brother, Jehoash, was saved.
A few verses later Neco deposes Josiah's son Jehoahaz and replaces him with his brother Eliakim, whose name he changes to Jehoiakim (2 Chr 36:3-4).
His son Jehoahaz, crowned king by the people of the land (II Chron.
Josiah, who was pro-Babylonian, tried to stop Necho and was killed at Megiddo and Necho quickly deposed Josiah's son and successor King Jehoahaz, apparently because he was also pro-Babylonian, and crowned his brother Jehoiakim as King of Judah.
JEHOAHAZ (608 BCE) (crowned by the am-ha'aretz in 608 and deposed by Egypt the same year)
The Judean am-haaretz--the landed gentry (1)--put Josiah's son Jehoahaz on the throne, but Necho, the Egyptian pharaoh, hurried to depose him and carry him off into captivity.