Ahaziah


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Ahaziah

(āhəzī`ə), 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 JehoramJehoram
or Joram
, in the Bible. 1 Son of Ahab, king of Israel (c.852–841 B.C.), brother and successor of Ahaziah (1.) He enlisted the support of Jehoshaphat of Judah to put down a revolt in Moab.
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 (1.) 2 King of Judah, son of JehoramJehoram
or Joram
, in the Bible. 1 Son of Ahab, king of Israel (c.852–841 B.C.), brother and successor of Ahaziah (1.) He enlisted the support of Jehoshaphat of Judah to put down a revolt in Moab.
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 (2) and AthaliahAthaliah
. 1 The only queen to occupy the throne of Judah, daughter of Ahab of Israel, wife of Jehoram 2 of Judah, and mother of Ahaziah (2) of Judah, whom she succeeded.
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 (1.) He was considered a typical descendant of Ahab. He was killed in Jehu's coup while visiting at Jezreel. His mother succeeded him. He is also called Azariah and Jehoahaz.
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A lesser king of Judah, Ahaziah, tried to flee during a coup and got as far as Megiddo before he was struck down.
King Ahaziah and his relatives are slain by Jehu while visiting Jezreel in Israel (II Kgs.
Here is the narrative: Jehu, a commander in the army of Israel, murdered his king, Jehoram, as well as Ahaziah, king of Judah, and then took the throne of Israel for himself.
The rebellion of Moab; Ahaziah is injured and sends to inquire of
After Ahab's death, she continues to rule through her son Ahaziah.
All this magnificent music in memory of a prophet who lived eight centuries before the birth of Jesus, during the reign of King Ahab and his son Ahaziah.
However, when introducing the reign of Jehoram's son Ahaziah, king of Judah, the Bible writes:
A less-known instance involves Jehosheba, princess daughter of King Jorah (Ahaziah's sister), who hid Joash, son of Ahaziah, and a nurse in a bedroom for six years, sparing him from slaughter (2 Kgs 11:1-3).
Chapter 22 begins with the statement that three years have passed since the Aram war and ends with an explanation that Ahaziah, who succeeded Ahab, only reigned for two years (I Kgs.
A common, mainstream interpretation has Hazael of Damascus as the author of the inscription, in which he seems to claim credit for killing Jehoram king of Israel and Ahaziah of Judah.
Sudden fire is also at the center of events when King Ahaziah sends two military delegations to capture Elijah.