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Ahaziah (king of Judah)
Son of Jehoram who reigned for one year.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ahaziah, King of Judah
Ahaziah, King of Judah (אֲחַזְיָ֣הוּ‎, achazyahu), King of Judah. Son of Jehoram. The fifth king of Judah.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ahaziah (Person)
AHAZIAH (PERSON) [Heb ʾăḥazyāh (û) (אֲחַזְיָהוּ)]. The name of two kings in the OT. The name means “Yahweh has seized.”1. King of N Israel, the son and successor of Ahab, who reigned little more than one year. The calculations for his reign differ only slightly: 852–851 b.c.e. (Begrich and Jepsen),
Jehoahaz (Person)
JEHOAHAZ (PERSON) [Heb yehôʾāḥāz (יֶהֹואָחָז)]. Var. AHAZIAH; SHALLUM. 1. The name once given (2 Chr 21:17) to Ahaziah, king of Judah, son of Jehoram and Athaliah. The idea that the Chronicler was using different sources (Maclean IDB 1: 66) is unsound. Such transfer of the elements of a name using
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ahaziah
Ahaziah. 1. Ahab’s son, who ruled the northern kingdom of Israel for two years as its ninth king (853–852 bc). He came to the throne when Ahab was killed while trying to recover Ramoth-gilead from Syrian control. Ahaziah was a contemporary of King Jehoshaphat of Judah and of Jehoshaphat’s son Jehoram.
Jehoahaz
Jehoahaz. 1. Twelfth king of Israel, succeeding his father, Jehu, and ruling from 814 bc to 798 bc. Because he was an evil king, God punished Israel by subjecting them to the Aramaean kings Hazael and his son Ben-hadad. The military force in Israel was reduced to 50 cavalrymen, 10 chariots, and 10,000
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ahaziah (king of Judah)
2. King of Judah (842 b.c.), youngest son of Jehoram and Athaliah, and grandson of Ahab and Jezebel (2 K. 8:25–29; 9:16–29; 2 Ch. 22:1–9). His name is given as Jehoahaz in 2 Ch. 21:17; 25:23 (a transposition of the component parts of “Ahaziah”) and as Azariah in 2 Ch. 22:6 (AV), an error corrected in
Ahaziah
Ahaziah ā-hə-zīʹə [Heb. aḥazyâ,’aḥazyāyû—‘Yahweh has grasped (sustained)’].
Jehoahaz
Jehoahaz jə-hōʹə-haz [Heb. yehôʾāḥāz—‘Yahweh will hold fast,’ lit ‘Yahweh has taken hold’].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ahaziah
AHAZIAH1. Ahab’s son, who ruled the northern kingdom of Israel for two years as its ninth king (853–852 bc). He came to the throne when Ahab was killed while trying to recover Ramoth-gilead from Syrian control. Ahaziah was a contemporary of King Jehoshaphat of Judah and of Jehoshaphat’s son Jehoram.
Jehoahaz
JEHOAHAZ1. Twelfth king of Israel, succeeding his father, Jehu, and ruling from 814 bc to 798 bc. Because he was an evil king, God punished Israel by subjecting them to the Aramean kings Hazael and his son Ben-hadad. The military force in Israel was reduced to 50 cavalrymen, 10 chariots, and 10,000
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ahaziah
Ahaziah (ay´huh-zi´uh; Heb., “the Lord holds firm”).1 The son of Ahab and king of Israel ca. 850–849 bce. Ahaziah permitted his mother, Jezebel, to maintain and even strengthen the Baal cult (1 Kings 22:52–53). He apparently joined Jehoshaphat of Judah in a naval expedition, which was wrecked at Ezion-geber,
Jehoahaz
Jehoahaz (ji-hoh´uh-haz; Heb., “the Lord has grasped”).1 The son of Jehu and eleventh king of Israel (ca. 815–802 bce). His rule was marked by subjugation to Syria, first under King Hazael and then under Hazael’s son Ben-hadad (2 Kings 13:3). This was attributed to divine wrath against Israel due to
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ahaziah
AHAZIAH1. Ahaziah followed Ahab, his father, to the throne of Israel in 853 b.c. and reigned two years. He joined Jehoshaphat, king of Judah, in building a merchant fleet, but it displeased God and the fleet was destroyed (1 Kgs 22:40, 48–53; 2 Chr 20:35–37). Ahaziah accidentally fell out a second story
Jehoahaz
JEHOAHAZ1. In contracted form, Joahaz, or Ahaziah (q.v.), youngest son of Jehoram, king of Judah (2 Chr 21:17).2. King of Israel, son of Jehu, who reigned in Samaria for 17 years (2 Kgs 13:1–9). He was subject to Hazael, king of Syria, throughout his rule. He followed the religious practices of Jeroboam
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Ahaziah
AHAZIAH (Heb. ’aḥazyâ or ’aḥazyāhû, ‘Yahweh has grasped’). 1. Son and successor of *Ahab, king of Israel, whose religious policy he continued unchanged (1 Ki. 22:51–2 Ki. 1:18). Consequently, the main interest in his 2-year reign for the biblical narrator is his clash with *Elijah after he had sent
Jehoahaz
JEHOAHAZ (Heb. yehô’āḥāz, ‘Yahweh has grasped’).1. A variant of the name of *Ahaziah, Jehoram’s son, 6th king of Judah (c. 848–841 bc; 2 Ch. 21:17; 25:23) in which the divine element comes first rather than last.2. Son of Jehu; the 11th king of the N kingdom of Israel, who reigned for 17 years
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ahaziah
Ahaziah (Heb. ʾăḥazyâ, ʾăḥazyāhû)1. King of Judah, who succeeded his father Jehoram (Joram) at the age of 22 and reigned one year (843/842 b.c.e.). Ahaziah’s mother was Athaliah, making him the grandson of Ahab and Jezebel (2 Kgs. 8:25–27). The statement in Chronicles that Ahaziah began to reign
Jehoahaz
Jehoahaz (Heb. yĕhôʾāḥāz) (also SHALLUM)1. King of Judah, youngest son of Jehoram and Athaliah (2 Kgs. 8:25–29; 2 Chr. 22:1). His name is a variant of Ahaziah (2 Chr. 21:17). Jehoahaz was mortally wounded by Jehu’s army and died at Megiddo (2 Kgs. 9:27–29).2. King of Israel, the son and successor
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ahazian
Ahazian [ā hə zīˊə] (Heb. ˒aḥazyâ, ˒aḥazyāhû “Yahweh has grasped”).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Ahaziah
AHAZIAH (Hebrew, “Yahweh holds”)1. The king of Israel (r. ca. 853–852 b.c.) and the son and successor of Ahab. Ahaziah reigned for barely one year (1 Kgs 22:40, 50, 52–53; 2 Kgs 1:1–18; 2 Chr 20:35, 37). The chief event of his reign was the failed joint commercial effort undertaken with Jehoshaphat
Jehoahaz
JEHOAHAZ (Hebrew, “the Lord grasps”) The name of the eleventh king of Israel (2 Kgs 13:1–9) and the sixteenth king of Judah (2 Kgs 23:31–34).1. The king of Israel from around 814 to 798 b.c. and the son and successor of Jehu (2 Kgs 10:35; 13:1–9). His reign was marked by the domination of the kingdom
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ahaziah
Ahazi´ah (sustained by the Lord).1. Son of Ahab and Jezebel, eighth king of Israel, reigned b.c. 896–895. After the battle of Ramoth in Gilead, in which Ahab perished [Ahab], the vassal king of Moab refused his yearly tribute; comp. Isa. 16:1. Before Ahaziah could take measures for enforcing his claim,
Jehoahaz
Jeho´ahaz (whom the Lord sustains).1. The son and successor of Jehu, reigned 17 years, b.c. 856–840, over Israel in Samaria. His inglorious history is given in 2 Kings 13:1–9. Throughout his reign, ver. 22, he was kept in subjection by Hazael king of Damascus. Jehoahaz maintained the idolatry of Jeroboam;
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