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Amaziah succeeds Joash
Amaziah succeeded his father Joash as king of Judah.
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2 Ki 12:21

Jozabad the son of Shimeath and Jehozabad the son of Shomer, his servants, struck him and killed him, so they buried him with his ancestors in the city of David. Then Amaziah his son became king in his place.

2 Ki 14:1–2

In the second year of Jehoash the son of Jehoahaz king of Israel, Amaziah the son of Jehoash king of Judah began to reign. He was twenty-five years old when he began to reign, and he reigned twenty-nine years in Jerusalem; and the name of his mother …

2 Ch 24:27–25:1

And as for his sons, the many oracles against him, and his repair of the foundation of the house of God, behold, they are written in the story of the scroll of the kings. And Amaziah his son reigned in his place. Amaziah was twenty-five years old when he became king. …

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1 Ch 3:12;
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