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Jehoahaz (son of Jehu)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jehoahaz, Son of Jehu
Jehoahaz, King of Israel (יְהוֹאָחָז‎, yeho'achaz). A king of Israel whose reign coincided with the reign of Joash of Judah.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
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
Jeconiah
3. In 1 Esd. 1:34, an alternate designation of Jehoahaz king of Judah. See Jehoahaz 3.
Jehoahaz
2. The son of Jehu and the eleventh king of Israel (814–800 b.c.). He reigned for fourteen years but ruled for seventeen, sharing with his father the governing of the kingdom when the latter was incapacitated by extreme old age (cf. 2 K. 13:1, 10).The political situation had evidently deteriorated since
Jehoahaz
Jehoahaz jə-hōʹə-haz [Heb. yehôʾāḥāz—‘Yahweh will hold fast,’ lit ‘Yahweh has taken hold’].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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)
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
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
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
Jeconiah, Jechoniah
Jeconiah (Heb. yĕḵonyâ, yĕḵonyāhû), JECHONIAH (Gk. Iechonias) (also CONIAH)1. Alternate name of King Jehoiachin of Judah. In the genealogy of Jesus at Matt. 1:11–12 he is called Jechoniah (Gk. Iechonɩ́as).2. A levitical chief during King Josiah’s reign (1 Esdr. 1:9). At 2 Chr. 35:9 he is called
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
Catholic Bible Dictionary
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
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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Jehu Father
Jehoash Son
Jeroboam Grandson
Jehoshaphat Grandfather
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