Jehoahaz (son of Jehu)
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A king of Israel whose reign coincided with the reign of Joash of Judah.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
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
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 jə-hōʹə-haz [Heb. yehôʾāḥāz—‘Yahweh will hold fast,’ lit ‘Yahweh has taken hold’].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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 (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
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
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Catholic Bible Dictionary
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
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;