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Jehoahaz from "Promptuarii Iconum Insigniorum "

Jehoahaz of Israel (Hebrew: יְהוֹאָחָז‎, meaning "Jehovah has held"; Latin: Joachaz) was king of Israel and the son of Jehu (2 Kings 10:35). William F. Albright has dated his reign to 815 BC801 BC, while E. R. Thiele offers the dates 814 BC798 BC.[1] A stamp seal dated to the end of the 7th century BC has been found with the inscription "[belonging] to Jehoahaz, son of the king".

He reigned seventeen years. His account in 2 Kings states that he was initially faithful to Yahweh, but his people followed the religious practices of the house of Jeroboam, which included the worship of a cultic pole of Asherah in Samaria. The kings of the Arameans, Hazael and Ben-hadad, prevailed over him, leaving him an army of 50 horsemen, 10 chariots and 10,000 foot soldiers (2 Kings 13:1-9).

References

  1. ^ Edwin Thiele, The Mysterious Numbers of the Hebrew Kings, (1st ed.; New York: Macmillan, 1951; 2d ed.; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1965; 3rd ed.; Grand Rapids: Zondervan/Kregel, 1983). ISBN 082543825X, 9780825438257
Jehoahaz of Israel
House of Jehoshaphat
Contemporary King of Judah: Jehoash/Joash
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Jehu
King of Israel
814 BC – 798 BC
Succeeded by
Joash/Jehoash
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