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King Ahaziah of Judea

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King Ahaziah of Judea: Son of King Joram. Reigned from 706-705 BCE. He was strongly influenced by his mother, Queen Athaliah the daughter of Jezebel, and encouraged idolatry amongst the populace. While Ahaziah was visiting his uncle, King Joram (son of Ahab) of Israel, Jehu revolted against Joram and killed Ahaziah together with the rest of Joram's family.
Being a monarch, ruler, or member of a royal family does not mean that that person is automatically good or wise. Thus, you will now hear about a period in Jewish history of about twenty-six hundred years ago, when there was much trouble for the Jews, bec...
A biblical history of the Jews
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