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King Joash of Israel

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King Joash of Israel: Son of King Jehoahaz. Reigned from 663-646 BCE. He triumphed over the Aramites and regained the territories they had taken during his father’s reign. When King Amaziah of Judah challenged him to war, Jehoash defeated the Judeans, plundering the Holy Temple and capturing many hostages. Jehoash was succeeded by his son Jeroboam II.
Jehu's Reign, Jehoahaz, Joash, Elisha's Death
For an informed reading of Kings II 11:17–12:17
In which we read how Jehoiada made what is probably the earliest recorded form of a tzedakah box.
Amaziah's Reign, Amaziah Defeats Edom, Amaziah's Sin
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