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athaliah


athaliah


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Athaliah 
  whom  God  afflicts.  (1.)  The  daughter  of  Ahab  and  Jezebel,  and 
  the  wife  of  Jehoram,  king  of  Judah  (2  Kings  8:18),  who  "walked 
  in  the  ways  of  the  house  of  Ahab"  (2  Chr.  21:6),  called 
  daughter"  of  Omri  (2  Kings  8:26).  On  the  death  of  her  husband 
  and  of  her  son  Ahaziah,  she  resolved  to  seat  herself  on  the 
  vacant  throne.  She  slew  all  Ahaziah's  children  except  Joash,  the 
  youngest  (2  Kings  11:1,2).  After  a  reign  of  six  years  she  was 
  put  to  death  in  an  insurrection  (2  Kings  11:20;  2  Chr.  21:6; 
  22:10-12;  23:15),  stirred  up  among  the  people  in  connection  with 
  Josiah's  being  crowned  as  king. 
 
  (2.)  Ezra  8:7.  (3.)  1  Chr.  8:26. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Athaliah,  the  time  of  the  Lord