Athaliah

Athaliah

 
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  • Ahaziah was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem one year. His mother was Athaliah, a granddaughter of King Omri of Israel. - 2 Kings 8:26


  • When Athaliah, the mother of King Ahaziah of Judah, learned that her son was dead, she set out to destroy the rest of the royal family. - 2 Kings 11:1


  • But Ahaziah's sister Jehosheba, the daughter of King Jehoram,* took Ahaziah's infant son, Joash, and stole him away from among the rest of the king's children, who were about to be killed. Jehosheba put Joash and his nurse in a bedroom to hide him from Athaliah, so the child was not murdered.1 - 2 Kings 11:2


  • Joash and his nurse remained hidden in the Temple of the LORD for six years while Athaliah ruled over the land. - 2 Kings 11:3


  • In the seventh year of Athaliah's reign, Jehoiada the priest summoned the commanders, the Carite mercenaries, and the guards to come to the Temple of the LORD. He made a pact with them and made them swear an oath of loyalty there in the LORD's Temple; then he showed them the king's son. - 2 Kings 11:4


  • When Athaliah heard all the noise made by the guards and the people, she hurried to the LORD's Temple to see what was happening. - 2 Kings 11:13


  • And she saw the newly crowned king standing in his place of authority by the pillar, as was the custom at times of coronation. The officers and trumpeters were surrounding him, and people from all over the land were rejoicing and blowing trumpets. When Athaliah saw all this, she tore her clothes in despair and shouted, "Treason! Treason!" - 2 Kings 11:14


  • So all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was peaceful because Athaliah had been killed at the king's palace. - 2 Kings 11:20


  • Shamsherai, Shehariah, Athaliah, - 1 Chronicles 8:26


  • Ahaziah was twenty-two* years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem one year. His mother was Athaliah, a granddaughter of King Omri of Israel.1 - 2 Chronicles 22:2


  • When Athaliah, the mother of King Ahaziah of Judah, learned that her son was dead, she set out to destroy the rest of Judah's royal family. - 2 Chronicles 22:10


  • But Ahaziah's sister Jehosheba,* the daughter of King Jehoram, took Ahaziah's infant son, Joash, and stole him away from among the rest of the king's children, who were about to be killed. She put Joash and his nurse in a bedroom. In this way, Jehosheba, the wife of Jehoiada the priest, hid the child so that Athaliah could not murder him.5 - 2 Chronicles 22:11


  • Joash remained hidden in the Temple of God for six years while Athaliah ruled over the land. - 2 Chronicles 22:12


  • In the seventh year of Athaliah's reign, Jehoiada the priest decided to act. He got up his courage and made a pact with five army commanders: Azariah son of Jeroham, Ishmael son of Jehohanan, Azariah son of Obed, Maaseiah son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat son of Zicri. - 2 Chronicles 23:1


  • When Athaliah heard the noise of the people running and the shouts of praise to the king, she hurried to the LORD's Temple to see what was happening. - 2 Chronicles 23:12
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    New Living Translation Bible used with permission Tyndale House Publishers.

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