one that takes or possesses

(possessor), eleventh king of Judah, son of Jotham, reigned 741-726, about sixteen years. At the time of his accession, Rezin king of Damascus and Pekah king of Israel had recently formed a league against Judah, and they proceeded to lay siege to Jerusalem. Upon this Isaiah hastened to give advice and encouragement to Ahaz, and […]

-1. King of Judah, son and successor of Jotham 2Ki 15:38; 16:1; 2Ch 27:9; 28:1 .Idolatrous abominations of 2Ki 16:3,4; 2Ch 28:2-4,22-25 .Kingdom of, invaded by the kings of Syria and Samaria 2Ki 16:5,6; 2Ch 28:5-8 .Robs the temple to purchase aid from the king of Asia 2Ki 16:7-9,17,18; 2Ch 28:21 .Visits Damascus, obtains a […]

Possessor. (1.) A grandson of Jonathan (1 Chr. 8:35; 9:42). (2.) The son and successor of Jotham, king of Judah (2 Kings 16; Isa. 7-9; 2 Chr. 28). He gave himself up to a life of wickedness and idolatry. Notwithstanding the remonstrances and warnings of Isaiah, Hosea, and Micah, he appealed for help against Rezin, […]