seizure; vision of the Lord

(sustained by the Lord). + Son of Ahab and Jezebel eighth king of Israel, reigned B.C. 896-895. After the battle of Ramoth in Gilead, in which Ahab perished [[90]Ahab], the vassal king of Moab refused his yearly tribute; comp. (Isaiah 16:1) Before Ahaziah could take measures for enforcing his claim, he was seriously injured by […]

-1. King of Judah. Called AZARIAH and JEHOAHAZ 2Ch 21:17; 25:23 .History of 2Ki 8:25-29; 9:16-29 .Gifts of, to the temple 2Ki 12:18 .Brethren of, slain 2Ki 10:13,14 .Succeeded by Athaliah 2Ch 22:10-12 -2. King of Israel .History of 1Ki 22:40,49,51-53; 2Ch 20:35-37; 2Ki 1 .Succeeded by Jehoram 2Ki 3:1

Held by Jehovah. (1.) The son and successor of Ahab. He followed the counsels of his mother Jezebel, and imitated in wickedness the ways of his father. In his reign the Moabites revolted from under his authority (2 Kings 3:5-7). He united with Jehoshaphat in an attempt to revive maritime trade by the Red Sea, […]