the strength of the Lord

(the strength of the Lord). + Son of Joash, and eighth king of Judah, reigned B.C. 837-809. He succeeded to the throne at the age of 25, on the murder of his father, and punished the murderers. In order to restore his kingdom to the greatness of Jehoshaphat’s days, he made war on the Edomites, […]

-1. A Levite 1Ch 6:45 -2. King of Judah. History of 2Ki 14; 2Ch 25 -3. An idolatrous priest at Bethel Am 7:10-17 -4. Father of Joshah 1Ch 4:34

Strengthened by Jehovah. (1.) A Levite, son of Hilkiah, of the descendants of Ethan the Merarite (1 Chr. 6:45). (2.) The son and successor of Joash, and eighth king of the separate kingdom of Judah (2 Kings 14:1-4). He began his reign by punishing the murderers of his father (5-7; 2 Chr. 25:3-5). He was […]