strength of the Lord

(the might of Jehovah). + Twelfth king of Judah, son of the apostate Ahaz and Abi or Abijah, ascended the throne at the age of 25, B.C. 726. Hezekiah was one of the three most perfect kings of Judah. (2 Kings 18:5) Ecclus. 49:4. His first act was to purge and repair and reopen with […]

-1. King of Judah 2Ki 16:20; 18:1,2; 1Ch 3:13; 2Ch 29:1; Mt 1:9 .Religious zeal of 2Ch 29; 30; 31 .Purges the nation of idolatry 2Ki 18:4; 2Ch 31:1; 33:3 .Restores the true forms of worship 2Ch 31:2-21 .His piety 2Ki 18:3,5,6; 2Ch 29:2; 31:20,21; 32:32; Jer 26:19 .Military operations of 2Ki 18:19; 1Ch 4:39-43; […]

Whom Jehovah has strengthened. (1.) Son of Ahaz (2 Kings 18:1; 2 Chr. 29:1), whom he succeeded on the throne of the kingdom of Judah. He reigned twenty-nine years (B.C. 726-697). The history of this king is contained in 2 Kings 18:20, Isa. 36-39, and 2 Chr. 29-32. He is spoken of as a great […]