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Worked for Solomon as Administrator
Jeroboam
Founded the most notorious dynasty, gives Israel International prestige
Omri
Met by Ahijah and told of coming rule over 10 tribes
Jeroboam
He wanted taxes lowered, but started golden calf worship
Jeroboam
Moved Holidays back one month, priests went to Judah and started Revival there
Jeroboam
Made treaty with Ethbaal of Phoenicia, Sealed treaty with marriage of Ahab and Jezebel
Omri
Moved capital to Samaria, mentioned on the moabite stone, sinfulness exceeded all before him
Omri
His daughter was Athaliah, he was the main king of the Omri dynasty
Ahab
Most sinful of all kings who ruled, influenced strongly by Jezebeal
Ahab
Popularized the worship of Baal
Ahab
Sought Jehoshephats help in retaking Ramoth-Gilead, Micaiah warned him not to go or else die, disguised but killed by random arrow
Ahab
Killed by Jehu, king of Israel
Joram
An army captain under Ahab, furious chariot driver
Jehu
Marched on Samaria, put kings of both kingdoms to death, established longest dynasty in Israel
Jehu
Ordered Jezebel to be thrown out a window, Killed the 70 sons of Ahab, Eliminated Baalism as a political move
Jehu
Pictured on the Black Obelisk Stele, Elisha the main prophet of the time
Jehu
Most outstanding king of Jehu Dynasty, given 6 verse in Bible, Jonah said he would expand the kingdom
Jeroboam II
Country enjoyed peaceful prosperity, Amos and Hosea were main prophets, much moral and religious decline
Jeroboam II
Assyria became a threatening power, Tiglash-pileser receives tribute
Menahem
Anti-Assyrian Policy-allied to Syria, Sought to overthrow Ahaz of Judah
Pekah
Assyrians came to Judah's aid, Damascus fell, he lost face, he is killed in conspiracy by Hoshea
Pekah
Son of Solomon, tried to be king of all 12 tribes at Shechem
Rehoboam
Raised taxes against the peoples request, barely escaped Jerusalem, was first king of 2 southern tribes
Rehoboam
Conscripted army- warned by Shemaiah not to fight, kingdom declines rapidly under him
Rehoboam
Very young when his father died, Maacah his mother coninued as queen for 14 years, adopted reforms even destroyed his mothers idols
Asa
Rebuked by Hanani for alliance with Syria, Got a fatal foot disease, he did not recover
Asa
A pious administrator, He inspired extensive reforms, divided country into 12 districts-gave government greater efficiency
Jehoshaphat
Joined Ahab at Ramoth Gilead- was nearly killed in the ensuing Battle
Jehoshaphat
His son Jehoram marries Athaliah, Ahab's daughter, he was attacked from Moab, proclaimed a fast-prayed and the enemy defeated themselve
Jehoshaphat
Influenced strongly by Athaliah, murdered his six brothers after becoming king
Jehoram
Ruled alone for 2 years, died from a fatal bowel disease
Jehoram
Only living son of Athaliah and Jehoram, He had te shortest reign of the period
Ahaziah
Killed by Jehu when visiting his uncle Joram king of Israel
Ahaziah
Longest reign in history of Judah, initiated the darkest era of idolatry
Manasseh
Much like his father Ahaz, Star and planetary worship initiated, likely responsible for Isaiah's death
Manasseh
Eventually captured by the Assyrians, repented in Captivity
Manasseh
Son of Manasseh, returned to idolatry, slaves of the palace revolted-he is killed
Amon
became king at age 8 when his father died, assyria declining in power, he began a revival
Josiah
When repairing the temple, a book of the law was found and stimulated more revival, Jeremiah called during his reign
Josiah
Elevated to throne when Josiah died, pharoah Necho returned in 3 months, took him captive to Egypt
Jehoahaz
Another son of Josiah, enthroned by Necho, Jeremiahs scroll read before him and he cuts it apart and burns it
Jehoiakim
In 605 Babylon sent troops to Jerusalem, Daniel is taken captive, becomes loyal to Nebudcadnezzar, he later rebels against him
Jehoiakim
Jehoiakim's son-only 18 when made king, Nebuchadnezzar takes him to Babylon
Jehoiachin
Third son of Josiah-last king of Judah, wanted to listen to Jeremiah but too weak to resist the princes
Zedekiah
After the Babylonians lay siege to Jerusalem, he ordered all slaves feed-later they were re-enslaved
Zedekiah
When Babylonians entered the city, he flees, he is caught and taken to Nebuchadnezzar, his zons are put to death and he is blinded
Zedekiah
Appointed as Governor, Soon is murdered, people flee to Egypt
Gadaliah
Was the daugher of Ahab and Jezebel
Athaliah
Seized the throne after son was killed, killed all her descendants-her grandson Joash was saved-hidden for 7 years, promoted baalis in Judah
Athaliah
Jehoida crowned him king at age 7, youngest king ever to rule on the throne of Jerusalem, the high priest led him in a resurgence of worship for the Lord
Joash
Challenged Jehoash to battle-lost and was captured
Amaziah
Outstanding prosperous reign of 52 years, prosperity was directly related to his trust in God
Uzziah
Known for fortifications and expanded military preparedness, arrogantly sought to burn incense on the altar-rebuked by priests, acquired leprosy as punishment
Uzziah
Reigned when Tiglath Pilesar came to power in Assyriah in 745 BC, His tomstone of a secondary burial place has been found
Uzziah
Co-reigned with his father after Uzziah got leprosy, "Seal of ____" found in Elath
Jotham
Enthroned as a pro-Assyrian king, warned by Isaiah not to seek Assyrian help in his war against Israel and Syria
Ahaz
Given the virgin birth prophecy as a sign to trust God instead of Assytria but said no, went to Assyria to meet Pul
Ahaz
Outstanding reign, began extensive revival, reopened the temple, invited all to celebrate Passover in Jerusalem
Hezekiah
Sought to be independent of Assyriah, was ill- "you would die" - he prayed is given 15 more years to live
Hezekiah
Dug water tunnel in Jerusalem to bring fresh water tunnel into Jerusalem
Hezekiah
When Assyrians attacked 185,000 troops died, mentioned on the taylor prism
Hezekiah