Amaziah

Amaziah (Am´uh-zi´uh; Heb., “Yah[weh] is mighty”)

1 The king of Judah ca. 800–783 BCE (2Kgs 14:1-20). The son of Joash, Amaziah consolidated his power by annihilating his father’s assassins; he waged war successfully against the Edomites, but was defeated by Jehoash, king of Israel (2Kgs 14:8-14). 2 A Simeonite (1Chr 4:34). 3 A Levite of the family of Merari (1Chr 6:45). 4 A priest of Bethel (Amos 7:10; Amos 7:12; Amos 7:14).

2Kgs 14:1-20

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2Kgs 14:8-14

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1Chr 4:34

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1Chr 6:45

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Amos 7:10

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