Ahaziah
    Footnotes

    Ahaziah

    The Lord upholds. (1) King of Israel; the chief events of his reign were his joint maritime expedition with Jehoshaphat (2 Chr. 20:35–37) and the revolt of Moab (see Moabite Stone) (2 Kgs. 1:2; 3:4–5; see also 1 Kgs. 22:40, 49–53; 2 Kgs. 1).

    (2) King of Judah; joined Jehoram, king of Israel, in his attempt to recover Ramoth-gilead; was wounded in Samaria; and died at Megiddo (2 Kgs. 8:25–29; 9:16–29; 10:13; 12:18; 1 Chr. 3:11; 2 Chr. 22:1–11); called Azariah (2 Chr. 22:6) and Jehoahaz (2 Chr. 21:17).