(800—783 bc)

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King of Judah, 800–783bce.

He slaughtered 10,000 Edomites (2 Kgs. 14: 7) and his heart was so much lifted up by this feat that he rashly challenged Jehoash, king in Samaria of the larger country Israel, and was humiliated. Later, he was murdered in Lachish.

Subjects: Biblical Studies.

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