- (fl. 8th cent BCE)King of Judah (743-727 BCE).When he introduced Assyrian cults into the Temple worship, he was criticized for doing evil in the eyes of the Lord (II Kings 16:3-4).
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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AHAZ — (Heb. אָחָז, a diminutive of יְהוּאָחָז, as shown by the reference to him as Ya u ha zi in cuneiform (the inscription of Tiglath Pileser III), meaning YHWH holds fast ), king of Judah (743–727 B.C.E.), son of jotham and father of hezekiah . Ahaz… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
AHAZ — Latin. apprehendens, sive possidens, aut videns, fil. Micha. 1 Paral. c. 8. v. 35. Item alius Nehem. c. 11. v. 13. Sed lege Ahazi … Hofmann J. Lexicon universale
Ahaz — King of Judah, 735–715 BCE. The Assyrians were dominant, and Syria and Ephraim resolved to arrest their eastward expansion and tried to force Judah to join their coalition but Ahaz refused; Rezin of Syria and Pekah of Israel determined to replace … Dictionary of the Bible
Ahaz — /ay haz/, n. a king of Judah, 735? 715? B.C. II Kings 16; II Chron. 28:9. * * * ▪ king of Judah also spelled Achaz , Assyrian Jehoahaz flourished 8th century BC king of Judah (c. 735–720 BC) who became an Assyrian vassal (2 Kings 16;… … Universalium
Ahaz — noun A king of Judah. Twenty years old was Ahaz when he began to reign, and reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem, and did not that which was right in the sight of LORD his God, like David his father. See Also: Achaz … Wiktionary
Ahaz — Possessor. 1) A grandson of Jonathan (1 Chr. 8:35; 9:42). 2) The son and successor of Jotham, king of Judah (2 Kings 16; Isa. 7 9; 2 Chr. 28). He gave himself up to a life of wickedness and idolatry. Notwithstanding the remonstrances and … Easton's Bible Dictionary
AHAZ — a king of Judah who first brought Judea under tribute to Assyria … The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
ahaz — s. aha ; … Germanisches Wörterbuch
Ahaz — /ay haz/, n. a king of Judah, 735? 715? B.C. II Kings 16; II Chron. 28:9 … Useful english dictionary