A modern literary and sociological analysis of Athaliah is in Dutcher-Walls 1996, and the paternity issue of Athaliah’s uncertain lineage is highlighted in Craughwell 2008.In Higgs 2007, … The Queen of Judah was a Wicked Ruler. Athaliah was a queen-at-all-cost kind of gal. General Overviews. She is on the Bible Timeline starting in 897 BC. It is not easy to find books titled “Athaliah,” which demonstrates the status of general studies on Athaliah. (copyright 2009 Logos Bible Software) Athaliah (עֲתַלְיָ֫הוּ) was born in the Northern Kingdom of Israel, probably in the royal city of Tirzah, after her grandfather, Omri, captured the throne of Israel, around 885 BCE. They were the monarchs that rejected God and introduced the worship of a god called Baal in Israel- even going so far as to kill the majority of God's prophets. 11:1–3; 2 Chr. Why should I study Bible characters like King Joash’s evil Grandma, Queen Athaliah? 2 Kings … That’s how Liz Curtis Higgs in her book, Really Bad Girls of the Bible, … However, Levin 1982 provides a general analysis of Athaliah’s reign and fall. 18:1; 21:6), and introduced Baal worship into the southern kingdom as her mother had done in the northern kingdom (2 Chr. Her father was the infamous King Ahab of Israel; hence, bat Ahab or “daughter of Ahab.” The Bible also calls her “bat Omri,” and I take the view that it means “granddaughter” or “female … After lots of shuffling of monarchs, when they died, Athaliah's son (Ahaziah) became king. "ATHALIAH" in the KJV Bible. However, the Bible says that: "He also walked in the ways of the house of Ahab, for his … While Ahab and Jezebel spread Baal worship in the northern kingdom of Israel, Athaliah was busy promoting it a few years later … A successful r Athaliah was the daughter of Queen Jezebel and King Ahab. She was the only woman to rule over Judah. Daughter of Ahab, king of Israel, and his Phoenician wife Jezebel. Athaliah became the wife of Jehoram, king of Judah (2 Kgs. 22:2–4; 24:7).In an effort to solidify her position she destroyed the royal heirs to the throne, but Joash escaped (2 Kgs. King Jehoram married Queen Athaliah and became associated with the family of Ahab. These women lived in a time of Israel's history that was violent and dreadful, a time when the leadership of the nation did not want Israel following God Jehovah, and instead wanted them following god Baal. Athaliah and Jehosheba ATHALIAH. The kingdom was a divided kingdom at this time, and in order to get a true … Athaliah, in the Old Testament, the daughter of Ahab and Jezebel and wife of Jeham, king of Judah. 22:2–12).She … She massacred all the members of the royal house of Judah (II Kings 11:1–3), except Joash. Queen Athaliah forced her way on the throne of Judah and ruled the land for six years. 8:18, 26; 2 Chr. After the death of Ahaziah, her son, Athaliah usurped the throne and reigned for seven years. If she were on a Presidential campaign ticket, I wouldn’t be caught within a hundred miles of her headquarters. 2 Kings 8:26 | View whole chapter | See verse in context Two and twenty years old was Ahaziah when he began to reign; and he reigned one year in Jerusalem. Her name means: "The Lord Is Great" Her character: Granddaughter of Omri, one of Israel's most idolatrous and evil kings, she was the daughter of Ahab and most likely of Jezebel as well. After all, this leader took political corruption to a whole new level. Today's Women of the Bible study is about Athaliah and Jehosheba, a mother and step-daughter pair. 17 Instances - Page 1 of 1 Expand or Limit Your Search Results: All KJV books Old Testament only New Testament only Apocrypha only (?) And his mother's name was Athaliah, the daughter of Omri king of Israel. I’m nothing like her.