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Rulers of Judah
SaulDavidSolomonRehoboamAbijahAsaJehoshaphatJehoramAhaziahAthaliahJoash / JehoashAmaziahUzziah/AzariahJothamAhazHezekiahManassehAmonJosiahJehoahazJehoiakimJehoiachin/JeconiahZedekiah

---excerpt from the Illustrated Bible Dictionary

Azariah - Whom Jehovah helps.
(1.) Son of Ethan, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chronicles 2:8).
(2.)Son of Ahimaaz, who succeeded his grandfather Zadok as high priest (1 Chronicles 6:9; 1 Kings 4:2) in the days of Solomon. He officiated at the consecration of the temple (1 Chronicles 6:10).
(3.)The son of Johanan, high priest in the reign of Abijah and Asa (2 Chronicles 6:10, 2 Chronicles 6:11).
(4.)high priest in the reign of Uzziah, king of Judah (2 Kings 14:21; 2 Chronicles 26:17). He was contemporary with the prophets Isaiah, Amos, and Joel.
(5.)high priest in the days of Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 31:10). Of the house of Zadok.
(6.)Several other priests and Levites of this name are mentioned (1 Chronicles 6:36; Ezra 7:1; 1 Chronicles 9:11; Nehemiah 3:23, etc.).
(7.)The original name of Abed-nego (Daniel 1:6, Daniel 1:7, Daniel 1:11, Daniel 1:16). He was of the royal family of Judah, and with his other two companions remarkable for his personal beauty and his intelligence as well as piety.
(8.)The son of Oded, a remarkable prophet in the days of Asa (2 Chronicles 15:1). He stirred up the king and the people to a great national reformation.


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