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Joash (Jehoash or Joas (in Douay-Rheims) (Hebrew: יְהֹואָשׁ, Yəhôʾāš ; "Jehovah-given"; Greek: Ιωας; Latin: Joas; fl. c. 800 BC), sometimes written Joash or Joás (Hebrew: יֹואָשׁ, Yôʾāš)), was the eighth king of the southern Kingdom of Judah, and the sole surviving son of Ahaziah. His mother was Zibiah of Beersheba (2 Kings 12:1).was the only descendant of the house of David living at the time of Ahaziah's death that escaped slaughter at the hand of his grandmother, Athaliah. He was King of Judah from 836 – 797 BC.

Biblical references:
2 Kings 12:1 - lineage - Zibiah of Beersheba was his mother
2 Chronicles 21:4,17 - only surviving male of Jehoram, his grandfather
2 Kings 11:13-20 - Jehoiada commanded Athaliah to be led forth out of the Temple to be put to death
2 Kings 12:21-22 - his burial in the City of David, Bethlehem
2 Kings 12:18-19 - Joash bribed the Syrian king, Hazael, with sacred treasures
2 Chronicles 24:23-25 - the Syrian army left him severely wounded
2 Kings 12:1,21; 2 Chronicles 24:1,25 - Joash is killed in revenge for the killing of Zechariah, the son of Jehoiada, the High Priest
2 Chronicles 24:25 - he was not buried in the sepulchres of the kings

King Jehoash - King of Judah
Reign: c. 837 – 800 BC
Coronation: at Solomon's Temple
Born: c. 844 BC
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Kingdom of Judah
Died: c. 800 BC
Place of death: Beth-milo, Kingdom of Israel
Predecessor: Athaliah
Successor: Amaziah
Consort: Jehoaddan of Jerusalem
Royal House: House of David
Father: Ahaziah
Mother: Zibiah

Rulers of Judah
SaulDavidSolomonRehoboamAbijahAsaJehoshaphatJehoramAhaziahAthaliahJoash / JehoashAmaziahUzziah/AzariahJothamAhazHezekiahManassehAmonJosiahJehoahazJehoiakimJehoiachin/JeconiahZedekiah

He is one of the 4 kings omitted in the genealogy of Jesus in Matthew 1:8. The other 3 are Ahaziah, Amaziah, and Jehoiakim.

---excerpt from the Illustrated Bible Dictionary

Joash - Whom Jehovah bestowed.
(1.) A contracted form of Jehoash, the father of Gideon (Judges 6:11, Judges 6:29; Judges 8:13, Judges 8:29, Judges 8:32).
(2.) One of the Benjamite archers who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chronicles 12:3).
(3.) One of King Ahab's sons (1 Kings 22:26).
(4.) King of Judah (2 Kings 11:2; 2 Kings 12:19, 2 Kings 12:20). (See JEHOASH [1].)
(5.) King of Israel (2 Kings 13:9, 2 Kings 13:12, 2 Kings 13:13, 2 Kings 13:25). (See JEHOASH [2].)
(6.) 1 Chronicles 7:8.
(7.) One who had charge of the royal stores of oil under David and Solomon (1 Chronicles 27:28).

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