Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And he sought Ahaziah: and they caught him, (for he was hid in Samaria,) and brought him to Jehu: and when they had slain him, they buried him: Because, said they, he is the son of Jehoshaphat, who sought the LORD with all his heart. So the house of Ahaziah had no power to keep still the kingdom.

The son of jehoshaphat

Bible References


1 Kings 14:13
And all Israel shall mourn for him and bury him, for he only of those of Jeroboam shall enter into the grave because in him there is found some good thing of the LORD God of Israel in the house of Jeroboam.
2 Kings 9:28
And his slaves carried him to Jerusalem and buried him in his sepulchre with his fathers in the city of David.

The son of jehoshaphat

2 Chronicles 17:3
And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he walked in the first ways of his father David and sought not unto the Baalim
2 Chronicles 21:20
He was thirty-two years old when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years and departed without being desired. And they buried him in the city of David, but not in the sepulchres of the kings.

The house

2 Chronicles 22:1
And the inhabitants of Jerusalem made Ahaziah, his youngest son, king in his stead; for the band of men that came with the Arabians to the camp had slain all the elder sons. So Ahaziah the son of Jehoram, king of Judah reigned.
2 Chronicles 21:4
Now Jehoram rose up against the kingdom of his father, and he strengthened himself and slew all his brethren with the sword and likewise some of the princes of Israel.