Amaziah (Am´uh-zi´uh; Heb., “Yah[weh] is mighty”)

1 The king of Judah ca. 800–783 BCE (2Kgs 14:1-20). The son of Joash, Amaziah consolidated his power by annihilating his father’s assassins; he waged war successfully against the Edomites, but was defeated by Jehoash, king of Israel (2Kgs 14:8-14). 2 A Simeonite (1Chr 4:34). 3 A Levite of the family of Merari (1Chr 6:45). 4 A priest of Bethel (Amos 7:10; Amos 7:12; Amos 7:14).

2Kgs 14:1-20

Amaziah Reigns over Judah
1In the second year of King Joash son of Joahaz of Israel, King Amaziah son of Joash of Judah, began to reign.2He was twenty-five year ... View more

2Kgs 14:8-14

8Then Amaziah sent messengers to King Jehoash son of Jehoahaz, son of Jehu, of Israel, saying, “Come, let us look one another in the face.”9King Jehoash of Isra ... View more

1Chr 4:34

34Meshobab, Jamlech, Joshah son of Amaziah,

1Chr 6:45

45son of Hashabiah, son of Amaziah, son of Hilkiah,

Amos 7:10

Amaziah Complains to the King
10Then Amaziah, the priest of Bethel, sent to King Jeroboam of Israel, saying, “Amos has conspired against you in the very center ... View more

Amos 7:12

12And Amaziah said to Amos, “O seer, go, flee away to the land of Judah, earn your bread there, and prophesy there;

Amos 7:14

14Then Amos answered Amaziah, “I am no prophet, nor a prophet's son; but I am a herdsman, and a dresser of sycamore trees,

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