|Chart of the Kings||King Ahaziah of Israel - Biography||God's Judgment Regarding King Ahaziah of Israel|
The Bible's brief account of Israel's King Ahaziah acquaints us with his hostility toward the LORD's prophet, and his affinity for the Baal cult. It also gives us just a glimpse of his greedy ambition. The LORD was not pleased with Ahaziah's brief performance as king.
1 Kings 22:51-52 Ahaziah the son of Ahab began to reign over Israel in Samaria the seventeenth year of Jehoshaphat king of Judah, and reigned two years over Israel. And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, and walked in the way of his father, and in the way of his mother, and in the way of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin: