|Chart of the Kings||King Amaziah - Biography||God's Judgment Regarding King Amaziah|
Like a number of other kings, Amaziah started out faithful, but later abandoned the LORD. In a moment of victory and elation, he fell into the temptation of idols, and his pride prevented him from ever repenting. As a result of his sin, his kingdom suffered serious encroachments, and Amaziah himself was murdered.
2 Chronicles 25:1-2 Amaziah was twenty and five years old when he began to reign, and he reigned twenty and nine years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Jehoaddan of Jerusalem. And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, but not with a perfect heart.
2 Chronicles 25:27 Now after the time that Amaziah did turn away from following the LORD ...