The Kings of Israel & Judah

Why Study the Kings?
Host: Alan's Gleanings
Chart of the Kings
Alphabetical List of the Kings
Questions for Discussion
A Comment about Names
The Heritage of Jesus
God's Message of Salvation


Kings of the United Kingdom (c 1025-925 BC)
King Relationship to
Previous King
God's
Judgment
Saul none did evil
Ishbosheth* son (unknown)
David none did right
Solomon
(AKA Jedidiah)
son did right in youth,
evil in old age
* The kingdom was divided during Ishbosheth's reign;
David was king over the tribe of Judah.

Kings of Judah (c 925-586 BC) Kings of Israel (c 925-721 BC)
King Relationship to
Previous King
God's
Judgment
King Relationship to
Previous King
God's
Judgment
Rehoboam son did evil Jeroboam servant did evil
Abijam
(AKA Abijah)
son did evil
Asa son did right
Nadab son did evil
Baasha none did evil
Elah son did evil
Zimri captain did evil
Omri captain did evil
Ahab son did evil
Jehoshaphat son did right
Ahaziah son did evil
Jehoram
(AKA Joram)
son of Ahab did evil
Jehoram
(AKA Joram)
son did evil
Ahaziah
(AKA Azariah
or Jehoahaz)
son did evil
Athaliah mother did evil Jehu captain mixed
Joash
(AKA Jehoash)
son of Ahaziah did right in youth,
evil in old age
Jehoahaz son did evil
Joash
(AKA Jehoash)
son did evil
Amaziah son did right in youth,
evil in old age
Jeroboam II son did evil
Uzziah
(AKA Azariah)
son did right
Zachariah son did evil
Shallum none did evil
(surmised)
Menahem none did evil
Pekahiah son did evil
Pekah captain did evil
Jotham son did right
Ahaz son did evil
Hoshea none did evil
Hezekiah son did right
Assyrian captivity
Manasseh son did evil
Amon son did evil
Josiah son did right
Jehoahaz
(AKA Shallum)
son did evil
Jehoiakim
(AKA Eliakim)
son of Josiah did evil
Jehoiachin
(AKA Coniah
or Jeconiah)
son did evil
Zedekiah
(AKA Mattaniah)
son of Josiah did evil
Babylonian captivity

  Color Code Legend:   King did right King did evil Other