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Ahaz

[ey-haz] /ˈeɪ hæz/
noun
1.
a king of Judah, 735?–715? b.c. II Kings 16; II Chron. 28:9.
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  • The remark may refer to some earlier period in the reign of Ahaz, before the capture of Damascus.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
  • They advanced against Ahaz, and overran his helpless country.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
  • To convince him of the truth of this he requested Ahaz to demand a sign.

    The Christ John Eleazer Remsburg
  • Yet let not Ahaz exult too much in the immediate deliverance!

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
  • So perhaps, for the same reason, JehoAhaz was shortened into Ahaz.

  • No doubt these proceedings helped to heighten the unpopularity of Ahaz.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
  • Behold, I will bring again the shadow of the degrees, which is gone down in the sun-dial of Ahaz ten degrees backward.

    The Story of Eclipses George Chambers
  • Ahaz may have had this lesson impressed on his mind by his visit to Tiglath-Pileser.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
  • This probably necessitated the construction of a new staircase, which would naturally be called the staircase of Ahaz.

    The Astronomy of the Bible E. Walter Maunder
  • If Ahaz had any conscience left, we can imagine the effect of this upon him.

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