When she saw that her son Ahaziah was dead, "she arose and destroyed all the seed royal."
Two and twenty years old was Ahaziah when he began to reign.
Now when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she arose and destroyed all the sons of the king.
So Ahab slept with his fathers; and Ahaziah his son reigned in his stead.
Ahaziah's brief reign was marked by one immense humiliation.
And so with Elijah, to whom Ahaziah sent a captain of fifty to arrest him.
Ahaziah was to some extent associated with him in the enterprise.
Ahaziah despatched a captain with a band of fifty to arrest him.
Ahaziah survived his father two years, and was succeeded by his brother Joram.
The wicked men of Ahaziah wanted to go aboard that vessel as sailors.