- a daughter of Ahab and Jezebel and usurper of the throne of Judah, reigned 842–837 b.c. II Kings 11:1–3.
Also Douay Bible, Ath·a·li·a.
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Examples from the Web for athaliah
The music was adapted from Athaliah, which, so far, had only been heard at Oxford.Handel
Edward J. Dent
In this way she hid him from Athaliah, so that he was not put to death.The Children's Bible
Henry A. Sherman
Athaliah might naturally have hoped for the regency; but this did not content her.
Athaliah disappears from history, and with her the dark race of Jezebel.
Such conduct breathes the known spirit of Jezebel and of Athaliah.