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Amaziah

[ am-uh-zahy-uh ]

noun

  1. (in the Bible) a son and successor of Joash as king of Judah.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Amaziah1

From Hebrew Amaṣyāh, Amaṣyāhū “God is mighty”

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Example Sentences

After the death of Jehoash , Amaziah reigned for fifteen years, but was not very successful in his undertakings.

A sort of high priest, named Amaziah, ministered there, and appears to have been very jealous of his office.

Advantage was taken of this helpless condition of the country by the Idumans, who had been beaten and disgraced by Amaziah.

Ben-hadad's humiliation set free Amaziah's hands, and enabled him to reconquer the former possessions of the house of David.

Accordingly Amaziah was so distressed, and in such fear of his life, that he made his enemy to be received into the city.

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