a daughter of Ahab and Jezebel and usurper of the throne of Judah, reigned 842–837 b.c. II Kings 11:1–3.

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Examples from the Web for athaliah

Historical Examples of athaliah

  • The music was adapted from Athaliah, which, so far, had only been heard at Oxford.


    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.