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Kings of Judah
Kings (I and II)
"This quiz provides an ordered survey of the kings of the southern kingdom. This is a follow up to my Kings of Israel quiz. The previous quiz is not necessary, but you may do better on this one if you have learned from it."
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Which books of the Bible focus primarily on the kings of Judah (as opposed to the kings of Israel)?
I and II Chronicles
All focus exclusively on Judah
I and II Kings
I and II Samuel
In the days of this king of Judah, the kingdom of Israel was permanently divided.
The second king of Judah, Abijam, warred with Israel, taking some of its towns. This king, Abijam's successor, also warred with Israel, but he sought help from a Syrian king. In his old age, we are told, his feet became diseased.
Jehosophat came next to the throne of Judah. He reigned 25 years, and even established peace with this king of Israel, going so far as to aid him in battle.
This successor to Jehosophat had an eight-year reign. When his father died, he slew all of his own brethren in order to secure the throne.
Ahaziah was the sixth king of Judah, and he was succeeded by this Queen, his mother. She thought she destroyed all of the royal seed when her son died.
This priest had Ahaziah's son, Joash, anointed king at the age of seven, and he had Ahaziah's mother slain.
Joash's successor Amaziah had a mixed reign. He smote this nation, but then set up their gods as idols, thus inciting God's punishment.
After Amaziah, Azariah ruled Judah for 52 years. What other name was Azariah known by?
Jotham succeeded his father Azariah as king of Judah, ruling for 16 years. Who was Jotham's successor, who sacrificed his own children?
What good king came to the throne after Jotham's successor? He initiated a spiritual revival, took down the high places, and invited both Judah and Israel to Passover.
Manasseh was the next king of Judah. He had a wicked reign, rebuilding the altars to Baal and sacrificing his children. As punishment, God allowed Manasseh to be bound and carried away into this nation.
Amon followed Manasseh as king of Judah, but his servants slew him in his own house, making his son king. Who was his son?
Pharaoh put this king in bands so that he would not rule Jerusalem.
Pharoah then set up Jehoiakim as king of Judah, and he reigned 11 years. What other name was Jehoiakim known by?
Jehoiakim was succeeded by Jehoiachin who ruled for a mere three months. In his days, this king seized Jerusalem, and Jehoiachin surrendered.
This last king of Judah came to the throne after Jehoiachin. However, he did not submit to the king of Babylon. But when he rebelled, Jerusalem was again besieged and his sons were slain before his eyes.
Though not a king of Judah, after the Babylonian exile, he said, "The Lord of heaven hath given me all the kingdoms of the earth; and he hath charged me to build him an house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah."
Which of the following kings of Judah had the shortest reign?
Which of the following was _not_ a king of Judah?
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