7245 Judah, kingdom of

7245 Judah, kingdom of

The southernmost of the two kingdoms into which Israel split after the death of Solomon. It was ruled by a series of Davidic kings until the sixth century B.C., when it became a province of the Babylonian empire.

Origin of the kingdom of Judah

1Ki 12:1-24 pp 2Ch 10:1-11:4

Loss of the wealth amassed in Judah

1Ki 14:25-26 pp 2Ch 12:9 See also 1Ki 15:18-19 pp 2Ch 16:2-3; 2Ki 12:17-18; 2Ki 14:14 pp 2Ch 25:24; 2Ki 16:8 pp 2Ch 28:21; 2Ki 18:14-16; 2Ch 24:23

Apostasy in Judah

1Ki 14:22-24 See also 2Ki 8:16-19 pp 2Ch 21:5-7; 2Ki 16:10-16; 2Ki 21:2-16 pp 2Ch 33:2-10; 2Ch 28:22-23

Religious revival in Judah

2Ki 18:2-7 pp 2Ch 29:1-2 pp 2Ch 31:1 pp 2Ch 31:20-21 See also 2Ki 12:1-16 pp 2Ch 24:1-14; 2Ki 23:1-25; 2Ch 34:1-13,29-33; 2Ch 29:1-31:1; 2Ch 35:1-19

The reign of Athaliah in Judah

2Ki 11:1-16 pp 2Ch 22:10-23:21

Coalitions between Judah and Israel

2Ki 8:28-29 pp 2Ch 22:5-6 See also 1Ki 22:1-5 pp 2Ch 18:1-3; 2Ki 3:4-7

War in Judah

With Israel 1Ki 15:6 See also 1Ki 14:30 pp 2Ch 12:15; 1Ki 15:16-17 pp 2Ch 16:1; 2Ki 14:8-14 pp 2Ch 25:17-24; 2Ki 16:5

With other nations 2Ki 14:7 See also 2Ki 8:20-22 pp 2Ch 21:8-10; 2Ki 18:8,13-19:36 pp 2Ch 32:9-19 pp Isa 36:1-22; 2Ch 21:16-17; 2Ch 25:11-12; 2Ch 28:17-18

Judah’s loss of independence and change of status from kingdom to province

2Ki 25:1-12 pp 2Ch 36:17-20 pp Jer 39:1-10 See also 2Ki 25:22-24 pp Jer 40:7-9

See also

5366king
5605warfare
7217exile in Babylon
7233Israel, northern kingdom
7240Jerusalem, history
7505Jews, the
8466reformation
8704apostasy

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