2 Kings 11:1-3 CEB

Queen Athaliah rules Judah

1 When Athaliah, Ahaziah's mother, learned of her son's death, she immediately destroyed the entire royal family.

References for 2 Kings 11:1

      2 But Jehosheba, King Jehoram'sa daughter and Ahaziah's sister, secretly took Ahaziah's son Jehoashb from the rest of the royal children who were about to be murdered and hidc him in a bedroom along with his nurse. In this way Jehoash was hidden from Athaliah and wasn't murdered.

      References for 2 Kings 11:2

        •  11:2 - Heb <i>Joram</i>; the king’s name is usually spelled in its long form <i>Jehoram </i>(cf 2 Chron 22:11).
        • € 11:2 - Heb <i>Joash</i>; the king’s name is variously spelled in either long <i>Jehoash </i>or short <i>Joash </i>forms. The latter is the form used in 2 Chron.
        •  11:2 - See 2 Chron 22:11; Heb lacks <i>hid.</i>
          3 He remained hidden with his nurse in the LORD's temple for six years while Athaliah ruled the country.