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's daughter and Ahaziah's sister, secretly took Ahaziah's son Jehoash from the rest of the royal children who were about to be murdered and hid 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
        • a 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).
        • b 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.
        • c 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.