2 Kings 8:26

26 Ahaziah was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem one year. His mother’s name was Athaliah, a granddaughter of Omri king of Israel.

2 Kings 8:26 in Other Translations

KJV
26 Two and twenty years old was Ahaziah when he began to reign; and he reigned one year in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Athaliah, the daughter of Omri king of Israel.
ESV
26 Ahaziah was twenty-two years old when he began to reign, and he reigned one year in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Athaliah; she was a granddaughter of Omri king of Israel.
NLT
26 Ahaziah was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem one year. His mother was Athaliah, a granddaughter of King Omri of Israel.
MSG
26 Ahaziah was twenty-two years old when he became king; he ruled only a year in Jerusalem. His mother was Athaliah, granddaughter of Omri king of Israel.
CSB
26 Ahaziah was 22 years old when he became king; he reigned one year in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Athaliah, granddaughter of Israel's King Omri.

2 Kings 8:26 Meaning and Commentary

2 Kings 8:26

Two and twenty years old was Ahaziah when he began to reign,
&c.] In ( 2 Chronicles 22:2 ) he is said to be forty two years of age; for the solution of that difficulty (See Gill on 2 Chronicles 22:2):

and he reigned one year in Jerusalem;
which was the whole of his reign:

and his mother's name was Athaliah the daughter of Omri king of Israel;
that is, his granddaughter; for she was the daughter of Ahab the son of Omri, ( 2 Kings 8:18 ) , it was usual for grandchildren to be called children, sons and daughters, and perhaps she might be educated in the family of Omri.

2 Kings 8:26 In-Context

24 Jehoram rested with his ancestors and was buried with them in the City of David. And Ahaziah his son succeeded him as king.
25 In the twelfth year of Joram son of Ahab king of Israel, Ahaziah son of Jehoram king of Judah began to reign.
26 Ahaziah was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem one year. His mother’s name was Athaliah, a granddaughter of Omri king of Israel.
27 He followed the ways of the house of Ahab and did evil in the eyes of the LORD, as the house of Ahab had done, for he was related by marriage to Ahab’s family.
28 Ahaziah went with Joram son of Ahab to war against Hazael king of Aram at Ramoth Gilead. The Arameans wounded Joram;

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