Jecholiah [N]

(strong through Jehovah ) wife of Amaziah king of Judah, and mother of Azariah or Uzziah his successor. ( 2 Kings 15:2 ) (B.C. 824-807.)

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jecholiah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.


jek-o-li'-a (yekholyahu; 2 Kings 15:2 the King James Version = yekholyah, Qere in 2 Chronicles 26:3, "Yah is able" or "Yah has been able"):

The mother of King Uzziah (Azariah) of Judah. The Revised Version (British and American) has "Jecoliah" in 2Ki and so the King James Version in 2 Ch.

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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'JECHOLIAH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.