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Zachariah

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("remembered by Jehovah".)

1. Son of Jeroboam II, fourteenth king of Israel. Last of Jehu's line, according to the prophecy (2 Kings 10:30). Did evil in the sight of Jehovah as his fathers, worshipping Jeroboam's calves. Reigned only six months. Slain by the conspirator Shallum (2 Kings 14:29; 2 Kings 15:8-10), 772 B.C. (On the chronology of the kings, (See ISRAEL).

2. Father of Abi or Abijah, Hezekiah's mother (2 Kings 18:2); Zechariah in 2 Chronicles 29:1.

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Zachariah'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/z/zachariah.html. 1949.

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