Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. Son and successor of Jeroboam 2, king of Israel. He reigned only six months in B.C. 773. Apparently there was an interregnum of eleven years before he reigned. He did that which was evil before the Lord. He was the fourth in the dynasty of Jehu, and this, according to the word of the Lord, was to be the extent of that house. It was then cut off by Shallum, who smote Zachariah, and reigned in his stead. 2 Kings 14:29; 2 Kings 15:8-12 .
2. Father of Abi, or Abijah, wife of Ahaz, king of Judah. 2 Kings 18:2 . He is called ZECHARIAHin 2 Chronicles 29:1 .
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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Zachariah'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/z/zachariah.html. 1897.