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(d. 700 BCE) A member of Ahab's family, mother of King Ahaziah. After Ahaziah's death, she killed his potential heirs and ruled for six years, using her influence to suppress the true prophets and to support Baal worship. She was killed when Jehoiada revealed that Ahaziah's son, Joash, was still alive.


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Entry for 'Athaliah'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ckb/a/athaliah.html. 2012.

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