also known as: Abijah
Meaning: father of the sea; i.e., “seaman.”
This is the name always used in The Book of Kings for the king of Judah, the son of Rehoboam, elsewhere called Abijah (1 Kings 15:1; 15:7-8). He is considered a bad king.
1 Kings 14:31–15:8 and 2 Chronicles 13:1-23
He is the father of King Jehoshaphat. His mother is Azubah.
- King Rehoboam
- Who is Azubah?
- Who is Jehoshaphat?
- About the KINGS in the Bible
Article Version: September 23, 2021