Quick Answer: Who are the first three kings of Israel?

Which kings of Israel were good?

The Good Kings of Judah

  • King Abijah. This guy defeated Israel in battle and was described as a ruler who “grew strong” (13:21).
  • King Jehoshaphat. He was one of the first major kings after Solomon. …
  • King Jotham. We don’t get a lot of info about this king, but what little we do hear is good. …
  • King Hezekiah. …
  • King Josiah. …
  • And…

Who was the worst king of Israel?

Ahab became king of Israel in the thirty-eighth year of King Asa of Judah, and reigned for twenty-two years, according to 1 Kings.

Ahab
Died c. 852 BC Ramoth-Gilead, Syria
Burial Samaria, Kingdom of Israel
Consort Jezebel of Sidon
Issue Ahaziah of Israel Jehoram of Israel Athaliah of Judah

Who was the youngest king in the Bible?

Jehoash was 7 years old when his reign began, and he reigned for 40 years.

Jehoash of Judah.

Jehoash
Issue Amaziah, King of Judah
House House of David
Father Ahaziah, King of Judah
Mother Zibiah of Beersheba

Who wrote 1 and 2 Kings?

And the Book of Kings, according to tradition, was written by the prophet Jeremiah.

Who was the greatest king of Israel?

King David (II Samuel 5:3) c. 1004–970 BCE – who made Jerusalem the capital of the United Kingdom of Israel.

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