Christians, how old was Azahiah when he became king?

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Apologies. Yes, I mean Ahaziah.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    If you mean "Ahaziah", he was 22 years of age. 

    2Ki 8:26 Two and twenty years old was Ahaziah when he began to reign; and he reigned one year in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Athaliah, the daughter of Omri king of Israel.

    Was Ahaziah 22 or 42 years old when he became king of Judah? Ahaziah’s true age when he became king of Judah is easy to discern by further research. In 2 Kings 8:17, Ahaziah’s father Joram reigned for 8 years after beginning his reign at age 32. Joram was 40 when he died, showing that Ahaziah could not have been 42, but was instead 22 when he began his reign. So what does the 42 in 2 Chronicles 22:2 indicate?

    There are two primary answers that Christian scholars have given. Either answer reveals there is no contradiction:

    The 42 is in reference to the beginning of the kingly reign of which Ahaziah is a part.

    This was a copyist error which inadvertently recorded the original 22 in 2 Chronicles 22:2 to 42.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Fire Lord Ozai assumed the throne of the Fire Nation at age 35 following the sudden death of his father Fire Lord Azulon.

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  • 1 month ago

    You'll find that that seeming contradiction exists only in certain translations (such as the King James Version), and does NOT appear in most modern, scholarly translations.

    You should also be aware that more than one Ahaziah exists (1Ki 22, compare 2Ki 8)

    The answer is: twenty-two (2Ki 8:26)

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  • 1 month ago

    Ahaziah, you mean? 22 from what I'm reading. Why? 

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