The 20 Kings of Judah who ruled between – 931BC-586BC

KINGS OF JUDAH

Dynasty   Name
(Character)
Length of Reign* Relation to Predecessor End of Reign 1 & 2 Kings  2 Chronicles
1    Rehoboam (evil)  931/30-913 = 17 years  Son  Died  1 Kings 11:42-14:31  2 Chronicles 9:31-12:16
2    Abijah (evil)  913- 911/10 = 3 years  Son  Died  1 Kings 14:31-15   2 Chronicles 13:1-22 
3    Asa (Good)  911/10-870/69 = 41 years  Son  Died  1 Kings 15:9-24   2 Chronicles 15:16-16:6 
4    Jehoshaphat (Good)  873/72-848 = 25 years  Son  Died  1 Kings 22:41-50   2 Chronicles 20:31-21:1 
5    Jehoram (evil)  853-842 = 8 years  Son  Stricken by God (Bowels)  2 Kings 8:16-34   2 Chronicles 21:1-20 
6    Ahaziah (evil)  841 = 1 year  Son  Murdered by Jehu  2 Kings 8:24-9:29   2 Chronicles 22:1-9 
7    Athaliah (evil)  841-835 = 6 years  Mother  Murdered by Army  2 Kings 11:1-20   2 Chronicles 22:1-23:21
8    Joash (Good)  835-796 = 40 years  Grandson  Murdered by Servants  2 Kings 11:1-12:21   2 Chronicles 22:10-24:27 
9    Amaziah (Good)  796-767 = 29 years  Son  Murdered by court members  2 Kings 14:1-20   2 Chronicles 25:1-28
10    Azariah (Good?)  796?-767? = 29? years  Son  Stricken by God (Leprosy)  2 Kings 15:1-7   2 Chronicles 26:1-23 
11    Jotham (Good)  750-732-31 = 18 years  Son  Died a natural
 death
 2 Kings 15:32-38   2 Chronicles 27:1-9 
12    Ahaz (evil)  732-716/15 = 16 years  Son  Died a natural
 death
 2 Kings 16:1-20   2 Chronicles 28:1-27 
13    Hezekiah (Good)  716/15-687/86 = 29 years  Son  Died a natural
 death
 2 Kings 18:1-20:21   2 Chronicles
29:1-32:33 
14    Manasseh (evil)  697/96-643/42 = 55 years  Son  Died a natural
 death
 2 Kings 21:1-18  2 Chronicles
15    Amon (evil)  643/42-641/40 = 2 years  Son  Murdered by servants  2 Kings 21:19-26  2 Chronicles
16    Josiah (Good)  641/40-609 = 31 years  Son  Wounded in battle  2 Kings 22:1-23:30  2 Chronicles
34:1-35:27
17    Jehoahaz (evil)  609 = 3 months  Son  Deposed to Egypt  2 Kings 23:31-33  2 Chronicles
36:1-4
18   Jehoiakim (evil)  609-598 = 11 years  Brother  Died in Babylonian Siege?  2 Kings 23:34-24:5  2 Chronicles
36:5-7
19    Jehoiachin (evil)  598-597 = 3 months  Son  Deposed to Babylon  2 Kings 24:6-16  2 Chronicles
36:8-10
20    Zedekiah (evil)  597-586 = 11 years  Uncle
Brother of 16th King and both kings sons of Jeremiah’s  daughter
 Deposed to Babylon
Lived at lest 37 years in exile. Outlived King Nebuchadnezzar
 2 Kings 24:17-25:30  2 Chronicles
36:11-21
 Good or evil in
 relationship to God
 Total years 345    

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