Athaliah

2 Kings 11; 2 Chronicles 22-24; 1 Chronicles 8:26; Ezra 8:7
(afflicted by God). (1) Wicked wife of Jehorom, king of Judah, who introduced the worship of Baal and was slain by her own guards (2 Kings 11; 2 Chron. 22-24). (2) A Benjamite (1 Chron. 8:2626And Shamsherai, and Shehariah, and Athaliah, (1 Chronicles 8:26)). (3) Head of a returned Jewish family (Ezra 8:77And of the sons of Elam; Jeshaiah the son of Athaliah, and with him seventy males. (Ezra 8:7)).