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Kings of Judah and Israel


Kings Before Division of Kingdom
• Saul: First King of Israel; son of Kish; father of Ish-Bosheth, Jonathan and Michal
• Ish-Bosheth (or Eshbaal): King of Israel; son of Saul
• David: King of Judah; later of Israel; son of Jesse; husband of Abigail, Ahinoam, Bathsheba, Michal, etc.; father of Absalom, Adonijah, Amnon, Solomon, Tamar, etc.
• Solomon: King of Israel and Judah; son of David; father of Rehoboam
• Rehoboam: Son of Solomon; during his reign the kingdom was divided into Judah and Israel

Kings of Judah (Southern Kingdom)
• Rehoboam: First King
• Abijah (or Abijam or Abia): Son of Rehoboam
• Asa: Probably son of Abijah
• Jehoshaphat: Son of Asa
• Jehoram (or Joram): Son of Jehoshaphat; husband of Athaliah
• Ahaziah: Son of Jehoram and Athaliah
• Athaliah: Daughter of King Ahab of Israel and Jezebel; wife of Jehoram; only queen to occupy the throne of Judah
• Joash (or Jehoash): Son of Ahaziah
• Amaziah: Son of Joash
• Uzziah (or Azariah): Son of Amaziah
• Jotham: Regent, later King; son of Uzziah
• Ahaz: Son of Jotham
• Hezekiah: Son of Ahaz; husband of Hephzi-Bah
• Manasseh: Son of Hezekiah and Hephzi-Bah
• Amon: Son of Manasseh
• Josiah (or Josias): Son of Amon
• Jehoahaz (or Joahaz): Son of Josiah
• Jehoiakim: Son of Josiah
• Jehoiachin: Son of Jehoiakim
• Zedekiah: Son of Josiah; kingdom overthrown by Babylonians under Nebuchadnezzar

Kings of Israel (Northern Kingdom)
• Jeroboam I: Led secession of Israel
• Nadab: Son of Jeroboam I
• Baasha: Overthrew Nadab
• Elah: Son of Baasha
• Zimri: Overthrew Elah
• Omri: Overthrew Zimri
• Ahab: Son of Omri; husband of Jezebel
• Ahaziah: Son of Ahab
• Jehoram (or Joram): Son of Ahab
• Jehu: Overthrew Jehoram
• Jehoahaz (or Joahaz): Son of Jehu
• Jehoash (or Joash): Son of Jehoahaz
• Jeroboam Il: Son of Jehoash
• Zechariah: Son of Jeroboam II
• Shallum: Overthrew Zechariah
• Menahem: Overthrew Shallum
• Pekahiah: Son of Menahem
• Pekah: Overthrew Pekahiah
• Hoshea: Overthrew Pekah; kingdom overthrown by Assyrians under Sargon II.



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