Who was a bad king in the Bible?

Who was the worst king in the Bible?

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 were the bad kings in the Bible?

The Ugly Kings of Judah in 2 Chronicles

  • King Rehoboam. He might be Solomon’s son, but he totally mishandles the rebellion in Israel with his heavy-handed rule and causes the 10 tribes to break off and form their own nation. …
  • King Jehoram. …
  • King Ahaziah. …
  • Queen Athaliah. …
  • King Amaziah. …
  • King Ahaz. …
  • King Amon. …
  • King Jehoahaz.

Who were the 5 good kings in the Bible?

Who were the good kings in the Bible?

  • 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. …
  • King Hezekiah.
  • King Josiah.
  • And…

How many kings did right in the sight of the LORD?

Out of 20 kings, only 5 of them were righteous. That’s not a very promising track record.

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Did what was evil in the sight of the LORD?

15. [9] And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, as his fathers had done: he departed not from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin.

How did the Israelites do evil in the sight of the LORD?

The Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD; they forgot the LORD their God and served the Baals and the Asherahs. … Again the Israelites cried out to the LORD, and he gave them a deliverer–Ehud, a left-handed man, the son of Gera the Benjamite. The Israelites sent him with tribute to Eglon king of Moab.