Joash sentence example
- Joash, king of Israel, captured the city from Amaziah, king of Judah, and destroyed part of the fortifications, but these were rebuilt by Uzziah, the son of Amaziah, who did much to restore the city to its original prosperity.
- Under Joash, son of Jehoahaz, the tide turned.
- Thrice Joash smote the Syrians - in accordance with the last words of the dying prophet - and Aphek in the Sharon plain, famous in history for Israel's disasters, now witnessed three victories.
- The story of the last scene in Elisha's life implies in Joash an easily contented disposition which hindered him from completing his successes.
- Assyria and Damascus would realize the recuperative power of the latter, and would perceive the danger of the short-sighted policy of Joash.Advertisement
- The defeat of Syria by Joash (of Israel) was not final.
- The king is not mentioned - which on Credner's view is explained by assuming that the plague fell in the minority of Joash, when the priest Jehoiada held the reins of power - and the princes, councillors and warriors necessary to an independent state, and so often referred to by the prophets before the exile, are altogether lacking.
- These were recent events in the time of Joash, and in like manner the Phoenician slave trade in Jewish children is carried back to an early date by the reference in Amos i.
- But in ancient times it was not so; and under Joash, the contemporary of Elisha, such a limitation of the people of Yahweh is wholly inconceivable.
- Again, the significant fact that there is no mention of a king and princes, but only of sheikhs and priests, has a force not to be invalidated by the ingenious reference of the book to the time of Joash's minority and the supposed regency of Jehoiada.Advertisement
- 1-8) and ignored the humiliating payment of tribute by this king and by Joash (2 Kings xii.
- 4), in accordance with post-exilic usage; and that the Levites, and not the foreign bodyguard of the temple, helped to place Joash on the throne (2 Chron.
- Similarly, there is a conspicuous difference of treatment of the life of Joash in 2 Kings xi.
- Under Jehu's successor Jehoahaz there was continual war with Hazael and his son Ben-hadad, but relief was obtained by his grandson Joash, and the land recovered complete independence under Jeroboam.
- The young king was influenced greatly by Jehoiada but after the priest's death Joash became apostate.Advertisement
- He was stoned to death in the reign of Joash, for denouncing the idolatry of the princes of Judah.
- 1-8 may preserve a tradition of the account of the city's wonderful deliverance mentioned in _Kings (see Hezekiah), and the details of the invasion of Judah in the time of Joash differ essentially from those in the earlier source.
- While Jehu was supported by the Rechabites in his reforming zeal, a similar revolt against Baalism in Judah is ascribed to the priest Jehoiada (see JoASH).