Israel’s Kings

Here’s how I see the kings of Israel as far as their seeking God with true worship and fear:

Kings of Judah-Israel United

  1. Saul – mixed
  2. David – good
  3. Solomon – mixed

Kings of Divided Kingdom

JudahIsrael
1. Rehoboam – bad
2. Abijam – bad
3. Asa – mixed
4. Jehoshaphat – mixed
5. Jehoram/Joram – bad
6. Ahaziah – bad
7. Athalia (mother of Ahaziah) – bad
8. Joash – mixed
9. Amaziah – mixed
10. Azariah (i.e. Uzziah) – mixed
prophets during this time: Amos
11. Jotham – mixed
prophets during this time: Micah, Hosea
12. Ahaz – bad
prophets during this time: Micah, Hosea
13. Hezekiah – good
prophets during this time: Micah, Hosea

Israel taken captive by Assyria.
1. Jeroboam – bad
2. Nadab – bad
3. Baasha – bad
4. Elah – bad
5. Zimri – bad
6a. Omri – bad
6b. Tibni – bad
7. Ahab – bad
8. Ahaziah – bad
9. Jehoram (i.e. Joram) – bad
10. Jehu – mixed
11. Jehoahaz – bad
12. Joash – bad
13. Jeroboam – bad
prophets during this time: Amos, Hosea
14. Zechariah – bad
15. Shallum – bad
16. Menahem – bad
17. Pekahiah – bad
18. Pekah – bad
19. Hoshea – bad

Israel taken captive by Assyria.
14. Manasseh – bad
15. Amon – bad
16. Josiah – good
prophets during this time: Zephaniah
17. Jehoahaz – bad
18. Eliakim (i.e. Jehoiakim) – bad
19. Jehoiachin – bad
20. Mattaniah (i.e. Zedekiah) – bad

Judah taken captive by Babylon.
Prophets afterward: Daniel, Zechariah, Haggai
Chart of Kings of Israel/Judah

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