Successful, a step
Ezra 4:2, Psalm 83:8
Asyncritus is one of the many people Apostle Paul greeted in his last chapter of the book of Romans.
To pierce or make fast, bramble or thorn tree
Genesis 50:10 - 11
Numbers 32:3, 34, Joshua 16:2, 7, 1Chronicles 2:54
Ezra 2:16, 42, Nehemiah 7:21, 45, 10:17
Afflicted of the Lord, Jah has constrained
Queen Athaliah of Judah was the only woman to rule over either the Kingdom of Israel or Judah. She was the seventh sovereign over Judah, ruling from 841 to 835 B.C.
Athaliah, the daughter of Israel's King Ahab and Jezebel, married Jehoram who became Judah's king from 853 to 841. After his death, their son Ahaziah ruled only for one year. When Ahaziah died, she moved to rule the kingdom as sole dictator.
Athaliah quickly had all of King David's descendants murdered except for one, Joash, who as a baby was hid from her (2Kings 11). She also allowed her sons to pillage Jerusalem's temple and offer its sacred objects to the pagan false God Baal (2Chronicles 24:7).
Known as a devilish monarch (2Chronicles 24:7), she is one of only ten Biblical women who caused the death of other people. She, along with her mother Jezebel, also shares the bloody distinction of being the only women to initiate a mass murder in Scripture.
2Kings 8:26, 11:1 - 20, 1Chronicles 8:26, 2Chronicles 22 - 23, 24:7, Ezra 8:7
Compress, constringent, whom Jehovah afflicts
Jah's due season
Attalia is a Mediterranean seaport town located in the Asia Minor Roman province of Lycia - Pamphylia. It is the capital of this seaside province.
The Apostle Paul, after leaving Perga, caught a ship leaving Attalia to Syrian Antioch during his first missionary journey.
Augustus was one of the titles of the Roman Emperor.
Luke 2:1, Acts 25:21, 25, 27:1
Ivah, recorded in 2Kings 18:34, is derived from the same Hebrew word as Ava and refers to the same people.
The people of Ava, after they were conquered by the Assyrians (2Kings 18:34), were used to repopulate Israel after God's people were taken out of the land.
2Kings 17:24, 18:34
Wickedness, sorrow, trouble
Aven may be referring to the Egyptian city of On (Heliopolis). In Hosea 10:8 Aven is likely used in a symbolic way to denote a location where ancient Israel indulged in idolatry.
Ezekiel 30:17, Hosea 10:8, Amos 1:5
Jah (Jehovah, Yahweh) has reserved
2Kings 22:3, 2Chronicles 34:8
God has helped
1Chronicles 12:6, 25:18, 27:22, Ezra 10:41, Nehemiah 11:13