Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Ahaz, the eleventh king of Judah, succeeded Jotham, his father, about 775 B.C., and reigned for 16 years. He allied himself with the King of Assyria against an invasion of the Israelites and Syrians, and Damascus, the Syrian capital, was taken by Tiglath-Pileser. He was succeeded by his son Hezekiah.