Q: #128. How many kings were there in Israel and Judah, how long did each 
rule, and how many were good/bad?

    In all, there were 41 kings (and one queen who ruled instead of a king).
Three kings ruled over a unified kingdom of Israel and Judah: Saul, David, and
Solomon, with each ruling for 40 years. Israel and Judah then split, and there
followed 19 kings that ruled over Israel and 19 kings (plus one queen) that 
ruled over Judah. I will list them in order, with the number of years they 
ruled in parenthesis.

    Kings of Israel                   Kings of Judah
    
    1. Jeroboam 1 (22 yrs)            1. Rehoboam (17 yrs)
    2. Nadab (2 yrs)                  2. Abijam (3 yrs)
    3. Baasha (24 yrs)                3. Asa (41 yrs)
    4. Elah (2 yrs)                   4. Jehoshaphat (25 yrs)
    5. Zimri (7 days)                 5. Jehoram (8 yrs)
    6. Omri (12 yrs)                  6. Ahaziah (1 yr)
    7. Ahab (22 yrs)                  7. Athaliah (Queen) (6 yrs)
    8. Ahaziah (2 yrs)                8. Joash (40 yrs)
    9. Jeroram (12 yrs)               9. Amaziah (29 yrs)
    10. Jehu (28 yrs)                 10. Azariah (52 yrs)
    11. Jehoahaz (17 yrs)             11. Jotham (16 yrs)
    12. Jehoash (16 yrs)              12. Ahaz (16 yrs)
    13. Jeroboam 2 (41 yrs)           13. Hezekiah (29 yrs)
    14. Zachariah (6 mos)             14. Manasseh (55 yrs)
    15. Shallum (1 mo)                15. Amon (2 yrs)
    16. Menahem (10 yrs)              16. Josiah (31 yrs)
    17. Pekhiah (2 yrs)               17. Jehoahaz (3 mos)
    18. Pekah (20 yrs)                18. Jehoiakim (11 yrs)
    19. Hoshea (9 yrs)                19. Jehoiachin (3 mos)
                                      20. Zedekiah (11 yrs)
                                      
    The Bible says ALL of the kings of Israel were evil. Of the kings of Judah,
12 were evil and 8 were good (Asa, Jehoshaphat, Joash, Amaziah, Azariah, Jotham,
Hezekiah, and Josiah).   



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