Aviyah

Synonyms:
Abijah, a-vi-YAH, אֲבִיָּה
Abijah_of_Judah (Wikipedia)
Abijah
King of Judah
Abijam.jpg
Reignc. 913 - 911 BC
PredecessorRehoboam, his father
SuccessorAsa, his son
BornJerusalem
Died911 BC
possibly Jerusalem
Burial
Jerusalem
Spouse14 wives
Issue22 sons and 16 daughters
Hebrew nameאבים בן-רחבעם
’Aviyam ben Rehav’am
HouseHouse of David
FatherRehoboam
MotherMaacah, or Micaiah, daughter of Uriel of Gibeah, and granddaughter of Absalom (Abishalom)
ReligionJudaism

Abijam was, according to the Hebrew Bible, the fourth king of the House of David and the second of the Kingdom of Judah. He was the son of Rehoboam and the grandson of Solomon. The Chronicler refers to him as Abijah.


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