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Jerusha or Jerushah (Hebrew: ירושא, Yerūshā; "Name means::dispossessor") (ca. 815/4–m. 765/4 BC) was the daughter of high priest Zadok II, the wife of King Uzziah, and the mother of King Jotham of the Kingdom of Judah.[1] (2_Chronicles 27:1 )

Genealogy

 
 
 
Athaliah
 
 
 
descendant of::Jehoram
 
descendant of::Amariah
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zibia
 
Ahaziah
 
descendant of::Jehosheba
 
descendant of::Jehoiada
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Joash
 
Jehoaddan
 
 
 
granddaughter of::Zechariah I
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amaziah
 
Jecoliah
 
daughter of::Zadok II
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
wife of::Uzziah
 
Jerushah
 
sister of::Azariah II
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
mother of::Jotham
 
Zechariah II
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ahaz
 
Abi
 
Urijah
 

Her marriage is the second marital connection between the House of David and the house of Aaron. The first was the marriage of Princess Jehosheba to Jerushah's great-grandfather Jehoiada. The third would be the marriage of Jerushah's great niece Abi to Prince Ahaz.

References

  1. "Jerusha," WebBible Encyclopedia, n.d. Accessed February 17, 2009.