Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Athaliah, Athaljah, the name of an Israelitess and two Israelites

Hebrew: עֲתַלְיָה, ʿătalyâ (H6271)

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Here is Athaliah in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word עֲתַלְיָה mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H6271

Hebrew Base Word: עֲתַלְיָה

Part of speech: Proper name, masculine; proper name, feminine

Usage: Athaliah

Literally: afflicted of the Lord

Definition: Athaljah, the name of an Israelitess and two Israelites.

Detailed definition:

  1. (n pr m) son of Jeroham of the tribe of Benjamin.
  2. Father of Jeshaiah of the sons of Elam who was one of the heads of a family who returned with Ezra from exile.
  3. (n pr f) the daughter of Ahab and Jezebel and the wife of king Jehoram of Judah; killer of all the members of the royal family of Judah with the exception of one baby named Joash who was hidden by the high priest Jehoiada until 6 years had passed and Jehoiada led the revolution to put him on the throne, overthrowing Athaliah and putting her to death.

Derived terms: Or עֲתַלְיָהוּ; from the same as H6270 and H3050; Jah has constrained.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʕə̆.t̪ɑlˈjɔː
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʕə̆.tɑlˈjɑː
  3. Transliteration: ʿătalyâ
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: uh-tahl-YAW
  5. Modern Pronunciation: uh-tahl-YA

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