This name derives from the Hebrew “ʼĂmaṣyāhû” (Greek: ᾿Αμεσσίας; Latin: Amasias), meaning “the strength of the Lord, strengthened by Jehovah, Yahweh is mighty.” 1) Amaziah of Judah was a king of Judah, the son, and successor of Joash. His mother was Jehoaddan, and his son was. He took the throne at the age of 25, after the assassination of his father, and reigned for 29 years, 24 years of which were with the co-regency of his son. 2) Amaziah was a priest from Beth-el (Book of Amos 7:10–17), who lived during the reign of Jeroboam II.Amaziah forbade Amos to prophesy against Israel. 3) A Levite, son of Hilkiah, of the descendants of Ethan the Merarite.