Ahaziah the son of Ahab began to reign over Israel in Samaria the seventeenth year of Jehoshaphat king of Judah, and reigned two years over Israel.
897-896 began. `Now he begins to reign alone.'
1 Kings 22:40 So Ahab slept with his fathers; and Ahaziah his son reigned in his stead.
1 Kings 15:25 And Nadab the son of Jeroboam began to reign over Israel in the second year of Asa king of Judah, and reigned over Israel two years.
2 Kings 1:17 So he died according to the word of the LORD which Elijah had spoken...