King Hoshea of IsraelHoshea - The last king of Israel.


"In the twelfth year of Ahaz king of Judah, Hoshea the son of Elah became king over Israel in Samaria, and reigned nine years.  He did evil in the sight of the Lord, only not as the kings of Israel who were before him." (II Kings 17:1-2, NASB)