"How long did Jehoash reign?" (Alleged Contradiction #E7762)
In the seventh year of Jehu Jehoash began to reign; and forty years reigned he in Jerusalem. And his mother’s name was Zibiah of Beersheba.
II Kings 12:1
In the thirty and seventh year of Joash king of Judah began Jehoash the son of Jehoahaz to reign over Israel in Samaria, and reigned sixteen years.
II Kings 13:10
These are two different kings in the divided kingdom: one is the king of Judah (he reigned in Jerusalem), and the other is the king of Israel (he reigned in Samaria).
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