SAMARIA, CITY OFsa-ma'-ri-a, (shomeron; Samareia, Semeron, and other forms):(1) Shechem was the first capital of the Northern Kingdom (1 Kings 12:25). Jeroboam seems later to have removed the royal residence to Tirzah (1 Kings 14:17). After the brief reigns of Elah and Zimri came that of Omri, who reigned 6 years in Tirzah, then he purchased the hill of Sama... View Details
Jehoahaz [N] [H] [S]
Jehovah his sustainer, or he whom Jehovah holdeth.
The youngest son of Jehoram, king of Judah ( 2 Chronicles 21:17 ; 2 Chronicles 22:1 2 Chronicles 22:6 2 Chronicles 22:8 2 Chronicles 22:9 ); usually Ahaziah (q.v.).
The son and successor of Jehu, king of Israel ( 2 Kings 10:35 ). He reigned seventeen years,... View Details