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
Rehum [N] [H] [S]
One of "the children of the province" who returned from the Captivity ( Ezra 2:2 ); the same as "Nehum" ( Nehemiah 7:7 ).
The "chancellor" of Artaxerxes, who sought to stir him up against the Jews ( Ezra 4:8-24 ) and prevent the rebuilding of the walls and the temple of Jerusalem.
A Levite ( Ne... View Details