Kings of Ancient Israel

August 13, 2008


Filed under: Uncategorized — plusfactor @ 2:57 pm

Pekahiah (“the Lord opened his eyes”) was king of Israel and the son of Menahem. William F. Albright has dated his reign to 738 BCE-737 BCE, while E. R. Thiele offers the dates 742 BCE-740 BCE.
He was murdered in the royal palace at Samaria by Pekah, one of the captains of his army (2 Kings 15:23-26), after reign of two years.


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