Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

1 Kings 16:17

Then Omri and all Israel with him went up from Gibbethon and besieged Tirzah.
New American Standard Version

Bible Study Resources

Concordances:
Nave's Topical Bible - Gibbethon;   Omri;   Siege;   Tirzah;   Zimri;   Thompson Chain Reference - Sieges;   Torrey's Topical Textbook - Kings;   Sieges;  
Dictionaries:
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Omri;   Zimri;   Bridgeway Bible Dictionary - Palestine;   Easton Bible Dictionary - Omri;   Fausset Bible Dictionary - Gibbethon;   Israel;   Omri;   Samaria;   Tirzah (2);   Zimri;   Holman Bible Dictionary - Archaeology and Biblical Study;   Gibbethon;   Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Kings, Books of;   Tirzah;   Zimri (1);   Morrish Bible Dictionary - Omri ;   Tirzah ;   Zimri ;   The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Nimshi;   People's Dictionary of the Bible - Gibbethon;   Omri;   Zimri;   Smith Bible Dictionary - Israel, Kingdom of;   Zim'ri;  
Encyclopedias:
Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia - Kingdom of Israel;   Babylonish Captivity, the;   International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Omri;   Zimri (1);   Zimri (2);  

Albert Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible

Went up - The expression “went up” marks accurately the ascent of the army from the Shephelah, where Gibbethon was situated Joshua 19:44, to the hill country of Israel, on the edge of which Tirzah stood 1 Kings 14:17.

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Barnes, Albert. "Commentary on 1 Kings 16:17". "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bnb/1-kings-16.html. 1870.

John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible

And Omri went up from Gibbethon, and all Israel with him,.... He, and the army under him, broke up the siege of that place, and marched to Tirzah; which, according, to BuntingF3Travels, &c. p. 162. were thirty six miles distant from each other: and they besieged Tirzah; the royal city, in which Zimri was.

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Gill, John. "Commentary on 1 Kings 16:17". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/1-kings-16.html. 1999.

Geneva Study Bible

And Omri went up from Gibbethon, and all Israel with him, and they besieged h Tirzah.

(h) Where Zimri holed up.
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Beza, Theodore. "Commentary on 1 Kings 16:17". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/1-kings-16.html. 1599-1645.

John Trapp Complete Commentary

1 Kings 16:17 And Omri went up from Gibbethon, and all Israel with him, and they besieged Tirzah.

Ver. 17. And Omri went out from Gibethon.] Where now the second time the siege was raised. See 1 Kings 15:27.

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Trapp, John. "Commentary on 1 Kings 16:17". John Trapp Complete Commentary. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/1-kings-16.html. 1865-1868.

Whedon's Commentary on the Bible

17.Besieged Tirzah — They raised the siege of Gibbethon and attacked the seditious Israelites, deeming it better to punish treason and assassination at home than to continue the tedious war with the Philistines.

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Whedon, Daniel. "Commentary on 1 Kings 16:17". "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/1-kings-16.html. 1874-1909.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And Omri went up from Gibbethon, and all Israel with him, and they besieged Tirzah.
besieged Tirzah
Judges 9:45,50,56,57; 2 Kings 6:24,25; 18:9-12; 25:1-4; Luke 19:43,44
Reciprocal: 1 Kings 15:27 - Gibbethon;  2 Kings 15:14 - Tirzah

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 1 Kings 16:17". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/1-kings-16.html.