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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Ben-Hadad

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  • The king of Syria whom Asa, king of Judah, employed to invade Israel (1 Kings 15:18 ).

  • Son of the preceding, also king of Syria. He was long engaged in war against Israel. He was murdered probably by Hazael, by whom he was succeeded (2 Kings 8:7-15 ), after a reign of some thirty years.

  • King of Damascus, and successor of his father Hazael on the throne of Syria (2 Kings 13:3,4 ). His misfortunes in war are noticed by (Amos 1:4 ).

    Copyright Statement
    These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

    Bibliography Information
    Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Ben-Hadad'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/b/ben-hadad.html. 1897.

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