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People's Dictionary of the Bible

Pekah

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Pekah (pç'kah), open-eyed. 2 Kings 15:25. The son of Remaliah, a captain in Pekahiah's army who conspired against his master, slew him, and reigned over Samaria in his stead for 20 years (758-738 b.c.). His conduct was evil; he maintained the sinful worship set up by Jeroboam I. He was slain by conspirators headed by Hoshea, who afterwards obtained the crown. 2 Kings 15:25-38; 2 Kings 16:1-9; 2 Chronicles 28:6; Isaiah 7:1-16; Isaiah 8:6.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Pekah'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/rpd/p/pekah.html. 1893.

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