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Bible Encyclopedias

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Pekahiah

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King of Israel in succession to his father (736-735 B.C.), according to P. Rost in Schrader, "K. A. T." 3d ed., 1:320 (but see CHRONOLOGY), MENAHEM (2 Kings 15:23-26). He ascended the throne at a time when the kingdom of Israel was already in a state of dissolution. Soon after his accession Pekahiah was murdered in his palace in Samaria by his chief officer Pekah, who usurped his throne.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Pekahiah'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/p/pekahiah.html. 1901.

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