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Menahem
conforting, the son of Gadi, and successor of Shallum, king of Israel, whom he slew. After a reign of about ten years (B.C. 771-760) he died, leaving the throne to his son Pekahiah. His reign was one of cruelty and oppression (2 Kings 15:14-22). During his reign, Pul (q.v.), king of Assyria, came with a powerful force against Israel, but was induced to retire by a gift from Menahem of 1,000 talents of silver. Bibliography Information
Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'menahem' Eastons Bible Dictionary".
bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.

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