Bible Names N-Z: Remaliah
Remaliah in Easton's Bible Dictionary
adorned by the Lord, the father of Pekah, who conspired
successfully against Pekahiah (2 Kings 15:25, 27, 30,
Isa. 7:1, 4, 5, 9; 8:6).
Remaliah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Father of the usurper Pekah (2 Kings 15:25-37). Isaiah (Isaiah
7:4-9) designates the usurper as "the son of Remaliah," to
mark that, belonging to a family alien from David's, to whom
alone God promised the kingdom, he cannot succeed against the
heir of David.
Remaliah in Hitchcock's Bible Names
the exaltation of the Lord
Remaliah in Naves Topical Bible
-Father of Pekah, king of Israel
2Ki 15:25,27,30; 16:1,5; 2Ch 28:6; Isa 7:1,4; 8:6
Remaliah in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(protected by Jehovah). The father of Pekah, captain of
Pekahiah; king of Israel, who slew his master and usurped his
throne. 2Ki 15:25-37; 16:1,5; 2Ch 28:6; Isa 7:1-9; 8:6 (B.C.
Remaliah in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
rem-a-li'-a (remalyahu, "whom Yahweh has adorned"): The father
of Pekah (2 Ki 15:25 ff; Isa 7:4 ff; 8:6). The contemptuous
allusion to Pekah as "the son of Remaliah" in Isa 7:4
(similarly "the son of Kish," 1 Sam 10:11) may be a slur on
Remaliah's humble origin.
Remaliah Scripture - 2 Kings 15:32
In the second year of Pekah the son of Remaliah king of Israel
began Jotham the son of Uzziah king of Judah to reign.
Remaliah Scripture - 2 Kings 16:5
Then Rezin king of Syria and Pekah son of Remaliah king of
Israel came up to Jerusalem to war: and they besieged Ahaz,
but could not overcome [him].
Remaliah Scripture - Isaiah 7:1
And it came to pass in the days of Ahaz the son of Jotham, the
son of Uzziah, king of Judah, [that] Rezin the king of Syria,
and Pekah the son of Remaliah, king of Israel, went up toward
Jerusalem to war against it, but could not prevail against it.
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