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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, 32, 37; 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. 756.)

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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