, in the Bible, kings of Damascus. 1
The son of Tabrimon, ally of Asa
of Judah against Baasha of Israel. 2
Probably the son and successor of 1,
leader of the coalition that withstood Shalmaneser III of Assyria at Karkar on the Orontes; he continued the traditional enmity of his kingdom with Israel and defeated Ahab
and Jehoshaphat. He was murdered and succeeded by Hazael. 3
Son of Hazael and contemporary of Jehoash of Israel, who defeated him in war. He also was Assyria's vassal.
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