+ The son of Salu, a Simeonite chieftain, slain by Phinehas with the Midianitish princess Cozbi. (Numbers 25:14). (B.C. 1450.) + Fifth sovereign of the separate kingdom of Israel, of which he occupied the throne for the brief period of seven days, B.C. 930 or 929. Originally in command of half the chariots in the […]

-1. A chief of Simeon Nu 25:6-8,14 -2. King of Israel 1Ki 16:9-20; 2Ki 9:31 -3. Son of Zerah 1Ch 2:6 -4. A Benjamite 1Ch 8:36; 9:42 -5. An unknown place Jer 25:25

Praise-worthy. (1.) A son of Salu, slain by Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, because of his wickedness in bringing a Midianitish woman into his tent (Num. 25:6-15). (2.) Murdered Elah at Tirzah, and succeeded him on the throne of Israel (1 Kings 16:8-10). He reigned only seven days, for Omri, whom the army elected as […]