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Elah

Biography, Summary & Biblical References

⭐Position held

King of Israel

⭐Roles of Elah in the bible

Fourth King of Israel

👨‍👦 Father

Baasha

💀Date of death

-960

Place of death

Tirzah


Elah was the king of Israel and the son of Baasha. He ruled for two years, from 896�894 BC. Elah succeeded his father as king and his reign was marked by corruption and misrule. He was assassinated by his own commander, Zimri, who then became king. Elah's reign ended after just two years, and he was remembered as a weak and ineffective ruler.



Did you know?

How many times Elah was mentioned in the bible?

Elah appears 17 times in the bible.

Where is the story of Elah begins in the Bible?

Elah first mention in the bible is in the book of Genesis, chapter 36, verse 41. Read the full chapter

FAQ

What is Elah known for in the Bible?

Elah was the king of Israel and the son of Baasha. He ruled for two years, from 896�894 BC. Elah succeeded his father as king and his reign was marked by corruption and misrule. He was assassinated by his own commander, Zimri, who then became king. Elah's reign ended after just two years, and he was remembered as a weak and ineffective ruler.

How many times was Elah mentioned in the Bible?

Elah was mentioned 17 times in the Bible.

Where is the story of Elah begins in the Bible?

Elah first mention in the bible is in the book of Genesis, chapter 36, verse 41.

Who is the father of Elah?

The father of Elah is Baasha.

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