The name of several kings of Damascus, among them one who made war in Israel during the reign of Ahab, who defeated Benhadad (1 Kgs. 20) but withdrew. The prophet Elisha visited Damascus and was consulted by Benhadad about his illness; but next day the king was suffocated with a blanket by his official, Hazael (2 Kgs. 8:15).

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  • Benhadad — Benhadad, Name dreier Könige von Damask im 10. u. 9. Jahrh. v. Chr., s. Damask (Gesch.) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • BENHADAD — vide Benadad, it. Adad …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Benhadad — Ben Hadad means Son of Hadad in Hebrew, and may refer to: *Any king of Aram Damascus. Hadad was the name of the senior Aramean deity. *Particular kings of Aram Damascus: **Ben Hadad I **Hadadezer (Ben Hadad II) **Ben Hadad III …   Wikipedia

  • Benhadad III. — Bir Hadad III. (auch Bar Hadad III.; alttestamentlich Ben Hadad) war von etwa 805 bis 773 v. Chr. Herrscher des Königreichs Aram. Er war der Sohn des Hazael und wird in der Stele des Zakkur von Hamat genannt. Bir Hadad III. soll eine militärische …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 1 Kings 20 — 1 And Benhadad the king of Syria gathered all his host together: and there were thirty and two kings with him, and horses, and chariots; and he went up and besieged Samaria, and warred against it. 2 And he sent messengers to Ahab king of Israel… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Damask [2] — Damask (Gesch.). Der Ursprung von D. verliert sich in die mythische Zeit; hierher verlegt eine orientalische Sage Adams Sündenfall u. das Opfer Abels u. Kains; nach der griechischen Sage hatte es Damaskos, der Sohn des Hermes u. der Halimede, der …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Samaria —    A watch mountain or a watch tower. In the heart of the mountains of Israel, a few miles north west of Shechem, stands the hill of Shomeron, a solitary mountain, a great mamelon. It is an oblong hill, with steep but not inaccessible sides, and… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 2 Kings 13 — 1 In the three and twentieth year of Joash the son of Ahaziah king of Judah Jehoahaz the son of Jehu began to reign over Israel in Samaria, and reigned seventeen years. 2 And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, and followed the… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Hadad — Haddad בעל הדד (in Ugaritic Haddu) was a very important northwest Semitic storm and rain god, cognate in name and origin with the Akkadian god Adad. Hadad is often called simply Ba‘al (Lord), but this title is also used for other gods. Hadad was… …   Wikipedia

  • Tel Dan Stele — The Tel Dan Stele is a black basalt stele erected by an Aramaean king in northernmost Israel, containing an Aramaic inscription to commemorate his victory over the ancient Hebrews. Although the name of the author does not seem to appear on the… …   Wikipedia

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