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 1 Kings 16:21 - 28
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   Book of 1 Kings
   Chapter 16
16:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then the people of Israel were split into two factions; half supported Tibni son of Ginath for king, and the other half supported Omri.
 
16:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
But Omri's followers proved stronger than those of Tibni son of Ginath. So Tibni died and Omri became king.
 
16:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
In the thirty-first year of Asa king of Judah, Omri became king of Israel, and he reigned twelve years, six of them in Tirzah.
 
16:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He bought the hill of Samaria from Shemer for two talents F91 of silver and built a city on the hill, calling it Samaria, after Shemer, the name of the former owner of the hill.
 
16:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
But Omri did evil in the eyes of the LORD and sinned more than all those before him.
 
16:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He walked in all the ways of Jeroboam son of Nebat and in his sin, which he had caused Israel to commit, so that they provoked the LORD, the God of Israel, to anger by their worthless idols.
 
16:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
As for the other events of Omri's reign, what he did and the things he achieved, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Israel?
 
16:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Omri rested with his fathers and was buried in Samaria. And Ahab his son succeeded him as king.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F91 That is, about 150 pounds (about 70 kilograms)

 
 

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