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(bā`āshə), king of Israel (c.900–877 B.C.). He made himself king by the murder of King NadabNadab
. 1 Aaron's eldest son, set apart for the priesthood. The exact nature of the transgression ("offering strange fire") for which he and his brother Abihu died is not clear. 2 King of Israel, son and successor of Jeroboam I.
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 and the royal family. His reign as king of the schismatic northern kingdom is assessed negatively in 1 Kings and 2 Chronicles. He fought against AsaAsa
, in the Bible, king of Judah, son and successor of Abijah. He was a good king, zealous in his extirpation of idols. When Baasha of Israel took Ramah (a few miles N of Jerusalem), Asa bought the help of Benhadad of Damascus and recaptured Ramah. His son Jehoshaphat succeeded him.
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 of Judah, who won with the aid of Benhadad of Syria. Baasha was succeeded by his son ElahElah
, in the Bible. 1 King of Israel, son and successor of Baasha. He was murdered, and succeeded, by Zimri. 2 Father of Hoshea, last king of Israel. 3 Duke of Edom. 4 Father of one of Solomon's stewards. 5 Son of Caleb the spy.
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Albania's socialist opposition leader Edi Rama said on May 24 that he would formally challenge a decision by election authorities to reverse the results of local elections and name government-backed candidate Lulzim Basha as Tirana's new mayor.