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Omri

(ŏm`rī). 1 King of Israel. He was a general in the army of Elah, and on the king's death at the hands of ZimriZimri
, in the Bible, king of Israel for a few days. He was one of Elah's generals; he killed the king and held the throne until Omri rebelled.
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 (1,) Omri proclaimed himself king. Soon after this Zimri killed himself. Omri defeated Tibni, a pretender, and moved his capital from Tirzah to Samaria, thenceforth the chief city of Israel. Omri is mentioned on the Moabite stone and on Assyrian inscriptions, which call Israel "the land of Omri." Omri was in close touch with the Syrian petty kingdoms, and his son Ahab's marriage with Jezebel was a result of this alliance. 1 Kings 16.16–28; 20.34. 2 Benjamite. 1 Chron. 7.8. 3 Judahite. 1 Chron. 9.4. 4 Issacharite. 1 Chron. 27.18.
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