Baasa, ba-SHA, בַּעְשָׁא
Baasha_of_Israel (Wikipedia)
Baasha of Israel
King of Israel
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Reign909 BC - 886 BC
PredecessorNadab of Israel
SuccessorKing Elah

Baasha (Hebrew:

בַּעְשָׁא‬, [βaʿashāʾ; ḇaʿashāʾ] Baʿashaʾ, "Offensive" ) was the third king of the northern Israelite Kingdom of Israel. He was the son of Ahijah of the Tribe of Issachar. Baasha's story is told in 1 Kings 15:16-16:7.

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