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benhadad


benhadad


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Ben-hadad 
  the  standing  title  of  the  Syrian  kings,  meaning  "the  son  of 
  Hadad."  (See  {HADADEZER}.) 
 
  (1.)  The  king  of  Syria  whom  Asa,  king  of  Judah,  employed  to 
  invade  Israel  (1  Kings  15:18). 
 
  (2.)  Son  of  the  preceding,  also  king  of  Syria.  He  was  long 
  engaged  in  war  against  Israel.  He  was  murdered  probably  by 
  Hazael,  by  whom  he  was  succeeded  (2  Kings  8:7-15),  after  a  reign 
  of  some  thirty  years. 
 
  (3.)  King  of  Damascus,  and  successor  of  his  father  Hazael  on 
  the  throne  of  Syria  (2  Kings  13:3,  4).  His  misfortunes  in  war 
  are  noticed  by  Amos  (1:4). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Benhadad,  son  of  Hadad,  or  noise