Omri’s supporters were stronger than those who supported Tibni son of Ginath. Tibni died; Omri became king.
Omri and all Israel went up from Gibbethon and besieged Tirzah.
Omri did more evil in the sight of 1 the Lord than all who were before him.
Omri passed away 1 and was buried in Samaria. His son Ahab replaced him as king. 2
The settlers included: 1 Uthai son of Ammihud, son of Omri, son of Imri, son of Bani, who was a descendant of Perez son of Judah.
Elihu, a brother of David, led Judah, Omri son of Michael led Issachar,
Ahab son of Omri did more evil in the sight of 1 the Lord than all who were before him.
In the thirty-eighth year of Asa’s reign over Judah, Omri’s son Ahab became king over Israel. Ahab son of Omri ruled over Israel for twenty-two years in Samaria. 1
The rest of the events of Omri’s reign, including his accomplishments and successes, are recorded in the scroll called the Annals of the Kings of Israel. 1
At that time the people of Israel were divided in their loyalties. Half the people supported Tibni son of Ginath and wanted to make him king; the other half supported Omri.
In the thirty-first year of Asa’s reign over Judah, Omri became king over Israel. He ruled for twelve years, six of them in Tirzah.
The sons of Beker: Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth, and Alameth. All these were the sons of Beker.
While deployed there, the army received this report: 1 “Zimri has conspired against the king and assassinated him.” 2 So all Israel made Omri, the commander of the army, king over Israel that very day in the camp.
Ahaziah was twenty-two years old when he became king and he reigned for one year in Jerusalem. 1 His mother was Athaliah, the granddaughter 2 of King Omri of Israel.
Ahaziah was twenty-two 1 years old when he became king and he reigned for one year in Jerusalem. His mother was Athaliah, the granddaughter 2 of Omri.
You implement the regulations of Omri, and all the practices of Ahab’s dynasty; 1 you follow their policies. 2 Therefore I will make you an appalling sight, 3 the city’s 4 inhabitants will be taunted derisively, 5 and nations will mock all of you.” 6
He purchased the hill of Samaria 1 from Shemer for two talents 2 of silver. He launched a construction project there 3 and named the city he built after Shemer, the former owner of the hill of Samaria.