His servant Zimri, a commander of half of his chariot force, conspired against him. While Elah was drinking heavily 1 at the house of Arza, who supervised the palace in Tirzah,
When Baasha heard the news, he stopped fortifying 1 Ramah and settled down in Tirzah.
Baasha passed away 1 and was buried in Tirzah. His son Elah replaced him as king.
In the third year of Asa’s reign over Judah, Baasha son of Ahijah became king over all Israel in Tirzah; he ruled for twenty-four years.
In the twenty-sixth year of King Asa’s reign over Judah, Baasha’s son Elah became king over Israel; he ruled in Tirzah for two years.
In the twenty-seventh year of Asa’s reign over Judah, Zimri became king over Israel; he ruled for seven days in Tirzah. Zimri’s revolt took place while the army was deployed 1 in Gibbethon, which was in Philistine territory.
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.