Baasha sentence example
- According to the annals, incessant war prevailed between Baasha and Abijah's successor, Asa.
- However, Baasha at length seized Ramah about five miles north of Jerusalem, and the very existence of Judah was threatened.
- Asa utilized the treasure of the Temple and palace to induce the Syrians to break off their relations with Baasha.
- These sent troops to harry north Israel, and Baasha was compelled to retire.
- Here Ahabbu Sir'lai (Ahab the Israelite) with Baasha, son of Rulhub (Rehob) of Ammon and nine others are allied with Bir-'idri (Ben-hadad), Ahab's contribution being reckoned at 2000 chariots and 10,000 men.Advertisement
- A quarter of a century later, Baasha's son Elah, after a reign of two years, was slain by Zimri, captain of the chariots, in a drinking bout, and again the royal family were put to the sword.
- Of his long reign, during which he was a contemporary of Baasha, Zimri and Omri of Israel, little is recorded with the exception of some religious reforms and conflicts with the first-named.
- Baasha succeeded in fortifying Ramah (er-Ram), 5 m.
- Galilee was invaded and Baasha was forced to return; the building material which he had collected at Ramah being used by Asa to fortify Geba, and Mizpah to the immediate north of Jerusalem.
- Jeroboam's son Nadab perished in a conspiracy whilst besieging the Philistine city of Gibbethon, and Baasha of (north) Israel seized the throne.Advertisement