Prince, son of Eliadah. Abandoning the service of Hadadezer, the” “king of Zobah, on the occasion of his being defeated by David,” “he became the “captain over a band” of marauders, and took” “Damascus, and became king of Syria (1 Kings 11:23-25; 2 Sam.” 8:3-8). For centuries after this the Syrians were the foes of “Israel. He “became an adversary to Israel all the days of” “Solomon.”

Rezon: “lean; small; secret; prince

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