Rezin

Rezin (Ree´zin)

1 The king of Damascus ca. 738–733 BCE. Rezin organized an anti-Assyrian coalition that included Damascus, Tyre, Philistia, and Israel; when King Ahaz of Judah refused to join, the allies seized part of his territory. Rezin’s attempt to take Jerusalem and depose Ahaz failed (Isa 7:1-10), however, and Assyria soon crushed the allies (2Kgs 16:5-9). 2 The ancestor of a group of Temple servants in the postexilic period (Ezra 2:48; Neh 7:50).

Isa 7:1-10

Isaiah Reassures King Ahaz
1In the days of Ahaz son of Jotham son of Uzziah, king of Judah, King Rezin of Aram and King Pekah son of Remaliah of Israel went up ... View more

2Kgs 16:5-9

5Then King Rezin of Aram and King Pekah son of Remaliah of Israel came up to wage war on Jerusalem; they besieged Ahaz but could not conquer him.6At that time t ... View more

Ezra 2:48

48Rezin, Nekoda, Gazzam,

Neh 7:50

50of Reaiah, of Rezin, of Nekoda,

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