Zebah

Zebah (Zee´buh; Heb., “sacrifice” or “offering”)

A king of Midian who, along with Zalmunna and fifteen thousand survivors of the allied Midianite and Amalekite army, fled from the Israelites led by Gideon. Gideon pursued the kings and the remnant of the army to Karkor east of the Jordan, where, in a surprise attack, he routed the army and captured Zebah and Zalmunna. After carrying out reprisals against Succoth and Penuel for failing to lend assistance, Gideon killed Zebah and Zalmunna because he held them responsible for the deaths of his kinsmen at Tabor (Judg 8:4-21; Ps 83:11).

Judg 8:4-21

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Ps 83:11

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