Remaliah (Rem´uh-li´uh)

The father of Pekah, an official of King Pekahiah of Israel (i.e., Northern Kingdom) who assassinated the king and took the throne (2Kgs 15:25; Isa 7:1).

2Kgs 15:25

25Pekah son of Remaliah, his captain, conspired against him with fifty of the Gileadites, and attacked him in Samaria, in the citadel of the palace along with A ... View more

Isa 7:1

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

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