Nadab of Israel

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This entry incorporates text from Easton's Bible Dictionary, 1897, with some modernisation.

Nadab was the son and successor of Jeroboam, the king of Israel (1 Kings 14:20). Albright has dated his reign to 901 - 900 BC, while Thiele offers the dates 910 - 909 BC. While engaged with his army in besieging Gibbethon, a town of southern Dan (Joshua 19:44), a conspiracy broke out in his army, and he was slain by Baasha (1 Kings 15:25-28), after a reign of two years. The assassination of Nadab was followed by that of his whole house, and so this great Ephraimite family became extinct (1 Kings 15:29).

Preceded by:
Jeroboam
King of Israel Succeeded by:
Baasha
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