Baasha Ends 24 Year Reign; Elah Begins 2-Year Reign (Israel)—I Kings 16:8

3173

Q: WHAT YEAR DID BAASHA'S REIGN END IN ISRAEL?

A: IT DEPENDS WHAT CALENDAR YOU ARE USING!

On the Gregorian calendar (the one you might have on your wall) the year was 874 BC.

On the Hebrew calendar, sometimes called the biblical calendar, the year was 3173AM.

 

RELATED VERSES

1 Kings 15:33 – In the third year of Asa king of Judah began Baasha the son of Ahijah to reign over all Israel in Tirzah, twenty and four years. 

1 Kings 16:8 New King James Version (NKJV)

Elah Reigns in Israel

8 In the twenty-sixth year of Asa king of Judah, Elah the son of Baasha became king over Israel, and reigned two years in Tirzah.

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874