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

4Then Gideon came to the Jordan and crossed over, he and the three hundred who were with him, exhausted and famished.5So he said to the people of Succoth, “Plea ... View more

Ps 83:11

11Make their nobles like Oreb and Zeeb,
all their princes like Zebah and Zalmunna,

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