Character Study on Arza

Character Study on Arza

1 Kings 16: And his servant Zimri, captain of half his chariots, conspired against him, as he was in Tirzah, drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza steward of his house in Tirzah.

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Arza
(ahr' zuh) Personal name meaning, “wood worm” or “earthiness.” Steward of the house of King Baasha (908-886 B.C.) in Tirzah. The king was drunk in Arza's house when Zimri killed Baasha (1 Kings 16:8-10 ).

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Arza
Steward of Elah, king of Israel. 1 Kings 16:9 .

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Arza
ARZA . Prefect of the palace at Tirzah, in whose house King Elah was assassinated by Zimri at a carouse ( 1 Kings 16:9 ).

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Elah - A beacon to warn drunkards, killed by the captain of half his chariots, Zimri, while "drinking himself drunk" in the house of his steward Arza in Tirzah
Zimri - Fifth sovereign of northern Israel; originally captain of half Elah's chariots; reigned only seven days, after having slain Elah son of Baasha, (while drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, steward of his house in Tirzah), and then all the house of Baasha, fulfilling the prophet Jehu's words: 929, 930 B