Smith's Bible Dictionary


Pekahi'ah. (whose eyes Jehovah opened). Son and successor of Menahem, who was the 17th king of the separate kingdom of Israel, B.C. 759-757. After a brief reign of scarcely two years, a conspiracy was organized, against him by Pekah, who murdered him, and seized the throne.


Taken from: Smith's Bible Dictionary by Dr. William Smith (1884)