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Zimri

Zimri in the Bible, (1 Kings) Zimri is a captain who kills the king of Israel and makes himself king; he himself in turn is defeated and killed. In Dryden's Absalom and Achitophel, the name is given to Buckingham.

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Zimri

Zimri (zĬm´rī), in the Bible, king of Israel for a few days. He was one of Elah's generals; he killed the king and held the throne until Omri rebelled.

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