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From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary [easton]:

  Baasha
     bravery, the third king of the separate kingdom of Israel, and
     founder of its second dynasty (1 Kings 15; 16; 2 Chr. 16:1-6).
     He was the son of Ahijah of the tribe of Issachar. The city of
     Tirzah he made the capital of his kingdom, and there he was
     buried, after an eventful reign of twenty-four years (1 Kings


     15:33). On account of his idolatries his family was
     exterminated, according to the word of the prophet Jehu (1 Kings
     16:3, 4, 10-13).
     

From Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's) [hitchcock]:

  Baasha, he that seeks, or lays waste
  

















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