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Bar-Hadad III (Aram.) (ܒܪ ܚܕܕ) or Ben-Hadad III (Heb.) (בֶּן-הֲדַד) was king of Aram Damascus, the son and successor of Hazael. His succession is mentioned in 2 Kings (13:3, 13:24). He is thought to have ruled from 796 BC to 792 BC, although there are many conflicting opinions among Biblical archaeologists as to the length of his reign.[citation needed]
Bar-Hadad III

Stele of Zakkur
King of Aram Damascus (King of Syria)
Reign796 BC–792 BC (possible)
PredecessorKing Hazael
SuccessorKing Rezin
The archaeological Stele of Zakkur mentions "Bar Hadad, son of Hazael".[1][2]
See also
References
  1. ^ Scott B. Noegel, The Zakkur Inscription. In: Mark W. Chavalas, ed. The Ancient Near East: Historical Sources in Translation. London: Blackwell (2006), 307-311.
  2. ^ Luis Robert Siddall, The Reign of Adad-nīrārī III: An Historical and Ideological Analysis of An Assyrian King and His Times. BRILL, 2013 ISBN 9004256148 p.37
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Preceded by
Hazael
King of Aram-Damascus
796 BC–792 BC
Succeeded by
Rezin
Last edited on 6 March 2021, at 20:45
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