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24 And he bought the hill of Samaria from Shemer for two talents of silver; then he built on the hill, and called the name of the city which he built, (A)Samaria,[a] after the name of Shemer, owner of the hill.

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  1. 1 Kings 16:24 Heb. Shomeron

Syria Besieges Samaria in Famine

24 And it happened after this that (A)Ben-Hadad king of Syria gathered all his army, and went up and besieged Samaria.

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