Bible Names A-G
King Elah in Wikipedia
(Hebrew: אֵלָה; Greek: Ἠλά; Latin: Ela) was a son of Baasha, who
succeeded him as king of Israel. William F. Albright has dated
his reign to 877 BC - 876 BC, while E. R. Thiele offers the
dates 886 BC - 885 BC.
Chapter 16 of 1 Kings relates how Elah was murdered by his
chariot commander Zimri, who became his successor.