ZAMBRI

 
Gender: Male
 
Origin: Latin version of Hebrew ZIMRI
 
 
Namebearer:
 
ZAMBRI, Latin variant of Hebrew ZIMRI, William F. Albright has dated his reign to 876 BCE, while E. R. Thiele offers the date 885 BCE -
“He was a commander who murdered king Elah at Tirzah, and succeeded him as king. However, Zimri reigned only seven days, because the army elected Omri as king, and with their support laid
siege to Tirzah. Finding his position untenable, Zimri set fire to the palace and perished.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zimri_%28king%29
 

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