Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And he bought the hill Samaria of Shemer for two talents of silver, and built on the hill, and called the name of the city which he built, after the name of Shemer, owner of the hill, Samaria.

Bible References

The name of the city

1 Kings 13:32
For the message which he proclaimed, by the ward of Yahweh, against the altar which is in Bethel, - and against all the houses of the high places which are in the cities of Samaria, shall surely come to pass.
1 Kings 18:2
And Elijah went, to show himself unto Ahab. Now, the famine, was severe in Samaria.
1 Kings 20:1
Now, Ben-hadad, king of Syria, had gathered together all his forces, and, thirty-two kings, were with him, and horses and chariots, - then came he up, and laid siege to Samaria, and made war against it.
1 Kings 22:37
So the king died, and was brought into Samaria, - and they buried the king, in Samaria.
2 Kings 17:1
In the twelfth year of Ahaz king of Judah, began Hosea son of Elah to reign in Samaria, over Israel, and he reigned nine years.
John 4:4
Now he must needs pass through Samaria.
Acts 8:5
And, Philip, going down unto the city of Samaria, proclaimed unto them the Christ.