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Tibni

Meaning: building of Jehovah

Tibni was the son of Ginath, a man of some position.

King Tibni was chosen by a considerable number of the people as monarch of Israel, but he was unable to hold on to that position.

For a period of 4 years, he contended for the throne with Omri (1 Kings 16:21-22), who at length gained the mastery, and became sole monarch of Israel.

Article Version: July 17, 2019