Numbers 26:33; Joshua 12:24; 1 Kings 14:17; 15:21,33; 16:6; 2 Kings 15:14,16; Song of Solomon 6:4
(pleasing). (1) Youngest of the five daughters of Zelophehad (Num. 26:3333And Zelophehad the son of Hepher had no sons, but daughters: and the names of the daughters of Zelophehad were Mahlah, and Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah. (Numbers 26:33)). (2) An ancient Canaanite city captured by Joshua, and which afterward became the capital of the kingdom of Samaria, till Samaria, the new capital, was founded by King Omri. It was some 30 miles north of Jerusalem, and 5 miles east of Samaria (Josh. 12:2424The king of Tirzah, one: all the kings thirty and one. (Joshua 12:24); 1 Kings 14:17; 15:21,33; 16:617And Jeroboam's wife arose, and departed, and came to Tirzah: and when she came to the threshold of the door, the child died; (1 Kings 14:17)
21And it came to pass, when Baasha heard thereof, that he left off building of Ramah, and dwelt in Tirzah. (1 Kings 15:21)
33In the third year of Asa king of Judah began Baasha the son of Ahijah to reign over all Israel in Tirzah, twenty and four years. (1 Kings 15:33)
6So Baasha slept with his fathers, and was buried in Tirzah: and Elah his son reigned in his stead. (1 Kings 16:6)
; 2 Kings 15:14,1614For Menahem the son of Gadi went up from Tirzah, and came to Samaria, and smote Shallum the son of Jabesh in Samaria, and slew him, and reigned in his stead. (2 Kings 15:14)
16Then Menahem smote Tiphsah, and all that were therein, and the coasts thereof from Tirzah: because they opened not to him, therefore he smote it; and all the women therein that were with child he ripped up. (2 Kings 15:16)
; Song of Sol. 6:44Thou art beautiful, O my love, as Tirzah, comely as Jerusalem, terrible as an army with banners. (Song of Solomon 6:4)).