21Then the people of Israel were divided into twoparts: half of the peoplefollowedTibni the son of Ginath, to make him king; the other halffollowedOmri.
But the peoplewhofollowedOmriprevailedover the peoplewhofollowedTibni the son of Ginath. And Tibnidied and Omribecameking.
In the thirty-firstyear of Asaking of Judah, OmribecamekingoverIsrael and reigned twelveyears; he reignedsixyears at 1Tirzah.
He bought the hillaSamaria from Shemer for two talents of silver; and he built on the hill, and named the citywhich he builtb2Samaria, after the name of Shemer, the owner of the hill.
253Omrididevil in the sight of the LORD, and 4actedmorewickedlythanallwho were before him.
For he 5walked in all the way of Jeroboam the son of Nebat and in his sinswhich he made Israelsin, provoking the LORDGod of Israel with their cidols.
Now the rest of the acts of Omriwhich he did and his mightwhich he dshowed, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel?
So Omrislept with his fathers and was buried in Samaria; and Ahab his sonbecameking in his place.