The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Zerah

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The Encyclopedia Americana
Zerah
Edition of 1920. See also Zerah on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

ZERAH, (Heb. Zarach), king of Ethiopia, known to the Egyptians as Azech Amen, who flourished in southern Egypt about 900 B.C. He conquered Egypt and invaded Palestine, where he was defeated by Asa, king of Judah. Zerah then abandoned not only Palestine, but also Egypt (2 Chron. xiv).