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Zebah (Hebrew: זֶ֫בַח‎ Zeḇaḥ, "sacrifice", Zebee in the Brenton Septuagint Translation
Brenton Septuagint Translation
and the Douai-Rheims Bible) and Zalmunna (צַלְמֻנָּע Ṣalmunnā‘, "shade denied", Salmana in the Brenton Septuagint Translation
Brenton Septuagint Translation
and the Douai-Rheims Bible) were the two kings who led the vast host of the Midianites who invaded the land of Israel, and over whom Gideon
Gideon
gained a great and decisive victory (Judges 8). Zebah and Zalmunna had succeeded in escaping across the Jordan River
Jordan River
with a remnant of the Midianite host, but were overtaken at Karkor, probably in the Hauran, and routed by Gideon. The kings were taken alive and brought back across the Jordan; and confessing that they had personally taken part in the killing of Gideon's brothers, they were put to death. Their demise is remembered and invoked in Psalms 83:9-11:

Deal with them as with Midian
Midian
... yes, all their princes like Zebah and Zalmunna.

See also 1 Samuel 12:11 and Isaiah 10:26.  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Easton, Matthew George (1897). "Zalmunna". Easton's Bible Dictionary
Easton's Bible Dictionary
(New and revised ed.). T. Nelson and Sons.   This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Easton, Matthew George (1897). "Zebah". Easton's Bible Dictionary (New and revised ed.). T. Nelson and Sons. 

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