This is when the kingdom splits into Judah and Israel (North and South)
He built many shrines and created Schecem. He also instituted forced labor.
Mesha state: strong leadership and successful economy, but D.H. historians consider him to be VERY BAD.
Building Projects: Hazor
a coup, resulting from treachery w/ Jezebel & Jeraboam & fulfills prophecy and Omri dynasty comes to an end. He ills Baal worshippers.