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From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    whom God beholds, an officer of Ben-hadad II., king of Syria,
    who ultimately came to the throne, according to the word of the
    Lord to Elijah (1 Kings 19:15), after he had put the king to
    death (2 Kings 8:15). His interview with Elisha is mentioned in
    2 Kings 8. The Assyrians soon after his accession to the throne
    came against him and defeated him with very great loss; and
    three years afterwards again invaded Syria, but on this occasion
    Hazael submitted to them. He then turned his arms against
    Israel, and ravaged "all the land of Gilead," etc. (2 Kings
    10:33), which he held in a degree of subjection to him (13:3-7,
    22). He aimed at the subjugation also of the kingdom of Judah,
    when Joash obtained peace by giving him "all the gold that was
    found in the treasures of the house of the Lord, and in the
    king's house" (2 Kings 12:18; 2 Chr. 24:24). He reigned about
    forty-six years (B.C.886-840), and was succeeded on the throne
    by his son Ben-hadad (2 Kings 13:22-25), who on several
    occasions was defeated by Jehoash, the king of Israel, and
    compelled to restore all the land of Israel his father had

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Hazael, that sees God