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19 (A)Pul[a] king of Assyria came against the land; and Menahem gave Pul a thousand talents of silver, that his [b]hand might be with him to (B)strengthen the kingdom under his control.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 15:19 Tiglath-Pileser III, v. 29
  2. 2 Kings 15:19 Support

(A)Shalmaneser king of Assyria came up against him; and Hoshea (B)became his vassal, and paid him tribute money. And the king of Assyria uncovered a conspiracy by Hoshea; for he had sent messengers to So, king of Egypt, and brought no tribute to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year. Therefore the king of Assyria shut him up, and bound him in prison.

Israel Carried Captive to Assyria(C)

Now (D)the king of Assyria went throughout all the land, and went up to Samaria and besieged it for three years. (E)In the ninth year of Hoshea, the king of Assyria took Samaria and (F)carried Israel away to Assyria, (G)and placed them in Halah and by the Habor, the River of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.

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they came to Zerubbabel and the heads of the fathers’ houses, and said to them, “Let us build with you, for we seek your God as you do; and we have sacrificed to Him (A)since the days of Esarhaddon king of Assyria, who brought us here.”

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10 (A)and the rest of the nations whom the great and noble Osnapper took captive and settled in the cities of Samaria and the remainder beyond [a]the River—(B)and[b] so forth.

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Footnotes

  1. Ezra 4:10 The Euphrates
  2. Ezra 4:10 Lit. and now

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