29 In the days of Pekah king of Israel, [a]Tiglath-Pileser king of Assyria (A)came and took (B)Ijon, Abel Beth Maachah, Janoah, Kedesh, Hazor, Gilead, and Galilee, all the land of Naphtali; and he (C)carried them captive to Assyria.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 15:29 A later name of Pul, v. 19

So the king of Assyria heeded him; for the king of Assyria went up against (A)Damascus and (B)took it, carried its people captive to (C)Kir, and killed Rezin.

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(A)In the ninth year of Hoshea, the king of Assyria took Samaria and (B)carried Israel away to Assyria, (C)and placed them in Halah and by the Habor, the River of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.

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Assyria Resettles Samaria

24 (A)Then the king of Assyria brought people from Babylon, Cuthah, (B)Ava, Hamath, and from Sepharvaim, and placed them in the cities of Samaria instead of the children of Israel; and they took possession of Samaria and dwelt in its cities.

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26 So the God of Israel stirred up the spirit of (A)Pul king of Assyria, that is, (B)Tiglath-Pileser[a] king of Assyria. He carried the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh into captivity. He took them to (C)Halah, Habor, Hara, and the river of Gozan to this day.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 5:26 Heb. Tilgath-Pilneser