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Assyria


1. Antiquity and origin of. Ge 10:8-11.

2. Situated beyond the Euphrates. Isa 7:20.

3. Watered by the river Tigris. Ge 2:14.

4. Called

a. The land of Nimrod. Mic 5:6.

b. Shinar. Ge 11:2; 14:1.

c. Asshur. Ho 14:3.

5. Nineveh, chief city of. Ge 10:11; 2Ki 19:36.

6. Governed by kings. 2Ki 15:19,29.

7. Celebrated for

a. Fertility. 2Ki 18:32; Isa 36:17.

b. Extent of conquests. 2Ki 18:33-35; 19:11-13; Isa 10:9-14.

c. Extensive commerce. Eze 27:23,24.

8. Idolatry, the religion of. 2Ki 19:37.

9. As a power, was

a. Most formidable. Isa 28:2.

b. Intolerant and oppressive. Na 3:19.

c. Cruel and destructive. Isa 10:7.

d. Selfish and reserved. Ho 8:9.

e. Unfaithful, &c. 2Ch 28:20,21.

f. Proud and haughty. 2Ki 19:22-24; Isa 10:8.

g. An instrument of God’s vengeance. Isa 7:18,19; 10:5,6.

10. Chief men of, described. Eze 23:6,12,23.

11. Armies of, described. Isa 5:26-29.

12. Pul king of

a. Invaded Israel. 2Ki 15:19.

b. Brought off by Menahem. 2Ki 15:19,20.

13. Tiglathpileser king of

a. Ravaged Israel. 2Ki 15:29.

b. Asked to aid Ahaz against Syria. 2Ki 16:7,8.

c. Took money from Ahaz, but strengthened him not. 2Ch 28:20,21.

d. Conquered Syria. 2Ki 16:9.

14. Shalmaneser king of

a. Reduced Israel to tribute. 2Ki 17:3.

b. Was conspired against by Hoshea. 2Ki 17:4.

c. Imprisoned Hoshea. 2Ki 17:4.

d. Carried Israel captive. 2Ki 17:5,6.

e. Re-peopled Samaria from Assyria. 2Ki 17:24.

15. Sennacherib king of

a. Invaded Judah. 2Ki 18:13.

b. Bought off by Hezekiah. 2Ki 18:14-16.

c. Insulted and threatened Judah. 2Ki 18:17-32; 19:10-13.

d. Blasphemed the Lord. 2Ki 18:33-35.

e. Prayed against by Hezekiah. 2Ki 19:14-19.

f. Reproved for pride and blasphemy. 2Ki 19:12-34; Isa 37:21-29.

g. His army destroyed by God. 2Ki 19:35.

h. Assassinated by his sons. 2Ki 19:36.

16. Condemned for oppressing God’s people. Isa 52:4.

17. Manasseh taken captive to. 2Ch 33:11.

18. The re-peopling of Samaria from, completed by Asnappar. Ezr 4:10.

19. Idolatry of, brought into Samaria. 2Ki 17:29.

20. Judah condemned for trusting to. Jer 2:18,36.

21. Israel condemned for trusting to. Ho 5:13; 7:11; 8:9.

22. The Jews condemned for following the idolatries of. Eze 16:28; 23:5,7-49.

23. The greatness, extent, duration, and fall, illustrated. Eze 31:3-17.

24. Predictions respecting

a. Conquest of the Kenites by. Nu 24:22.

b. Conquest of Syria by. Isa 8:4.

c. Conquest and captivity of Israel by. Isa 8:4; Ho 9:3; 10:6; 11:5.

d. Invasion of Judah by. Isa 5:26; 7:17-20; 8:8; 10:5,6,12.

e. Restoration of Israel from. Isa 27:12,13; Ho 11:11; Zec 10:10.

f. Destruction of. Isa 10:12-19; 14:24,25; 30:31-33; 31:8,9; Zec 10:11.

g. Participation in the blessings of the gospel. Isa 19:23-25; Mic 7:12.