2 Kings 19:36
New International Version
So Sennacherib king of Assyria broke camp and withdrew. He returned to Nineveh and stayed there.

New Living Translation
Then King Sennacherib of Assyria broke camp and returned to his own land. He went home to his capital of Nineveh and stayed there.

English Standard Version
Then Sennacherib king of Assyria departed and went home and lived at Nineveh.

Berean Study Bible
So Sennacherib king of Assyria broke camp and withdrew. He returned to Nineveh and stayed there.

New American Standard Bible
So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed and returned home, and lived at Nineveh.

King James Bible
So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, and went and returned, and dwelt at Nineveh.

Christian Standard Bible
So King Sennacherib of Assyria broke camp and left. He returned home and lived in Nineveh.

Contemporary English Version
After this King Sennacherib went back to Assyria and lived in the city of Nineveh.

Good News Translation
Then the Assyrian emperor Sennacherib withdrew and returned to Nineveh.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Sennacherib king of Assyria broke camp and left. He returned home and lived in Nineveh.

International Standard Version
As a result, King Sennacherib of Assyria left and returned to Nineveh where he lived.

NET Bible
So King Sennacherib of Assyria broke camp and went on his way. He went home and stayed in Nineveh.

New Heart English Bible
So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, and went and returned, and lived at Nineveh.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then King Sennacherib of Assyria left. He went home to Nineveh and stayed there.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, and went and returned, and dwelt at Nineveh.

New American Standard 1977
So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed and returned home, and lived at Nineveh.

Jubilee Bible 2000
So Sennacherib, king of Assyria, departed and went and returned and dwelt at Nineveh.

King James 2000 Bible
So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, and went and returned, and dwelt at Nineveh.

American King James Version
So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, and went and returned, and dwelled at Nineveh.

American Standard Version
So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, and went and returned, and dwelt at Nineveh.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Sennacherim king of the Assyrians departed, and went and returned, and dwelt in Nineve.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Sennacherib king of the Assyrians departing went away, and he re- turned and abode in Ninive.

Darby Bible Translation
And Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, and went and returned, and abode at Nineveh.

English Revised Version
So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, and went and returned, and dwelt at Nineveh.

Webster's Bible Translation
So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, and went and returned, and dwelt at Nineveh.

World English Bible
So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, and went and returned, and lived at Nineveh.

Young's Literal Translation
And Sennacherib king of Asshur journeyeth, and goeth, and turneth back, and dwelleth in Nineveh;
Study Bible
Jerusalem Delivered from the Assyrians
35And that very night the angel of the LORD went out and struck down 185,000 men in the camp of the Assyrians. When the people got up the next morning, there were all the dead bodies! 36So Sennacherib king of Assyria broke camp and withdrew. He returned to Nineveh and stayed there. 37One day, while he was worshiping in the temple of his god Nisroch, his sons Adrammelech and Sharezer struck him down with the sword and escaped to the land of Ararat. And his son Esar-haddon became king in his place.…
Cross References
2 Kings 19:7
Behold, I will put a spirit in him so that he will hear a rumor and return to his own land, where I will cause him to fall by the sword.'"

2 Kings 19:28
Because your rage and arrogance against Me have reached My ears, I will put My hook in your nose and My bit in your mouth; I will send you back the way you came.'

Jonah 1:2
"Arise! Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before Me."

Nahum 1:1
This is the oracle of Nineveh, the book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite:

Treasury of Scripture

So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, and went and returned, and dwelled at Nineveh.

Sennacherib.

2 Kings 19:7,28,33
Behold, I will send a blast upon him, and he shall hear a rumour, and shall return to his own land; and I will cause him to fall by the sword in his own land…

Nineveh.

Genesis 10:11,12
Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah, …

Jonah 1:2
Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me.

Jonah 3:2-10
Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee…







Lexicon
So Sennacherib
סַנְחֵרִ֣יב (san·ḥê·rîḇ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5576: Sennacherib -- a king of Assyr

king
מֶֽלֶךְ־ (me·leḵ-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4428: A king

of Assyria
אַשּׁ֑וּר (’aš·šūr)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 804: Ashshur

broke camp
וַיִּסַּ֣ע (way·yis·sa‘)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5265: To pull up, the tent-pins, start on a, journey

and withdrew.
וַיֵּ֔לֶךְ (way·yê·leḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

He returned
וַיָּ֖שָׁב (way·yā·šāḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

to Nineveh
בְּנִֽינְוֵֽה׃ (bə·nî·nə·wêh)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5210: Nineveh -- capital of Assyr

and stayed there.
וַיֵּ֖שֶׁב (way·yê·šeḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry
(36) Departed, and went.--Broke up camp, and marched. There should be a stop at returned.

And dwelt at Nineveh.--Or, and he abode in Nineveh, implying that he did not again invade the west. Sennacherib records five subsequent expeditions to the east, north, and south of his dominions, but these obviously were nothing to the peoples of Palestine. (See Notes on 2Kings 20:12.)

Nineveh.--The capital of Assyria, now marked by large mounds on the east bank of the Tigris, opposite Mosul. (The Arabic version has "the king of Mosul," instead of "the king of Assyria.") It is usually called Ninua in the inscriptions; sometimes Nina, seldom Nin´┐Ż (Greek, Nivos.)

Verse 36. - So Sennacherib King of Assyria departed, and went and returned. The, original is more lively, and more expressive of haste. Sennacherib, it is said, "decamped, and departed, and returned" - the heaping up of the verbs expressing the hurry of the march home (Keil); comp. 1 Kings 19:3. And dwelt at Nineveh. Nineveh was Sennacherib's favorite residence. He had built himself a palace, there, marked by the modern mound of Koyunjik. Sargon, his father, had dwelt mainly at Dur-Sargina or Khorsabad, Tiglath-pileser and Shalmaueser at Calah or Nimrod. Sennacherib's palace and his ether buildings at Nineveh are described in his annals at some length (see 'Records of the Past,' vol. 1. pp. 50-52). The expression, "dwelt at Nineveh," does not mean that he never quitted it, but merely implies that he dwelt there for some considerable time after his return, as he appears to have done by his annals. The Eponym Canon makes his last year B.C. 682. 19:35-37 That night which followed the sending of this message to Hezekiah, the main body of their army was slain. See how weak the mightiest men are before Almighty God. Who ever hardened himself against Him and prospered? The king of Assyria's own sons became his murderers. Those whose children are undutiful, ought to consider whether they have not been so to their Father in heaven? This history exhibits a strong proof of the good of firm trust and confidence in God. He will afflict, but not forsake his people. It is well when our troubles drive us to our knees. But does it not reprove our unbelief? How unwilling are we to rest on the declaration of Jehovah! How desirous to know in what way he will save us! How impatient when relief is delayed! But we must wait for the fulfilling of his word. Lord, help our unbelief.
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