King James Version
Against him came up Shalmaneser king of Assyria; and Hoshea became his servant, and gave him presents.
Darby Bible Translation
Against him came up Shalmaneser king of Assyria, and Hoshea became his servant, and tendered him presents.
World English Bible
Against him came up Shalmaneser king of Assyria; and Hoshea became his servant, and brought him tribute.
Young's Literal Translation
against him came up Shalmaneser king of Asshur, and Hoshea is to him a servant, and doth render to him a present.
2 Kings 17:3 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
gave: Heb. rendered
presents: or, tribute
Against him came up Shalmaneser king of Assyria; and Hoshea became his servant, and gave him presents.2 Kings 17:3 Parallel Commentaries
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2 Kings 17:2
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, but not as the kings of Israel that were before him.
2 Kings 17:4
And the king of Assyria found conspiracy in Hoshea: for he had sent messengers to So king of Egypt, and brought no present 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.
2 Kings 18:9
And it came to pass in the fourth year of king Hezekiah, which was the seventh year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, that Shalmaneser king of Assyria came up against Samaria, and besieged it.
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