Sennacherib or Sennacherib
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Sennacherib or Sennacherib

(sin, the moon, increases brothers), was the son and successor of Sargon. [SARGON] His name in the original is read as Tsinakki-irib , the meaning of which, as given above indicates that he was not the first-born of his father. Sennacherib mounted the throne B.C. 702. His efforts were directed to crushing the revolt of Babylonia, which he invaded with a large army. Merodach-baladan ventured on a battle, but was defeated and driven from the country. In his third year, B.C. 700, Sennacherib turned his arms toward the west, chastised Sidon, and, having probably concluded a convention with his chief enemy finally marched against Hezekiah, king of Judah. It was at this time that "Sennacherib came up against all the fenced cities of Judah, and took them." (2 Kings 18:13) There can be no doubt that the record which he has left of his campaign against "Hiskiah" in his third year is the war with Hezekiah so briefly touched in vs. 13-16 of this chapter. In the following year (B.C. 699) Sennacherib made his second expedition into Palestine. Hezekiah had again revolted, and claimed the protection of Egypt. Sennacherib therefore attacked Egypt, and from his camp at Lachish and Libnah he sent an insulting letter to Hezekiah at Jerusalem. In answer to Hezekiah's prayer an event occurred which relieved both Egypt and Judea from their danger. In one night the Assyrians lost, either by a pestilence or by some more awful manifestation of divine power, 185,000 men! The camp immediately broke up; the king fled. Sennacherib reached his capital in safety, and was not deterred by the terrible disaster which had befallen his arms from engaging in other wars, though he seems thenceforward to have carefully avoided Palestine. Sennacherib reigned 22 years and was succeeded by Esar-haddon, B.C. 680. Sennacherib was one of the most magnificent of the Assyrian kings. Seems to have been the first who fixed the seat of government permanently at Nineveh, which he carefully repaired and adorned with splendid buildings. His greatest work is the grand palace Kouyunjik. Of the death of Sennacherib nothing is known beyond the brief statement of Scripture that "as he was worshipping in the house of Nisroch his god, Adrammelech and Sharezer his sons smote him with the sword and escaped into the land of Armenia." (2 Kings 19:37; Isaiah 37:38)

Strong's Hebrew
152. Adrammelek -- "Adar is prince," an Assyr. idol, also a son of ...
... "Adar is prince," an Assyr. idol, also a son of Sennacherib. Transliteration:
Adrammelek Phonetic Spelling: (ad-ram-meh'-lek) Short Definition: Adrammelech. ...
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5576. Sancherib -- a king of Assyr.
... a king of Assyr. Transliteration: Sancherib Phonetic Spelling: (san-khay-reeb')
Short Definition: Sennacherib. ... NASB Word Usage Sennacherib (13). Sennacherib. ...
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Hezekiah and Sennacherib.
... HEZEKIAH AND SENNACHERIB. Sennacherib, the King of Assyria, invaded the
land of Judah, and threatened to lay siege to Jerusalem. ...
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The Destruction of Sennacherib
came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts ...
/.../wells/bible stories and religious classics/the destruction of sennacherib.htm

How Sennacherib Made an Expedition against Hezekiah; What
... From The Captivity Of The Ten Tribes To The First Year Of Cyrus. CHAPTER 1.
How Sennacherib Made An Expedition Against Hezekiah; What. ...
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Sennacherib (705-681 BC )
... CHAPTER I"SENNACHERIB (705-681 BC). The struggle of Sennacherib with Judaea
and Egypt"Destruction of Babylon. Sennacherib either ...
/.../chapter isennacherib 705-681 b c.htm

History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 8
... [Illustration: 001.jpg PAGE IMAGE]. SENNACHERIB (705-681 BC). THE STRUGGLE OF
/.../history of egypt chaldaea syria babylonia and assyria v 8/title page.htm

A Strange Reward for Faithfulness
... 'After these things, and the establishment thereof, Sennacherib, king of Assyria,
came.'"2 Chronicles 32:1. ... Did Sennacherib come to destroy? By no means! ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/a strange reward for faithfulness.htm

England's Strength
... You heard then how this great Assyrian conqueror, Sennacherib, after taking all
the fortified towns of Judah, and sweeping the whole country with fire and sword ...
/.../kingsley/sermons for the times/sermon xiv englands strength.htm

'He Uttered his Voice, the Earth Melted'
... 'Then Isaiah the son of Amos sent to Hezekiah, saying, Thus saith the Lord God of
Israel, That which thou hast prayed to Me against Sennacherib king of Assyria ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/he uttered his voice the.htm

... Sargon's son, Sennacherib, was a proud and ambitious monarch, who used his Israelite
captives in building up the walls of Nineveh, and making the most ...
// chosen people/lesson ix nineveh.htm

The Triumph of Faith
... Incline Thine ear, O Lord, and hear; open Thine eyes, O Lord, and see: and hear
all the words of Sennacherib, which hath sent to reproach the living God.18. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/the triumph of faith.htm

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