8 thoughts on “ Sennacherib II

  1. Sennacherib, Akkadian Sin-akhkheeriba, (died January bce, Nineveh [now in Iraq]), king of Assyria (/– bce), son of Sargon II. He made Nineveh his capital, building a new palace, extending and beautifying the city, and erecting inner and outer city walls that still stand. Sennacherib figures prominently in the Old Testament.
  2. Sennacherib (reigned B.C.), a king of Assyria, was one of the four great kings of the late Assyrian Empire. He rebuilt Nineveh and destroyed Babylon. Sennacherib is the biblical form of the name Sin-akheeriba. Though a younger son, he was chosen as heir by his father, Sargon II.
  3. Aug 22,  · Sennacherib's problems with Babylon were largely inherited. His father, Sargon II (reigned BCE) had defeated the tribal chieftain Merodach-Baladan and driven him from Babylon but had allowed him to live. Once Sargon II was dead, and Sennacherib took the throne, Merodach-Baladan returned to Babylon and re-claimed the throne.
  4. Sennacherib was a monarch who reigned over the ancient Assyrian Empire for twenty-five years ( B.C.). His name is found thirteen times in the Old Testament. Most notably he is mentioned in the Bible in connection with his invasion of Syria and Palestine in B.C.
  5. 2 Kings New International Version (NIV) Sennacherib Threatens Jerusalem. 17 The king of Assyria sent his supreme commander, his chief officer and his field commander with a large army, from Lachish to King Hezekiah at Jerusalem. They came up to Jerusalem and stopped at the aqueduct of the Upper Pool, on the road to the Washerman’s Field. 18 They called for the king; and Eliakim.
  6. Later, in B.C., when King Hezekiah of Judah withheld Assyrian tribute, Sargon II’s successor, Sennacherib, marched into Judah, destroying, according to his claim, 46 cities and besieging Jerusalem. Although Sennacherib failed to capture Jerusalem (2 Kings –36), Hezekiah no doubt continued to pay tribute to Assyria.
  7. Jan 22,  · Sennacherib, king of Assyria, who ruled from bc to bc, son of Sargon II. One of Sennacherib’s first acts as king was a military expedition against the usurper Merodach-baladan of Babylonia, whom he defeated and expelled from Babylon in bc. Sennacherib appointed Bel-ibni king of Babylon and then marched eastward to subdue the erdiaglovuneftu.rogperfsokilsticlarilimembdicorboy.coen: Adarmalik Adrammelech, Ashurilbalatisu, Ashur-nadin-shumi, Sharezer, Esarhaddon.
  8. 2 Kings New International Version (NIV) Sennacherib Threatens Jerusalem. 17 The king of Assyria sent his supreme commander, his chief officer and his field commander with a large army, from Lachish to King Hezekiah at Jerusalem. They came up to Jerusalem and stopped at the aqueduct of the Upper Pool, on the road to the Washerman’s Field.

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