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  Sennacherib - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sennacherib (in Akkadian Sin-ahhe-eriba, "Sin (the moon god) has taken the place of brothers to me") was the son of Sargon II, whom he succeeded on the throne of Assyria (705 BC–681 BC).
This famous event was recorded by Sennacherib himself, by Herodotus, and by several biblical writers.
Sennacherib then turned his attention to Beth-Dagon, Joppa, Banai-Barqa, and Azjuru, cities that were ruled by Sidqia and also fell to Sennacherib.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sennacherib   (1014 words)

Then Sennacherib marched against the Kassi in the northern mountains of Elam and ravaged the kingdom of Ellip where Ecbatana afterwards stood.
Jerusalem was saved eventually by a plague, which decimated the Assyrian army and obliged Sennacherib to return to Nineveh.
Sennacherib was vainglorious and a bad administrator; he built the palace of Kuyunjik at Nineveh, 1500 ft. long by 700 ft. broad, as well as the great wall of the city, 8 m.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /S/SE/SENNACHERIB.htm   (497 words)

 Sennacherib on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The son of Sargon, Sennacherib spent most of his reign fighting to maintain the empire established by his father.
Thus, Sennacherib destroyed many Judaean cities and besieged Jerusalem, forcing the king to pay a heavy tribute.
Byron's 'The Destruction of Sennacherib.' (Lord Byron's poem)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/S/Sennache.asp   (483 words)

 Nineveh Gallery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sennacherib, the son and successor of Sargon II, inherited an empire that extended from Babylonia to southern Palestine and into Asia Minor, after the sudden death of his father.
Sennacherib’s reaction was swift and devastating, as he led his army south to Merodach-baladan’s main base of Cuthah, which he besieged and captured.
Sennacherib unexpectedly died at Nineveh in January 681 by parricide, according to the Bible (2 Kings 19:37), by the hands of two of his sons.
www.neiu.edu /~lojajou/myIndividual/kinglist/Sanhareeb.htm   (1576 words)

Sennacherib laid siege to Jerusalem, and the king of Judah, Hezekiah, was called upon to surrender, but he did not comply.
Sennacherib built a huge palace in Nineveh, adorned with reliefs, some of them depicting the transport of colossal bull statues by water and by land.
Sennacherib was assassinated by one or two of his sons in the temple of the god Ninurta at Kalakh.
www.chn-net.com /timeline/assyria_study.html   (849 words)

 Sargon is Sennacherib
offspring of the loins of Esarhaddon...; grandson of Sennacherib...
And when king Sennacherib was come back, fleeing from Judea by reason of the slaughter that God had made about him for his blasphemy, and being angry slew many of the children of Israel, Tobias buried their bodies.
Thus Sennacherib refers to a Padi (that is, Pedaiah) in Ekron and a Tsidqa (Zedekiah) in Ashkelon [36b].
www.specialtyinterests.net /sargon.html   (13459 words)

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Sennacherib based his criticism of Hezekiah on the assumption that Israel's God could not be pleased with having only one altar.
Sennacherib reminded the inhabitants of Jerusalem of what he and his fathers had done to all the peoples of the other lands (32:13).
On the basis of this common belief, Sennacherib insisted that the gods of [other] nations were unable to deliver their land from [his] hand (32:13).
www.thirdmill.org /files/english/html/ot/OT.h.Pratt.2Chr.32.9-23.html   (1812 words)

 The Mighty Assyrian Empire Emerges From The Dust
The biblical record agrees with Sennacherib's account of the Assyrian invasion and notes the desperation of the kingdom of Judah as the Assyrians laid siege to Jerusalem, their last surviving stronghold.
Sennacherib, the warrior king, had bragged about his humbling of Hezekiah, trapping him in Jerusalem as he surrounded and prepared to storm the city.
Sennacherib himself would later ignominiously die at the hands of two of his sons.
www.ucgportland.org /popups/bt3.html   (843 words)

 Bible Study - The Day Sennacherib Challenged God
Sennacherib, meaning Sin sends many brothers (ironically, Sin was the name of the pagan Assyrian moon "god"), was an Assyrian king who reigned about 705-681 BC (see Ancient Empires - Assyria).
The son and successor of Sargon, Sennacherib is known to Bible History from when his massive army of about 200,000 men came against King Hezekiah of Judah (see Kings of Israel and Judah and Hezekiah's Tunnel), and made the incredibly foolish mistake of arrogantly challenging and blaspheming God.
Sennacherib's own record of his invasion of Judah, which matches the Biblical account, has been found by archaeologists.
www.keyway.ca /htm2002/20020420.htm   (544 words)

 Crosswalk.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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. Sennacherib was one of the most magnificent of the Assyrian kings.
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)
bible.crosswalk.com /Dictionaries/SmithsBibleDictionary/smt.cgi?number=T3800   (390 words)

 BIBLE & SPADE: Ch XIII- Sennacherib's Invasion
That the fall of the Northern Kingdom made a deep im­pression on Jerusalem is shown by the reforms of Hezekiah and the increased influence of the prophetical schools in diplomatic affairs.
Sennacherib has naturally omitted all mention of his subsequent demand for the sur­render of the city and the defiant reply which Isaiah en­couraged the king of Judah to return (II Kgs.xviii.19-xix.7).
The death of Sennacherib (680 BC) recorded as a fulfilment of Isaiah's prophecy—and it came to pass, as he was worshipping in the house of Nisroch his god, that Adram-melech and Sharezer smote him with the sword: and they escaped into the land of Ararat.
www.katapi.org.uk /BAndS/ChXIII.htm   (2709 words)

 The Early Kings of Judah: Miraculous Deliverance > The Good News : November/December 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Moshe Pearlman describes the find: "The gems of Sennacherib's palace for biblical scholars were a series of thirteen slabs of wall reliefs depicting Sennacherib seated upon a throne on a hill-slope before a besieged city amidst the landscape of what was evidently meant to be the land of Judah.
In effect, the biblical narrative is frozen in frames in Sennacherib's wall depicting the conquest of the city of Lachish.
While Sennacherib was busy plundering Judah's other cities, Hezekiah began a desperate building project to provide the city a secure water source before the Assyrians could lay siege to the capital.
www.gnmagazine.org /issues/gn19/archaeologyjudah.htm   (2866 words)

 Addendum To Sennacherib As Antichrist
Assyria under Sennacherib is, as far as I know, the only one who came against Jerusalem and failed, a major embarrasment, all explained in Scripture in the flavor of the end time scenario, wounded but rising up mysteriously through the kingdoms down through the ages as the king of the bottomless pit:
Rev 13:2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority.
Sennacherib, of course, was killed with the sword.
users.stargate.net /~ejt/PForum/Sennacherib1.htm   (851 words)

 God assures deliverance through Isaiah; Sennacherib's threat; Hezekiah prays and presents threatening letter before ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sennacherib had gone to besiege Libnah (about five miles north of Lachish), and from there set out for the Valley of Eltekeh to meet the Egyptian Army which had come to the aid of Judah" (Aharoni and Avi-Yonah, Macmillan Bible Atlas, p.
Sennacherib was soon apprised of this, but communicated to Hezekiah that he should take no comfort from it since the Assyrians had completely destroyed all their previous enemies (2Kings 19:9-13)" (Kingdom of Priests, p.
Sennacherib returned in disgrace to Nineveh, where he of course did not report his ignominious defeat.
www.ucgstp.org /bible/brp/2ki19.htm   (940 words)

 Stolen Stones: The Modern Sack of Nineveh
For two and one-half millennia, the only known account of this momentous event was in II Kings 18-19, which reports that Sennacherib's invincible army was laid low by the angel of the Lord, after which Sennacherib returned to Nineveh where he was murdered by his sons.
In 1847 the young British adventurer Austen Henry Layard explored the ruins of Nineveh and rediscovered the lost palace of Sennacherib across the Tigris River from modern Mosul in northern Iraq.
Potential buyers of Sennacherib fragments should be aware that very few such pieces appear legitimately on the market, and that many more fragments may have been smuggled out of Iraq, either from relief slabs known to have been broken up, or from other slabs in the palace museum.
www.archaeology.org /online/features/nineveh   (2727 words)

 Sennacherib: the Year - 701
The empire Sennacherib, son of Sargon, inherited was enormous: “The god Assur has intrusted in me an unrivalled kingship.
The Egyptian charioteers and princes, together with the charioteers of the Ethiopian king my hands took alive in the midst of battle.” the Egyptian-Ethiopian army was defeated at the walls of Eltekeh; neighboring Ekron was stormed and its inhabitants killed, their corpses hung on poles around the town.
Jewish tradition tells of the conquest of Egypt by Sennacherib and of his march towards Ethiopia: “Sennacherib was forced to stop his campaign against Hezekiah for a short time, as he had to move hurriedly against Ethiopia.
www.varchive.org /tac/701.htm   (707 words)

 Sennacherib - a biography from the landscape architecture and Gardens Guide
Sennacherib put great energy into rebuiding Nineveh and providing it with new walls, parks and plantations of fruit trees.
Sennacherib's palace was on the hill of Kuyunjik.
Sennacherib's wife's name (Naqia) was not Assyrian and the hillside gardens were said to remind her of her native land.
www.gardenvisit.com /b/sennacherib.htm   (330 words)

 SENNACHERIB - Defeat Of One Opposed To God!
Sennacherib thought he knew what Jehovah God desired in worship (this is a hallmark of selfishness!).
When Sennacherib could not move Hezekiah to bargain toward compromise, he decided that perhaps a direct appeal to the people would be best.
Literally Sennacherib’s words are, “Enter into a connection of mutual good wishes with me.” SELF prods such to undermine, slander, and ridicule the leadership so that they will be put in a bad opinion and others will choose to “make peace” when the leadership has determined that such peace is wrong.
www.christianlibrary.org /authors/John_L_Kachelman_Jr/kings-ot/sennacherib.htm   (2026 words)

 Sennacherib’s Last Campaign   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The last campaign of Sennacherib was directed not only against Jerusalem, but also against Egypt and Ethiopia (Sudan)—an enterprising warrior, Tirhaka, who invaded Egypt from the Sudan, reinstated Sethos, and put the occupant of the throne of Egypt, underling of Sennacherib, to flight.
Sennacherib sent his messengers to Hezekiah from Lachish and once more from Libnah to demand submission; he also wrote him an ultimatum, and blasphemed the Hebrew God.
A sequence of natural phenomena that bewildered the world for almost a hundred years during the eighth century and the beginning of the seventh is investigated and described in that volume.
www.varchive.org /tac/lastcamp.htm   (338 words)

 BD Sennacherib
Sennacherib accordingly invaded Judah and took some of the fenced cities (2 Kgs.
year of king Hezekiah did Sennacherib king of Assyria come up against all the fenced cities of Judah, and took them.
these things, and the establishment thereof, Sennacherib king of Assyria came, and entered into Judah, and encamped against the fenced cities, and thought to win them for himself.
scriptures.lds.org /bds/snnchrb?sr=1   (631 words)

 hezekiahvssennacherib   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
An even later period may be indicated by the statement that the Assyrian king has boasted of drying up Egypt's streams with the sole of his foot (Isa 19:4-10; 37:25) which would suggest 671 BCE when Esarhaddon conquered Egypt.
Sennacherib does, however, state that Hezekiah paid a penalty tribute for rebelling against him, 300 talents of Gold and 800 talents of silver.
Following the death of Sennacherib, the story of Hezekiah's illness, recovery and reception of Merodach-Baladan's envoys occurs.
www.bibleorigins.net /hezekiahvssennacherib.html   (1739 words)

The news of the murder of Sennacherib, King of Assyria, on 20 Tebet, 681, was received with mixed feelings but certainly with strong emotion alI over the ancient Near East.
In 694, Sennacherib eldest son and heir-designate Assur-nãdin-sumi is captured by Babylonians and carried off to Elam; he is no more heard of.
A "treaty of rebellion" is concluded; and probably not much later, Sennacherib is stabbed to death by Arda-Mulissi or, perhaps, crushed alive under a winged bull colossus guarding the temple where he had been praying at the time of the murder.This reconstruction closely follows Esarhaddon's own account of the events.
www.gatewaystobabylon.com /introduction/murderersennacherib.htm   (1906 words)

 Campaign Sennacherib
Hezekiah himself, did send me, later, to Nineveh, my lordly city, together with 30 talents of gold, 800 talents of silver, precious stones, antimony, large cuts of red stone, couches inlaid with ivory, nimedu-chairs inlaid with ivory, elephant-hides, ebony-wood, boxwood and all kinds of valuable treasures, his own daughters and concubines.
In the fourteenth year of King Hezekiah, Sennacherib, king of Assyria, went on an expedition against all the fortified cities of Judah and captured them.
When he was worshiping in the temple of his god Nisroch, his sons Adram-melech and Sharezer slew him with the sword and fled into the land of Ararat.
www.earth-history.com /Babylon/sennacherib.htm   (636 words)

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