Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


In the ninth year of Hoshea the king of Assyria took Samaria, and carried Israel away into Assyria, and placed them in Halah and in Habor by the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.

Bible References


Leviticus 26:32
And, I, will make the land dumb, And your foes that dwell therein shall regard it with dumb amazement:
Deuteronomy 4:25
When thou shalt beget sons, and sons' sons, and become careless in the land and break faith and make an image the form of any thing, and shalt do the thing that is wicked in the eyes of Yahweh thy God provoking him to anger,
Deuteronomy 28:36
Yahweh will bring thee and thy king whom thou wilt set up over thee, unto a nation which thou hast not known, thou nor thy fathers, - and thou shalt serve there other gods of wood and of stone.
Deuteronomy 29:27
therefore did the anger of Yahweh kindle upon that land, - to bring in upon it all the curse that is written in this scroll;
Deuteronomy 30:18
I declare unto you, to-day, that ye shall perish, - ye shall not prolong your days, upon the soil which thou art passing over the Jordan to enter and possess.
1 Kings 14:15
Therefore will Yahweh smite Israel, as a reed shaketh in water, and will root out Israel, from off this goodly soil, which he gave unto their fathers, and will scatter them beyond the River (Euphrates), - because they have made their Sacred Stems, provoking Yahweh to anger:
Amos 5:27
Therefore will I carry you into exile beyond Damascus, - saith Yahweh, God of hosts, is his name.


2 Kings 19:12
Did the gods of the nations, deliver them, whom my fathers destroyed, Gozan, and Haran, - and Rezeph, and the sons of Eden, who were in Telassar?
1 Chronicles 5:26
so the God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Pul king of Assyria, and the spirit of Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria, and he took them away captive, even the Reubenites and the Gadites and the half tribe of Manasseh, - and brought them in unto Halah, and Habor, and Hara, and to the river of Gozan, unto this day.
Isaiah 37:12
Did the gods of the nations, deliver them, whom my fathers destroyed, - Gozan, and Haran, - and Rezeph, and the sons of Eden, who were in Telassar?

The medes

Isaiah 13:17
Behold me! stirring up against them the Medes, - Who of silver, shall take no account, And as for gold, they shall not delight in it;
Isaiah 21:2
So hath, a grievous vision, been told me: - the deceiver, is deceiving. And the spoiler, is spoiling, Go up, O Elam Besiege O Media, All the sighing she hath caused, have I made to cease.
Daniel 5:28
P'res, - snatched away is thy kingdom, and given to the Medes and Persians.

General references

Deuteronomy 28:52
And he shall lay siege to thee in all thy gates, until thy high and fortified walls come down wherein thou wast trusting, in all thy land, - yea he will lay siege to thee in all thy gates, in all thy land which Yahweh thy God, hath given, unto thee.
Isaiah 37:11
Lo! thou, thyself, hast heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all the lands in devoting them to destruction, - and shalt, thou, be delivered?
Ezekiel 23:9
therefore, did I deliver her into the hand of her lovers,- into the hand of the sons of Assyria, after whom she lusted: