Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

The fourth year

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Bible References

The fourth year

2 Kings 18:1
In the third year of the reign of Israel's King Hoshea son of Elah, Ahaz's son Hezekiah became king over Judah.
2 Kings 17:4
The king of Assyria discovered that Hoshea was planning a revolt. Hoshea had sent messengers to King So of Egypt and had not sent his annual tribute to the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria arrested him and imprisoned him.

General references

Ezekiel 23:9
Therefore I handed her over to her lovers, the Assyrians for whom she lusted.

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