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Reference: Ava


a place in Assyria from which colonies were brought to Samaria (2Ki 17:24). It is probably the same with Ivah (2Ki 18:34; 19:13; Isa 37:13). It has been identified with Hit on the Euphrates.

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Ava, in Assyria; colonists thence re. peopled Samaria after the removal of the Israelites (2Ki 17:24). Probably the same as Ivah (2Ki 18:34). The Assyrians according to their usual policy, having conquered Ivah, transplanted its inhabitants to Samaria, vacated by Israel's deportation. (See IVAH.)

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. A'va

Place subject to Assyria from which colonists were sent to Samaria: possibly the same as AHAVA and IVAH. 2Ki 17:24.

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(ruin), a place in the empire of Assyria, apparently the same as Ivan.

2Ki 17:24

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