Rabshakeh

Sennacherib lays siege to Israel

TEXT: ISAIAH 36

BACKGROUND: According to Wikipedia, Assyrian King Sennacherib's siege of Jerusalem begins with the destruction of the Northern Kingdom of Israel and its capital, Samaria.

The Bible says the 10 northern tribes came to be known as the Ten Lost Tribes, because as recorded in II Kings 17, they were carried off and settled with other peoples - as was the Assyrian policy.

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