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2 Kings 15:16 NIV

16 At that time Menahem, starting out from Tirzah, attacked Tiphsah and everyone in the city and its vicinity, because they refused to open their gates. He sacked Tiphsah and ripped open all the pregnant women.

References for 2 Kings 15:16

Study tools for 2 Kings 15:16

  • a 15:1 - Also called "Uzziah" ; also in verses 6, 7, 8, 17, 23 and 27
  • b 15:5 - The Hebrew for "leprosy" was used for various diseases affecting the skin.
  • c 15:5 - Or "in a house where he was relieved of responsibilities"
  • d 15:10 - Hebrew; some Septuagint manuscripts "in Ibleam"
  • e 15:12 - 2 Kings 10:30
  • f 15:19 - Also called "Tiglath-Pileser"
  • g 15:19 - That is, about 38 tons or about 34 metric tons
  • h 15:20 - That is, about 1 1/4 pounds or about 575 grams