|Overview - 2 Kings 15|
|1||Azariah's good reign.|
|5||He dying a leper, Jotham succeeds.|
|8||Zachariah the last of Jehu's generation, reigning ill, is slain by Shallum.|
|13||Shallum, reigning a month, is slain by Menahem.|
|16||Menahem strengthens himself by Pul.|
|21||Pekahiah succeeds him.|
|23||Pekahiah is slain by Pekah.|
|27||Pekah is oppressed by Tiglath-pileser, and slain by Hoshea.|
|32||Jotham's good reign.|
|36||Ahaz succeeds him.|
2 Kings 15:19 (King James Version)
And Pul the king of Assyria came against the land: and Menahem gave Pul a thousand talents of silver, that his hand might be with him to confirm the kingdom in his hand.
- M. 3233. B.C. 771. Pul.
- Prideaux supposes that this Pul was the father of the famous Sardanapalus, who was called Sardan with his father's name Pul annexed, as was frequent in those times, making Sardanpul: thus Merodach, king of Babylon, was Merodach-Baladan, because he was the son Baladan. This Pul began to reign according to Usher, A
- M. 3237, the fifth year of Menahem; and he is supposed to be the same that reigned in Nineveh, when Jonah preached in that city.
- 1 Chronicles 5:25 1 Chronicles 5:26 ; Isaiah 9:1
- 12:18 16:8 2 Kings 17:3 2 Kings 17:4 18:16 Hosea 5:13 ; Hosea 8:9 Hosea 8:10 10:6
- to confirm
- 14:5 Jeremiah 17:5