Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
|Overview - 2 Kings 18|
| 1 ||Hezekiah's good reign. |
| 4 ||He destroys idolatry, and prospers. |
| 9 ||The inhabitants of Samaria are carried captive for their sins. |
|13 ||Sennacherib invading Judah, is pacified by a tribute. |
|17 ||Rab-shakeh, by blasphemous persuasions, solicits the people to revolt. |
2 Kings 18:34 (King James Version)
Where are the gods of Hamath, and of Arpad? where are the gods of Sepharvaim, Hena, and Ivah? have they delivered Samaria out of mine hand?
- the gods
- 19:13 Numbers 13:21 ; 2 Samuel 8:9 ; Jeremiah 49:23
- Hamath, there is little doubt, was the Epiphania of the Greeks, as Josephus, Theodoret, and Jerome, expressly assert. It was a celebrated city of Syria, situated on the Orontes, and the present Hamah doubtless occupies its site; as Abulfeda, who was prince or emir of Hamah about A
- D. 1345, ; expressly states, in his Description of Syria, that Hamah is an ancient city mentioned in the writings of the Israelites. It is still a considerable town, situated on both sides of the Orontes, about three days' journey and a half from Tripoli; and must contain, Burckhardt says, at least 2 Kings 18:30 2 Kings 18:000 ; inhabitants.
- Arpad is probably the town of Arphas, mentioned by Josephus as limiting the province of Gamalitis, Gaulanitis, Batanea, and Trachonitis, to the N
- E.; and the Raphan, or Raphanea, which Stephanus places near Epiphania.
- the gods
- Isaiah 36:18 Isaiah 36:19 ; Isaiah 37:11 Isaiah 37:12 Isaiah 37:18 Isaiah 37:19
- have they delivered
- 2 Kings 17:6 2 Kings 17:23 2 Kings 17:24 2 Kings 17:30 2 Kings 17:31 2 Kings 19:12 2 Kings 19:13