|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 18:9 (King James Version)
And it came to pass in the fourth year of king Hezekiah, which was the seventh year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, that Shalmaneser king of Assyria came up against Samaria, and besieged it.