19 Pula king of Assyria invaded the land, so Menahem gave Pul 75,000 poundsb of silver so that Pul would support him to strengthen his grip on the kingdom.
20 Then Menahem exacted 20 ouncesc of silver from each of the wealthy men of Israel to give to the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria withdrew and did not stay there in the land.