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2 Kings 15:16 ESV

16 At that time Menahem sacked Tiphsah and all who were in it and its territory from Tirzah on, because they did not open it to him. Therefore he sacked it, 1and he ripped open all the women in it who were pregnant.

References for 2 Kings 15:16

Study tools for 2 Kings 15:16

  • a 15:5 - Leprosy was a term for several skin diseases; see Leviticus 13
  • b 15:5 - The meaning of the Hebrew word is uncertain
  • c 15:13 - Another name for Azariah
  • d 15:19 - Another name for Tiglath-pileser III (compare verse 29)
  • e 15:19 - A talent was about 75 pounds or 34 kilograms
  • f 15:20 - A shekel was about 2/5 ounce or 11 grams