6 which was the ninth year of the reign of Hoshea, the Assyrian emperor captured Samaria, took the Israelites to Assyria as prisoners, and settled some of them in the city of Halah, some near the Habor River in the district of Gozan and some in the cities of Media.

References for 2 Kings 17:6

    • b 17:6 - assyrian emperor: [Probably Sargon II, the successor of Shalmaneser.]