71And the LORD was with him; wherever he went he prospered. And 2he rebelled against the king of Assyria and did not serve him.
83He adefeated the Philistines as far as Gaza and its territory, from 4watchtower to fortifiedcity.
Now in the fourthyear of KingHezekiah, which was the seventhyear of Hosheason of Elahking of Israel, 5Shalmaneserking of Assyriacame up againstSamaria and besieged it.
At the end of threeyears they captured it; in the sixthyear of Hezekiah, which was 6the ninthyear of Hosheaking of Israel, Samaria was captured.
Then the king of AssyriacarriedIsraelaway into exile to Assyria, and put them in 7Halah and on the Habor, the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes,
12because they 8did not obey the voice of the LORD their God, but transgressed His covenant, even all that Moses the servant of the LORDcommanded; they would neitherlistennordo it.