|Overview - 2 Kings 16|
|1||Ahaz's wicked reign.|
|5||Ahaz, assailed by Rezin and Pekah, hires Tiglath-pileser against them.|
|10||Ahaz, sending a pattern of an altar from Damascus to Urijah, diverts the brazen altar to his own devotions.|
|17||He spoils the temple.|
|19||Hezekiah succeeds him.|
2 Kings 16:7 (King James Version)
So Ahaz sent messengers to Tiglathpileser king of Assyria, saying, I am thy servant and thy son: come up, and save me out of the hand of the king of Syria, and out of the hand of the king of Israel, which rise up against me.