|Overview - 2 Kings 17|
|1||Hoshea's wicked reign.|
|3||Being subdued by Shalmaneser, he conspires against him with So, king of Egypt.|
|5||Samaria for sinning is led into captivity.|
|24||The strange nations which were transplanted into Samaria, being plagued with lions, make a mixture of religions.|
2 Kings 17:26 (King James Version)
Wherefore they spake to the king of Assyria, saying, The nations which thou hast removed, and placed in the cities of Samaria, know not the manner of the God of the land: therefore he hath sent lions among them, and, behold, they slay them, because they know not the manner of the God of the land.