2 Kings 18:9

9 In the fourth year of King Hezekiah, which was the seventh year of Hoshea son of Elah, king of Israel, 1Shalmaneser king of Assyria came up against Samaria and besieged it,

2 Kings 18:9 Meaning and Commentary

2 Kings 18:9

And it came to pass in the fourth year of King Hezekiah
In the beginning of it:

which was the seventh year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel:
the beginning of his seventh:

that Shalmaneser king of Assyria came up against Samaria, and besieged
it;
see ( 2 Kings 17:5 ) .

2 Kings 18:9 In-Context

7 And the LORD was with him; wherever he went out, he prospered. He rebelled against the king of Assyria and would not serve him.
8 He struck down the Philistines as far as Gaza and its territory, from watchtower to fortified city.
9 In the fourth year of King Hezekiah, which was the seventh year of Hoshea son of Elah, king of Israel, Shalmaneser king of Assyria came up against Samaria and besieged it,
10 and at the end of three years he took it. In the sixth year of Hezekiah, which was the ninth year of Hoshea king of Israel, Samaria was taken.
11 The king of Assyria carried the Israelites away to Assyria and put them in Halah, and on the Habor, the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes,

Cross References 1

  • 1. For ver. 9-12, see 2 Kings 17:3-7