Concordia Theological Monthly
assyrian, sennacherib, egypt, babylon, nineveh, ashurbanipal, judah, hebrew, cuneiform
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Olmstead believes Hezekiah realized that Egypt was indeed a broken reed and decided to make his peace with the Assyrian king and therefore sent the above-mentioned tribute to Sennacherib after his return to Nineveh. But is it probable that Hezekiah would pay such a heavy tribute after the Assyrian monarch had been so completely crushed, had evacuated Palestine, and wae now in far-away Nineveh?
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Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
2 Kings 19:36-37; 2 Kings 21:2; Ezra 4:1; 2 Chronicles 33:10; Ezra 4:9; Zephaniah 2:13; Nahum 3:18; 2 Kings 23:29;
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"Political Contacts or the Hebrews with Assyria and Babylonia,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 7, Article 55.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol7/iss1/55