May 21, 2023 · What happened when Sennacherib’s huge army surrounded Jerusalem in 715 BCE is one of the great mysteries. Sennacherib’s own triumphal inscription concedes he failed to vanquish Hezekiah.
May 5, 2023 · Archaeological discoveries of Lachish date back to 1847 when Sennacherib’s palace was located, complete with a stone relief in the throne room detailing the city’s conquest, explained Garfinkel. The Israeli archaeologist made his own excavations of the city, with digs from 2013-17, during which he made finds dating back to David and Solomon.
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May 5, 2023 · The Lachish Letters are a collection of texts excavated at biblical Lachish in southern Israel that date to the years immediately preceding the site’s destruction by the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar II in the early sixth century BCE, as described in the Book of Jeremiah.
Sennacherib responds with a show of force, and the mere presence of his army makes most of the rebels fold. Hezekiah is one of those who resists, and, militarily, it goes badly for him— most notably the city of Lachish is beseiged and destroyed.
May 25, 2023 · A look into the ancient archaeological discovery regarding Sennacherib's militaristic campaign in the Kingdom of Judah. This is one of the most iconic and interesting extra-biblical...
May 5, 2023 · Assyrian kings such as Ashurnarsipal II and Sennacherib perfected the use of battering rams, with the latter utilizing multiple rams in one concentrated wall or gate to puncture through defenses.
3 days ago · The Neo-Assyrian ruler Sennacherib (705–681 BC) attacked the rebels, conquering Ascalon, Sidon and Ekron and defeating the Egyptians and driving them from the region. He marched toward Jerusalem, destroying 46 towns and villages (including the heavily defended city of Lachish) in his path.
May 20, 2023 · In the context of our passage above that mentions Tirhakah, the fortress city of Lachish had been taken (cf. the displays in Lachish Room in the British Museum), and Assyrian was fighting against Libnah (2 Kings 19:8). It was at that point that Sennacherib “heard concerning Tirhakah.”
May 21, 2023 · Daily Devotion Sunday Reflection: Everyday Glory Prioritizing spiritual disciplines is one way we express gratitude and love to our Savior. May 21, 2023 To get the most out of this devotion, set aside time to read the scriptures referenced throughout. Have you ever tithed, volunteered at church, attended a Sunday service, or spent time in prayer?
May 20, 2023 · The One Hundred Eighty-Five Thousand of Sennacherib The Word of God declares that all the fenced cities were captured, except for the prize: Jerusalem and her king. The humanists find such a miraculous account unacceptable, but much to their dismay, secular history soundly confirms the Biblical writings. Audio Options: MP3
1 day ago · Canaan (/ ˈ k eɪ n ən /; ... At Lachish, The Fosse Temple III ... Sargon II, Tiglath-Pileser III, Esarhaddon, Sennacherib and Ashurbanipal came to dominate ...
May 27, 2023 · The Bible states that the tribute was paid before the king of Assyria returned to Nineveh. (2 Kings 18:15-17) Why the difference? And why was Sennacherib unable to boast about conquering the Judean capital, Jerusalem, in the way he boasted of his conquest of the Judean fortress Lachish? Three Bible writers give the answer.