15:20 Menahem got this silver by taxing all the wealthy men in Israel; he took fifty shekels of silver from each one of them and paid it to the king of Assyria. 1 Then the king of Assyria left; he did not stay there in the land.
2 Kings 16:9Context
16:9 The king of Assyria responded favorably to his request; 2 he 3 attacked Damascus and captured it. He deported the people 4 to Kir and executed Rezin.
2 Kings 17:6Context
17:6 In the ninth year of Hoshea’s reign, the king of Assyria captured Samaria and deported the people of Israel 5 to Assyria. He settled them in Halah, along the Habor (the river of Gozan), and in the cities of the Medes.
2 Kings 17:11Context
17:11 They burned incense on all the high places just like the nations whom the Lord had driven away from before them. Their evil practices made the Lord angry. 6
2 Kings 17:26Context
17:26 The king of Assyria was told, 7 “The nations whom you deported and settled in the cities of Samaria do not know the requirements of the God of the land, so he has sent lions among them. They are killing the people 8 because they do not know the requirements of the God of the land.”
2 Kings 17:28Context
17:28 So one of the priests whom they had deported from Samaria went back and settled in Bethel. 9 He taught them how to worship 10 the Lord.
2 Kings 17:33Context
17:33 They were worshiping 11 the Lord and at the same time serving their own gods in accordance with the practices of the nations from which they had been deported.
2 Kings 18:11Context
18:11 The king of Assyria deported the people of Israel 12 to Assyria. He settled them in Halah, along the Habor (the river of Gozan), and in the cities of the Medes.
2 Kings 24:14-15Context
24:14 He deported all the residents of Jerusalem, including all the officials and all the soldiers (10,000 people in all). This included all the craftsmen and those who worked with metal. No one was left except for the poorest among the people of the land. 24:15 He deported Jehoiachin from Jerusalem to Babylon, along with the king’s mother and wives, his eunuchs, and the high-ranking officials of the land. 13
2 Kings 25:11Context
25:11 Nebuzaradan, the captain of the royal guard, deported the rest of the people who were left in the city, those who had deserted to the king of Babylon, and the rest of the craftsmen. 14
1 tn Heb “and Menahem brought out the silver over Israel, over the prominent men of means, to give to the king of Assyria, fifty shekels of silver for each man.”
2 tn Heb “listened to him.”
3 tn Heb “the king of Assyria.”
4 tn Heb “it.”
5 tn The Hebrew text has simply “Israel” as the object of the verb.
6 tn Heb “and they did evil things, angering the
7 tn Heb “and they said to the king of Assyria, saying.” The plural subject of the verb is indefinite.
8 tn Heb “Look they are killing them.”
10 tn Heb “fear.”
11 tn Heb “fearing.”
12 tn The Hebrew text has simply “Israel” as the object of the verb.
13 tn Heb “and he deported Jehoiachin to Babylon; the mother of the king and the wives of the king and his eunuchs and the mighty of the land he led into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon.”
14 tc The MT has “the multitude.” But הֶהָמוֹן (hehamon) should probably be emended to הֶאָמוֹן (he’amon).