17:6 In the ninth year of Hoshea’s reign, the king of Assyria captured Samaria and deported the people of Israel 1 to Assyria. He settled them in Halah, along the Habor (the river of Gozan), and in the cities of the Medes.
2 Kings 18:9-12Context
18:9 In the fourth year of King Hezekiah’s reign (it was the seventh year of the reign of Israel’s King Hoshea, son of Elah), King Shalmaneser of Assyria marched 2 up against Samaria 3 and besieged it. 18:10 After three years he captured it (in the sixth year of Hezekiah’s reign); in the ninth year of King Hoshea’s reign over Israel Samaria was captured. 18:11 The king of Assyria deported the people of Israel 4 to Assyria. He settled them in Halah, along the Habor (the river of Gozan), and in the cities of the Medes. 18:12 This happened because they did not obey 5 the Lord their God and broke his agreement with them. 6 They did not pay attention to and obey all that Moses, the Lord’s servant, had commanded. 7
1 tn The Hebrew text has simply “Israel” as the object of the verb.
4 tn The Hebrew text has simply “Israel” as the object of the verb.
5 tn Heb “listen to the voice of.”
6 tn Heb “his covenant.”
7 tn Heb “all that Moses, the