1 tn Heb “and Sennacherib king of Assyria departed and went and returned and lived in Nineveh.”
2 sn The assassination of King Sennacherib probably took place in 681
3 tn The verb that introduces this verse serves as a discourse particle and is untranslated; see note on “in the future” in 2:2.
4 sn No such Mesopotamian god is presently known. Perhaps the name Nisroch is a corruption of Nusku.
5 sn Extra-biblical sources also mention the assassination of Sennacherib, though they refer to only one assassin. See M. Cogan and H. Tadmor, II Kings (AB), 239-40.