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King of Assyria, was invited by Ahaz king of Judah to aid him against the kings of Syria and Israel, 2 Kings 16:7-10 . This he did, but exacted also a heavy tribute from Ahaz, so as to distress him without helping him, 2 Chronicles 28:20-21 . From the kingdom of Israel, also, he carried off the inhabitants of many cities captive, and placed them in various parts of his kingdom, B. C. 740,1 Chronicles 5:26 2 Kings 15:29 , thus fulfilling unconsciously the predictions of Isaiah, Isaiah 7:17 8:4 . He is supposed to be meant by Jareb, the pleader, in Hosea 5:13 10:6 . He reigned nineteen years at Nineveh, and was succeeded by his son Shalmaneser.

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Tiglath-Pileser'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. 1859.

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