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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Sennacherib

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(Assyrian: the Moon God increases the brothers)

One of the greatest kings of Assyria, warrior, and builder (705-681. B.C.), mentioned in the Bible in connection with Ezechias (4Kings 18-19; Isaiah 36-37). He invaded Palestine twice; during his second invasion, the bulk of his army was miraculously destroyed, the rest fleeing with him. Shortly afterwards he was assassinated (4Kings 19).


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Entry for 'Sennacherib'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ncd/s/sennacherib.html. 1910.

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