New International Version
Shalmaneser king of Assyria came up to attack Hoshea, who had been Shalmaneser's vassal and had paid him tribute.
King James Bible
Against him came up Shalmaneser king of Assyria; and Hoshea became his servant, and gave him presents.
Darby Bible Translation
Against him came up Shalmaneser king of Assyria, and Hoshea became his servant, and tendered him presents.
World English Bible
Against him came up Shalmaneser king of Assyria; and Hoshea became his servant, and brought him tribute.
Young's Literal Translation
against him came up Shalmaneser king of Asshur, and Hoshea is to him a servant, and doth render to him a present.
2 Kings 17:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Shalmaneser - This was the son and successor of Tiglath-pileser. He is called Shalman by Hosea, Hosea 10:14, and Enemessar, in the book of Tobit, 1:2.
Gave him presents - Became tributary to him.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Shalmaneser This was the son and successor of Tiglath-pileser: he reigned
14 years, from A.M.
gave [heb] rendered
'These nations feared the Lord, and served their own gods.'--2 KINGS xvii. 33. The kingdom of Israel had come to its fated end. Its king and people had been carried away captives in accordance with the cruel policy of the great Eastern despotisms, which had so much to do with weakening them by their very conquests. The land had lain desolate and uncultivated for many years, savage beasts had increased in the untilled solitudes, even as weeds and nettles grew in the gardens and vineyards of Samaria. …
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2 Samuel 8:2
David also defeated the Moabites. He made them lie down on the ground and measured them off with a length of cord. Every two lengths of them were put to death, and the third length was allowed to live. So the Moabites became subject to David and brought him tribute.
2 Kings 17:2
He did evil in the eyes of the LORD, but not like the kings of Israel who preceded him.
2 Kings 17:4
But the king of Assyria discovered that Hoshea was a traitor, for he had sent envoys to So king of Egypt, and he no longer paid tribute to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year. Therefore Shalmaneser seized him and put him in prison.
2 Kings 18:9
In King Hezekiah's fourth year, which was the seventh year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, Shalmaneser king of Assyria marched against Samaria and laid siege to it.
"Now therefore, our God, the great God, mighty and awesome, who keeps his covenant of love, do not let all this hardship seem trifling in your eyes--the hardship that has come on us, on our kings and leaders, on our priests and prophets, on our ancestors and all your people, from the days of the kings of Assyria until today.
"Oholah engaged in prostitution while she was still mine; and she lusted after her lovers, the Assyrians--warriors
They make many promises, take false oaths and make agreements; therefore lawsuits spring up like poisonous weeds in a plowed field.
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