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What is the context of Ashurbanipal being mentioned in Ezra 4:10?

Ezra 4:10 details the introductory greetings of a letter to Achaemenid emperor Artaxerxes, including: and the other people whom the great and honorable Ashurbanipal deported and settled in the city ...
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Isaiah 52:4 - Translation for Assyrian

In Isaiah 52:4, translations vary around Assyria. Is the oppressor an Assyrian in Egypt or is Assyria a new oppression like the prior oppression in Egypt.
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Did the authors of Jonah know Assyria would conquer Israel?

Did the writers of Jonah employ dramatic irony by making Jonah aware that by successfully convincing the people of Nineveh, the capital of Assyria, to repent, he would set in place events that would ...
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What Was the Sin of Nineveh? (Jonah 1:2)

The Book of Jonah begins with God's call to the famous reluctant prophet: “Arise, go to Nin′eveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness has come up before me.” As far as I can ...
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What Is The Fulfillment Of Numbers 24:24? [closed]

And ships shall come from the coast of Chittim, and shall afflict Asshur, and shall afflict Eber, and he also shall perish for ever.(Numbers 24:24) There are many different interpretations to Numbers ...
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Did Sargon Ever Conquer Egypt?

In the year that Tartan came unto Ashdod, (when Sargon the king of Assyria sent him,) and fought against Ashdod, and took it; 2 At the same time spake the Lord by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go ...
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