Rabshakeh


Rabshakeh
An emissary from Sennacherib to Hezekiah of Judah demanding tribute (2 Kgs. 18:17). This was duly paid, but Isaiah urged the king not to offer total surrender. In fact, the Assyrian soldiers were afflicted with a plague [[➝ plagues]] which obliged the army to withdraw.

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  • Rabshakeh — chief of the princes, the name given to the chief cup bearer or the vizier of the Assyrian royal court.The Bible mentions it for one of Sennacherib smessengers to Hezekiah. See the speech he delivered, in the Hebrew language, in the hearing of… …   Wikipedia

  • Rabshakeh — noun One of messengers to , quoted in 2 Kings 18:27–37 and Isaiah 36:12–20. For example, here is a man, a chief officer or cupbearer, Rabshakeh by name, who represents the king of Assyria …   Wiktionary

  • Rabshakeh —    Chief of the princes, the name given to the chief cup bearer or the vizier of the Assyrian court; one of Sennacherib s messengers to Hezekiah. See the speech he delivered, in the Hebrew language, in the hearing of all the people, as he stood… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 2 Kings 18 — 1 Now it came to pass in the third year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, that Hezekiah the son of Ahaz king of Judah began to reign. 2 Twenty and five years old was he when he began to reign; and he reigned twenty and nine years in Jerusalem …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Isaiah 36 — 1 Now it came to pass in the fourteenth year of king Hezekiah, that Sennacherib king of Assyria came up against all the defenced cities of Judah, and took them. 2 And the king of Assyria sent Rabshakeh from Lachish to Jerusalem unto king Hezekiah …   The King James version of the Bible

  • ISAIAH — (Heb. יְשַׁעְיָה ,יְשַׁעְיָהוּ Salvation of YHWH ), one of the eight books (as the Rabbis and the Masorah count them) of the Nevi im, or Prophets, the second division of the Hebrew canon (see bible , Canon). INTRODUCTION Outside the Book of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 2 Kings 19 — 1 And it came to pass, when king Hezekiah heard it, that he rent his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the house of the LORD. 2 And he sent Eliakim, which was over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and the elders of… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Isaiah 37 — 1 And it came to pass, when king Hezekiah heard it, that he rent his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the house of the LORD. 2 And he sent Eliakim, who was over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and the elders of the …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Sennacherib — (Akkadian Sîn ahhe eriba (moon god) Sîn has replaced (lost) brothers for me ) was the son of Sargon II, whom he succeeded on the throne of Assyria (705 – 681 BC). Rise to power As a crown prince, Sennacherib was placed in charge of the empire… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Biblical names — This is a list of names from the Bible, mainly taken from the 19th century public domain resource: : Hitchcock s New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bible by Roswell D. Hitchcock, New York: A. J. Johnson, 1874, c1869.Each name is given with its …   Wikipedia


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