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Ahaz becomes a vassal of Tiglath-pileser
Ahaz asked Tiglath-pileser III for help against his enemies, and became his vassal.
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2 Ki 16:7–8

Ahaz sent messengers to Tiglath-Pileser king of Assyria, saying, “I am your servant and your son. Come up and rescue me from the hand of the king of Aram and from the hand of the king of Israel who are rising up against me.” Ahaz took the silver and gold found in the house of Yahweh and in the …

2 Ki 16:10

So King Ahaz went to meet Tiglath-Pileser the king of Assyria in Damascus, and he saw the altar that was in Damascus, so King Ahaz sent to Uriah the priest the builder’s plan of the altar and the exact model of how it had been made.

2 Ch 28:16

At that time King Ahaz sent to the king of Assyria to help him,

2 Ch 28:20–21

Then Tiglath-Pileser the king of Assyria came against him and brought trouble for him, instead of helping him, for Ahaz took a portion from the house of Yahweh and the house of the king and the princes, and he gave it to the king of Assyria, but it was no help to him.

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