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Assyrians (Divided Kingdom)
The residents of Assyria during the Divided Kingdom.
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Assyria, Assyrians
Assyria, Assyrians. Ancient empire considered the symbol of terror and tyranny in the Near East for more than three centuries. Assyria received its name from the tiny city-state Asshur, on the western bank of the Tigris River in northern Mesopotamia (modern Iraq). The city was the seat of worship of
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Assyrians
Assyrians ə-sirʹē-ənz [Heb. ’aššûr]. The people of Assyria. In Hebrew the name of the people is the same as that of the country. See Assyria.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Assyria, Assyrians
ASSYRIA, ASSYRIANS Ancient empire considered the symbol of terror and tyranny in the Near East for more than three centuries. Assyria received its name from the tiny city-state Asshur, on the western bank of the Tigris River in northern Mesopotamia (modern Iraq). The city was the seat of worship of the
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ASSYRIANS
ASSYRIANS<a-sir’-i-ans> ( אַשׁוּר‎ [’ashshur]): The inhabitants of Assyria. In Hebrew the name of the people is the same as that of the country.See ASSYRIA.
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Assyrians
As-syʹri-ans (2 Kings 19:35; Isa. 37:36), the children of Asshur and the first settlers of Assyria proper. Of all the descendants of Shem, they were the most prominent and powerful. The monarchy and empire which they founded lasted more than twelve centuries, and during the period of imperial greatness
Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books
Assyria, Assyrians
ASSYRIA, ASSYRIANSAssyria and Assyrians are frequently referred to in the Historical Books of the OT, and often these references can be fitted into the larger context of Assyrian history. In the Bible there are several references to Asshur, and these are always to the land, people and kings of Assyria,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Assyrians
ASSYRIANS, a-sirʹi-ans (אַשׁוּר‎, ’ashshūr): The inhabitants of Assyria. In Heb the name of the people is the same as that of the country. See Assyria.
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