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An Assyrian king mentioned in the book of Tobit (Tobit 1:2, 15, 16). Ενεμεσσαρος (Enemessaros) is often translated as “Shalmaneser” and taken as a reference to the Assyrian king Shalmaneser V. This is based partially on the Latin Vulgate‘s rendering Salmanasar.
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ENEMESSAR (PERSON) [Gk Eneméssar (os) (Ἐνεμέσσαρος)]. The name of an Assyrian king in the book of Tobit during whose reign Tobit was taken into captivity (1:2). His successor is said to have been his son Sennachereim (Sennacherib; Tob 1:15), who in turn was followed on the throne by Sacherdonos (Esarhaddon;
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The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Enemessar en’uh-mes’uhr (Ενεμεσσαρος). An Assyrian king during whose reign Tobit was taken captive (Tob. 1:2, 16, KJV; NRSV, “Shalmaneser”); when he died, he was supposedly succeeded by Sennacherib (1:15). Because Sennacherib’s father was Sargon II (really an adopted title, Akk. šarru-kēn, “the king
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