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Ivvah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ivvah
Ivvah (עִוָּה‎, iwwah). A town that was destroyed by the Assyrians. Sennacherib’s messenger bragged about its defeat to intimidate the people of Jerusalem (2 Kgs 18:34; 19:13; Isa 37:13).
Avva
Avva (עַוָּא‎, awwa'). A town whose inhabitants were deported by the Assyrians and resettled in Samaria (2 Kgs 17:24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ivvah (Place)
IVVAH (PLACE) [Heb ʿiwwâ (עִוָּה)]. An unidentified place which served as one of the many examples of towns which could not survive the Assyrian onslaught in 2 Kings 18:34 (= Isa 36:19) and 2 Kgs 19:13 (= Isa 37:13). Though the occurrence of Ivvah alongside Hena and Sepharvaim in 2 Kgs 19:13 seems textually
Avva (Place)
AVVA (PLACE) [Heb ʿawwāʾ (עַוָּא‎)]. AVVITES. A town whose residents were deported by the Assyrians and resettled in Samaria sometime after 721 b.c. (2 Kgs 17:24). A number of mss spell the name ʿawwâ (final he). Simons (GTTOT, 111) proposed identifying Avva with ʿAvvah/ʿIvvah in Syria (modern Tell
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ivvah
Ivvah. City that had already fallen along with others to the Assyrians (2 Kgs 18:34; 19:13; Is 37:13; kjv Ivah). Sennacherib’s representative mocked Hezekiah’s belief that God would save Jerusalem. Ivvah was probably in Syria, but its exact location is unknown.See Avva.
Avva
Avva. District in Syria (the same as Ivvah in 2 Kgs 18:34; 19:13) conquered by Sargon of Assyria in the 8th century bc. After the deportation of the Israelites from Samaria in 722 bc, Shalmaneser, the Assyrian king, sent inhabitants from Avva and other districts to occupy the cities of Samaria (2 Kgs
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ivvah
Ivvah ivʹə [Heb. ʿiwwâ; Gk. Aba]; AV IVAH; also AVVA avʹə [Heb. ʿawwāʾ; Gk. Aia] (2 K. 17:24); AV AVA. A city-state in Syria captured by the Assyrians in the 8th cent. (2 K. 18:34; 19:13) along with Hamath, Arpad, Sepharvaim, and Hena. Of these, only Arpad and Hamath have been identified. Ivvah could
Avva
Avva aʹvə [Heb. ‘awwā] (2 K. 17:24); AV AVA. A province whose people Shalmaneser king of Assyria relocated to cities of Samaria, replacing the Israelites whom he took into exile. See Ivvah.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ivvah
IVVAH City that had already fallen along with others to the Assyrians (2 Kgs 18:34; 19:13; Is 37:13). Sennacherib’s representative mocked Hezekiah’s belief that God would save Jerusalem. Ivvah was probably in Syria.See also Avva.
Avva
AVVA District in Syria (the same as Ivvah in 2 Kgs 18:34; 19:13) conquered by Sargon of Assyria in the eighth century bc. After the deportation of the Israelites from Samaria in 722 bc, Shalmaneser, the Assyrian king, sent inhabitants from Avva and other districts to occupy the cities of Samaria (2 Kgs
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ava
AVA. A city from which colonists were sent to Samaria to replace the Israelites removed by the conquest of the Assyrians in 722 b.c. (2 Kgs 17:24). The Avites made idols which were called Nibhaz and Tartak (2 Kgs 17:31), perhaps deliberate Jewish corruptions of the names of Syrian deities. Ava may be
Ivah
IVAH. A city conquered by the Assyrians and mentioned along with Hamath, Aprad, Sepharvaim, and Hena, according to the boast of Rabshakeh, a representative of Sennacherib (2 Kgs 18:34; 19:13; Isa 37:13). Although its exact location has not been determined, it apparently was in Babylonia and perhaps is
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Iva
IVA. A town conquered by the Assyrians in Isaiah’s time, illustrating the certain defeat of Samaria (2 Ki. 18:34; 19:13; Is. 37:13). Probably Ava of 2 Ki. 17:24. Imm (ʿAya) on the Orontes and ʿAma in Elam are among suggested locations.D. J. Wiseman.D. W. Baker.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ivvah
Ivvah (Heb. ʿiwwâ)A Syrian city-state among those captured by the Assyrians in the 8th century b.c.e. (2 Kgs. 18:34; 19:13; Isa. 37:13). It may be the same as Avva (2 Kgs. 17:24), residents of which the Assyrians uprooted and settled in Samaria after the defeat of the northern kingdom.
Avva
Avva (Heb. ʿawwā)A city in Assyria or Syria, possibly the same as Ivvah, from which Shalmaneser V took colonists, resettling them in the cities of Samaria whose Israelite inhabitants he had deported to Assyria (2 Kgs. 17:24; 722 b.c.e.).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ivvah
Ivvah [ĭvˊə] (Heb. ˓iwwâ).† A Syrian city-state among those captured by the Assyrians in the eighth century B.C. (2 Kgs. 18:34; 19:13; Isa. 37:13; KJV “Ivah”). It may be the same as Avva (2 Kgs. 17:24; KJV “Ava”), residents of which the Assyrians uprooted and settled in Samaria after the defeat
Avva
Avva [ăvˊə] (Heb. ˓awwā). A city in Assyria or Syria, possibly the same as Ivvah, from which Shalmaneser V (722 B.C.) took colonists, resettling them in the cities of Samaria whose Israelite inhabitants he had deported to Assyria (2 Kgs. 17:24; KJV “Ava”).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Avva
AVVA A city in Assyria or Syria (the location is not certain) from which colonists came to Samaria after the Israelite inhabitants were taken away. They were forcibly resettled by the king of Assyria, Sargon II (2 Kgs 17:24).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ava
A´va (ruin), a place in the empire of Assyria, apparently the same as Ivan. 2 Kings 17:24.
Ivah
I´vah (ruined), or A´va, which is mentioned in Scripture twice, 2 Kings 18:34; 19:13; comp. Isa. 37:13, in connection with Hena and Sepharvaim, and once, 2 Kings 17:24, in connection with Babylon and Cuthah, must be sought in Babylonia, and is probably identical with the modern Hit, on the Euphrates.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ivvah
IV´VAH (īʹva). One of the cities of the Assyrians (2 Kings 18:33–34; 19:13; Isa. 37:13) from which they brought colonists to repopulate Samaria (2 Kings 17:24, where it is rendered Avva, [which see]; the KJV is “Ava”).
Avva
AV´VA (avʹva, 2 Kings 17:24; “Ava,” KJV), or Ivʹvah (Ivʹvah, 2 Kings 18:34; 19:13; “Ivah,” KJV). Identified with Tell Kafr ‘Ayah on the Orontes SW of Homs.
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