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Ivvah (Place)
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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).
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
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.
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
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.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
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.
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
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
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”).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Ivah
Ivahoverturning, a city of the Assyrians, whence colonists were brought to Samaria (2 Kings 18:34; 19:13). It lay on the Euphrates, between Sepharvaim and Henah, and is supposed by some to have been the Ahava of Ezra (8:15).
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