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Tiglath-Pileser
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Pul
Pul (פּוּל‎, pul). A name for Tiglath-pileser III, king of Assyria (2 Kgs 15:19).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Tiglath-Pileser (Person)
TIGLATH-PILESER (PERSON) [Heb tiglat pilʾeser (תִּגְלַת פִּלְאֶסֶר)]. Var. TIGLATH-PILNESER; PUL. An Assyrian king who invaded N Israel twice, once intervening on behalf of Judah (2 Kgs 15:19–20, 29; 16:5–18; Tiglath-Pilneser [Heb tiglat pilnĕʾeser] in 1 Chr 5:6, 26; 2 Chr 28:16–21). In Assyrian the
Pul (Person)
PUL (PERSON) [Heb pûl (פּוּל)]. The king of Assyria who campaigned against Samaria during the reign of Menahem (ca. 745–738 b.c.; 2 Kgs 15:19; 1 Chr 5:26). From Assyrian texts we know that pulu was a nickname of the Assyrian king TIGLATH-PILESER III, who reigned from 744–727 b.c.A. Kirk Grayson
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Tiglath-pileser
Tiglath-pileser. Name of three Assyrian kings, the most important of whom was Tiglath-pileser III (745–727 bc). The name means “my trust is in the son of the temple Esharra,” and appears in various forms (cf. 2 Kgs 15:29; also called Tilgath-pilneser in 1 Chr 5:6; 2 Chr 28:20).Tiglath-pileser I (1115–1077
Pul
Pul. 1. Name given to Tiglath-pileser, the Assyrian ruler (745–727 bc), when he became king of Babylon (729–727; 2 Kgs 15:19; 1 Chr 5:26). The meaning of the name is unknown, and Assyrian manuscripts do not mention it, suggesting to some scholars that Pul was Tiglath-pileser’s original name.See Tiglath-pileser.
Tilgath-pilneser
Tilgath-pilneser. Alternate spelling of the Assyrian king Tiglath-pileser III’s name in 1 Chronicles 5:6, 26 and 2 Chronicles 28:20.See Tiglath-pileser.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tiglath-Pileser
Tiglath-Pileser tig̀lath-pil-èzer TIGLATH-PILNESER tigʹlath-pil-nēʹzər [Heb. tig̱laṯ pilʾeser (2 K. 15:29), tig̱laṯ peleser (2 K. 16:7), tig̱laṯ pilneʾeser (1 Ch. 5:6), tig̱laṯ pilneser (1 Ch. 5:26); Assyr. Tukulti-apil-ešarra, “my trust [is] in the heir of [the temple] E-sharra”; Aram tgltplsr,
Pul
Pul pool [Heb. pûl] (2 K. 15:19; 1 Ch. 5:26). Another name for the Assyrian king Tiglath-pileser III. This name is known from a Babylonian king list (see ANET, p. 272). Although some (e.g., A. T. Olmstead, History of Assyria [repr 1964], p. 181) think that when he took over Babylon Tiglath-pileser apparently
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Tiglath-Pileser
TIGLATH-PILESER Name of three Assyrian kings, the most important of whom was Tiglath-pileser III (745–727 bc). The name means “my trust is in the son of the temple Esharra,” and appears in various forms (cf. 2 Kgs 15:29; also called Tilgath-pilneser in 1 Chr 5:6; 2 Chr 28:20).Tiglath-pileser I (1115–1077
Pul
PUL1. Name given to Tiglath-pileser, the Assyrian ruler (745–727 bc), when he became king of Babylon (729–727 bc; 2 Kgs 15:19; 1 Chr 5:26). The meaning of the name is unknown, and Assyrian manuscripts do not mention it, suggesting to some scholars that Pul was Tiglath-pileser’s original name. See Tiglath-pileser.
Tilgath-Pilneser
TILGATH-PILNESER* Alternate spelling of the Assyrian king Tiglath-pileser III’s name in 1 Chronicles 5:6, 26 and 2 Chronicles 28:20. See Tiglath-pileser.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Tiglath-Pileser III
Tiglath-pileser (tig´lath-pi-lee´zuhr) III, the king of Assyria 745–727 bce, also known as Pul (2 Kings 15:19; 1 Chron. 5:26) and referred to as Tilgath-pilneser (1 Chron. 5:6, 26; 2 Chron. 28:20). He reorganized and revitalized the Neo-Assyrian Empire after decades of internal disintegration. He campaigned
Pul
Pul (puhl), a nickname for Tiglath-pileser III, king of Assyria, used in certain documents, including 2 Kings 15:29; 1 Chron. 5:26. Pul may be a shortened and familiar form of the second element, -pileser, a wordplay on the Akkadian word pulu, “limestone block.”Tiglath-pileser III, king of Assyria
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Tiglath-Pileser
Tiglath-pileser III in a war chariot. BMTIGLATH-PILESER. Three kings of Assyria bore the throne name Tukultī-apil-Esharra, “My confidence Is (in) the Firstborn Son of Esharra” (the name of a famous Mesopotamian temple). The career of Tiglath-pileser. (c. 1114–1076 b.c.) was the highwater mark of
Pul
PUL1. Another name for Tiglath-pileser III (also Tilgath-pilneser), king of Assyria. Both names are mentioned in 1 Chr 5:26 and 2 Kgs 15:19, 29, implying that they were separate monarchs. However, the two names probably refer to the same person who ruled over strife-torn Babylon (729–727 b.c.) as Pul,
Tilgath-Pilneser
TILGATH-PILNESER. An alternate form of Tiglath-pileser (q.v.) which appears in 1 Chr 5:6 and 2 Chr 28:20. The interchange of g and l was no doubt made in the interests of Heb. euphony, a course the LXX and Vulgate follow, while the n in piln˒eser represents the Akkadian ina, meaning “in,” found in one
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Tiglath-Pileser, Tilgath-Pilneser
TIGLATH-PILESER, TILGATH-PILNESERThis king of Assyria is known by more than one name. tiḡlaṯ-pil’eser (2 Ki. 15:29; 16:7–10) is close to Assyr. Tukulti-apil-Ešarra (‘My trust is in the son of Ešarra’) and the Aram. tgltpl’sr (Zinjirli Stele; Ashur ostracon. The variant tilgaṯ-piln’eser (1 Ch. 5:6;
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Pul
Pul (Heb. pûl)A nickname for Tiglath-pileser III, king of Assyria (2 Kgs. 15:19; 1 Chr. 5:26). Although the name occurs in the Babylonian King List A (Akk. Pulu; ANET, 219), it is not attested in cuneiform sources contemporary with Tiglath-pileser’s reign. It does not appear to have been a throne name.
Tiglath-pilser III
Tiglath-Pileser (Heb. tig̱laṯ pilʿeser; Akk. Tukultī-apil-ešarra) (also PUL, TILGATH-PILNESER)1. Tiglath-pileser I, king of Assyria (1115–1077 b.c.e.); son of Assur-reša-išši I. Successful campaigns against the powerful Muški and Aramean coalitions to the west and the Babylonians to the south
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Tiglath-Pileser
Tiglath-Pileser [tĭgˊlăth pĭ lēˊzər] (Heb. tig̱laṯ pil˒eser [tilgaṯ pil˒eser in 1–2 Chronicles]; Akk. Tukulti-apil-ešarra “my trust [is] in the son of [the temple] Ešarra”).†
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Tiglath-Pileser III
TIGLATH-PILESER III The Assyrian king from around 745 to 727 b.c. He was the successor to Adad-nirari III and resurrected the fortunes of the Assyrian Empire and more than once invaded the kingdom of Israel (2 Kgs 15:19–20, 29; 16:5–18). Known also as Tiglath-pilneser (1 Chr 5:6, 26; 2 Chr 28:20) and
Pul
PUL The throne name of Tiglath-pileser III, king of Assyria (745–727 b.c.). He received tribute from King Menahem of Israel (2 Kgs 15:19; 1 Chr 5:26).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Tiglath-pileser
Tig´lath-pile´ser. (In 1 Chron. 5:26, and again in 2 Chron. 28:20, the name of this king is given as Tilgath-pilneser.) Tiglath-pileser is the second Assyrian king mentioned in Scripture as having come into contact with the Israelites. He attacked Samaria in the reign of Pekah, b.c. 756–736, probably
Pul
Pul, an Assyrian king, and the first Assyrian monarch mentioned in Scripture. He made an expedition against Menahem, king of Israel, about b.c. 770. 2 Kings 15:19.
Tilgath-pilneser
Til´gath-pilne´ser, a variation, and probably a corruption, of the name Tiglath-pileser. 1 Chron. 5:6, 26; 2 Chron. 28:20.