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Bible Commentaries
2 Kings 17

Everett's Study Notes on the Holy ScripturesEverett's Study Notes

Verses 1-41

2 Kings 17:1-41 The Reign of Hoshea Over Israel & Its Captivity (732-722 B.C.) 2 Kings 17:1-41 records the account of the reign of Hoshea over Israel and of Israel’s destruction and captivity by Assyria.

2 Kings 17:1-6 Comments - The Siege of Samaria - F. F. Bruce tells us that the siege of Samaria was begun while Shalmaneser V was ruler over Assyria, and by the time the city was taken, Sargon II has superseded him. [66]

[66] F. F. Bruce, The Books and the Parchments (Old Tappan, New Jersey: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1963), 126.

Bibliographical Information
Everett, Gary H. "Commentary on 2 Kings 17". Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/ghe/2-kings-17.html. 2013.
 
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