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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Sargon

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Isaiah 20:1-4 , one of the later Assyrian kings, who sent his general, Tartan, with an army against Ashdod, and took it. The northwest palace at Nimroud in the ruins of Nineveh was built by him. There is some doubt whether he is or is not to be identified with one of the kings elsewhere mentioned in Scripture; and some regard him as having reigned for about three years between Shalmaneser and Sennacherib. Others think he was the same as Shalmaneser, which see.

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Sargon'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/s/sargon.html. 1859.

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