Shallum Reigns in Israel

2 Kings 15

13 Shallum the son of Jabesh became king in the thirty-ninth year of 1 Uzziah king of Judah; and he reigned a full month in Samaria. 14 For Menahem the son of Gadi went up from l Tirzah, came to Samaria, and struck Shallum the son of Jabesh in Samaria and killed him; and he reigned in his place. 15 Now the rest of the acts of Shallum, and the conspiracy which he 2 led, indeed they are written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel. 16 Then from Tirzah, Menahem attacked m Tiphsah, all who were there, and its territory. Because they did not surrender, therefore he attacked it. All n the women there who were with child he ripped open.

  1. Cross References
    1 Kings 14:17
    Then Jeroboam's wife arose and departed, and came to Tirzah. When she came to the threshold of the house, the child died.
    Song of Solomon 6:4
    O my love, you are as beautiful as Tirzah, Lovely as Jerusalem, Awesome as an army with banners!
  2. Cross References
    1 Kings 4:24
    For he had dominion over all the region on this side of the River from Tiphsah even to Gaza, namely over all the kings on this side of the River; and he had peace on every side all around him.
  3. Cross References
    2 Kings 8:12
    And Hazael said, "Why is my lord weeping?" He answered, "Because I know the evil that you will do to the children of Israel: Their strongholds you will set on fire, and their young men you will kill with the sword; and you will dash their children, and rip open their women with child.
    Hosea 13:16
    Samaria is held guilty, For she has rebelled against her God. They shall fall by the sword, Their infants shall be dashed in pieces, And their women with child ripped open.
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