Ashurnasirpal

Ashurnasirpal (Ash´uhr-nas´uhr-puhl)

II, the King of Assyria from 883 to 859 BCE, who by means of regular military campaigns to the four quarters of the Near East forged a new Assyrian empire. In the West, he reached as far as Beth-eden (Amos 1:5) and Carchemish (Isa 10:9).

Amos 1:5

5I will break the gate bars of Damascus,
and cut off the inhabitants from the Valley of Aven,
and the one who holds the scepter from Beth-eden;
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Isa 10:9

9Is not Calno like Carchemish?
Is not Hamath like Arpad?
Is not Samaria like Damascus?

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