Treasury Of Scripture Knowledge - 2 King 17:30 - 17:30

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Treasury Of Scripture Knowledge - 2 King 17:30 - 17:30


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Babylon: 2Ki 17:24

Succoth benoth: Succoth benoth, literally "the tents of the daughters."

Cuth: Cuth is probably the Cush watered by the Gihon, or Araxes, now Aras (Gen 2:13), the ancient country of the Scythians, where we meet with the Quitians, Coethians, or Coete, and Cytheans, and the cities of Cotatis, Cetemane, Cythanum, Cyta, Cethena, etc.

Nergal: Supposed to denote the solar orb; the emblem of which, according to the Rabbins, was a cock.

Ashima: Jarchi says this idol was of the form of a goat.