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And the men of Babylon made Succothbenoth, and the men of Cuth made Nergal, and the men of Hamath made Ashima,
2 Kings 17:24 And the king of Assyria brought men from Babylon, and from Cuthah, and from Ava, and from Hamath, and from Sepharvaim...
Succoth benoth Succoth benoth, literally `the tents of the daughters'
Cuth Cuth is probably the Cush watered by the Gihon, or Araxes, now Aras (
Genesis 2:13 And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that compasses the whole land of Ethiopia.
) the ancient country of the Scythians, where we meet with Quittians, Coethians, of Coetae, and Cytheans, and the cities of Cotatis, Cetemane, Dythanum, 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.
Strong's ConcordanceAnd the men of Babylon made Succothbenoth, and the men of Cuth made Nergal, and the men of Hamath made Ashima,
Topical BibleAshima Ashi'ma Babylon Benoth Cuth Cuthah Hamath Nergal Succoth Succothbenoth Succoth-benoth Suc'coth-be'noth
2 Kings Chapter 17 Verse 30
Alphabetical: and Ashima Babylon Benoth Cuth Cuthah from Hamath made men Nergal of Succoth Succoth-benoth The
OT History: 2 Kings 17:30 The men of Babylon made Succoth Benoth (2Ki iiKi ii ki 2 kg 2kg)