Map of ancient Israel
Map of ancient Israel east of the Jordan River: East Manasseh, Gad, Reuben tribes of Israel.
Israel east of the Jordan River
Map of Israel's enemies
Map of Israel's enemies when David was king. Amalek, Edom, Moab, Aram, Ammon, Philistine's.
Israel and Syria attack Judah
King Ahaz of Judah (2 Kings 16.1-4) 28 Ahaz was 20 years old when he became king of Judah, and he ruled from Jerusalem for 16 years. Ahaz was nothing like his ancestor David. Ahaz disobeyed the Lord 2 and was as sinful as the kings of Israel. He made idols of the god Baal, 3 and he offered sacrifices in Hinnom Valley. Worst of all, Ahaz sacrificed his own sons, which was a disgusting custom of the nations that the Lord had forced out of Israel. 4 Ahaz offered sacrifices at the local shrines,[a] as well as on every hill and in the shade of large trees. Syria and Israel... Read more
Judah under attack by Israel and Syria