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Title: Why Did the Northern Kingdom Fall According to 2 Kings 15?
Author(s): DUBOVSKÝ, Peter
Journal: Biblica
Volume: 95    Issue: 3   Date: 2014   
Pages: 321-346
DOI: 10.2143/BIB.95.3.3186117

Abstract :
By applying various exegetical methodologies to 2 Kings 15, I have tried to identify the dynamics responsible for the fall of the Northern Kingdom, such as its instability, financial problems, tribal tensions, wrong international policy, etc. By analyzing some Assyrian documents it was shown that these dynamics were often in play during Assyrian invasions.

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