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Title: Why Did the Northern Kingdom Fall According to 2 Kings 15?
Author(s): DUBOVSKÝ, Peter
Volume: 95 Issue: 3 Date: 2014
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.