Assyrian Kings Involved With Israel
- Shalmaneser III (858-824 BC)—2 Kings 17:3-4
- Adad-Nirari III (810-782 BC)—took tribute from Israel; king during Jonah’s visit (Jonah 3)
- Tiglath-Pileser III (745-727 BC)—deported most of the northern part of Israel
- Shalmaneser V (727-722 BC)—besieged Samaria (2 Kings 18:9)
- Sargon II (721-705 BC)—deported the rest of Israel (Isaiah 20)
- Sennacherib (704-681 BC)—invaded Judah (Isaiah 36)
- Esar-Haddon (681-669 BC)—very powerful king
- Ashurbanipal (668-626 BC)—most powerful and brutal Assyrian king
Two weak kings followed (626-607 BC), and Assyria fell in 605 BC.
Source: Halley’s Study Bible
You may also want to check out my chart of the kings and prophets of the divided kingdom of Judah and Israel.