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Sennacherib

[suh-nak-er-ib] /səˈnæk ər ɪb/
noun
1.
died 681 b.c, king of Assyria 705–681.
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  • Sennacherib, who sat near Reuben in the music-gallery, nudged him with his elbow.

    Aunt Rachel David Christie Murray
  • "I look upon any such doctrine as a sinful crime," said Sennacherib.

    Aunt Rachel David Christie Murray
  • Layard had found four Hittite seals in the palace of Sennacherib at Nineveh.

    Archology and the Bible George A. Barton
  • "Canst choose betwixt that young rip and me," replied Sennacherib.

    Aunt Rachel David Christie Murray
  • But it is thought that it was the devil who slew eighty-five thousand men of the army of Sennacherib.

    The Phantom World Augustin Calmet
  • "So it is, Miss Blythe—so it is," Mrs. Sennacherib assented, hastily.

    Aunt Rachel David Christie Murray
  • A relief of the palace of Sennacherib at Kuyundshik (p. 106) shows us the king in the camp at Lachish.

  • "He give it up just about the time as you went away," repeated Mrs. Sennacherib.

    Aunt Rachel David Christie Murray
  • A slab of Sennacherib's exhibits four harpers arranged in two pairs, all playing with the plectrum on the antique harp.

  • Therefore the fate of Sennacherib is the fate of Hassan Subah!'

    Alroy Benjamin Disraeli
British Dictionary definitions for Sennacherib

Sennacherib

/sɛˈnækərɪb/
noun
1.
died 681 bc, king of Assyria (705–681); son of Sargon II. He invaded Judah twice, defeated Babylon, and rebuilt Nineveh
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