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Therefore the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he sold them into the hand of Chushanrishathaim king of Mesopotamia: and the children of Israel served Chushanrishathaim eight years.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

3:8 Chushan-rishathaim. This name is actually an epithet–“doubly wicked Chushan.” There is some evidence that he may actually have been a Horite (or Hurrian) king in northern Syria who had conquered portions of Mesopotamia, and so considered himself king of Mesopotamia.

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