Hosea 10:6

10:6 Jareb. Jareb (“the contentious one”) is probably an epithet applied by Hosea to the Assyrian king Shalmanezer, who resented King Hoshea of Israel because he “brought no present to the king of Assyria” (II Kings 17:4). Therefore, Shalmanezer carried Israel into captivity “for a present” to the contentious king.

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