Old Testament

2 Kings 18:17
The Assyrian Commander Taunts Hezekiah
17Then the king of Assyria sent the field commander, the chief of staff, and the herald[] from Lachish with a large army against King Hezekiah at Jerusalem. They came up to Jerusalem and stood by the water channel from the upper pool, which is on the way to the launderers field.


  • 18:17 In Hebrew the titles are tartan, rab saris, and rab shakeh (also in verses 19, 26-28, and 37). The exact equivalents of these foreign titles are uncertain.