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HOSHEA (Heb. for " deliverance ")

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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 787 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HOSHEA (Heb. for " deliverance "), the last king of Israel, in the Bible. The attempt of his .predecessor Pekah to take Jerusalem with the help of his ally Rasun (Resin) of Damascus was frustrated by the intervention of Tiglath-Pileser IV. (see AHAZ), who attacked Gilead, Galilee and the north frontier,
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