Meaning of Sennacherib in English:


Pronunciation /sɪˈnakərɪb/

proper noun

  • (died 681 BC), king of Assyria 705–681, son of Sargon II. In 701 he put down a Jewish rebellion, laying siege to Jerusalem but sparing it from destruction (according to 2 Kings 19:35). He also rebuilt the city of Nineveh and made it his capital.