Osnappar (Os-nap´uhr)

An Assyrian noble who resettled non-Jewish people in the cities of Samaria (Ezra 4:10) after the fall of Israel in 722 BCE. He may be the same as the Esarhaddon of (Ezra 4:2), or it may be his son, Ashurbanipal, both of whom were kings of Assyria in the seventh century BCE.

Ezra 4:10

10and the rest of the nations whom the great and noble Osnappar deported and settled in the cities of Samaria and in the rest of the province Beyond the River w ... View more

Ezra 4:2

2they approached Zerubbabel and the heads of families and said to them, “Let us build with you, for we worship your God as you do, and we have been sacrificing ... View more

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