The Conquest of Lachish ✡ “Hitch The Steeds To The Chariot, Inhabitant Of Lachish” – Israel365

Hitch the steeds to the chariot, Inhabitant of Lachish! It is the beginning Of Fair Tzion’s guilt; Yisrael’s transgressions Can be traced to you!
Micah 1:13 (The Israel Bible™)

רְתֹם הַמֶּרְכָּבָה לָרֶכֶשׁ יוֹשֶׁבֶת לָכִישׁ רֵאשִׁית חַטָּאת הִיא לְבַת־צִיּוֹן כִּי־בָךְ נִמְצְאוּ פִּשְׁעֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל
Hear the verse in Hebrew

r’-TOM ha-mer-ka-VAH la-RE-khesh yo-SHE-vet la-KHEESH ray-SHEET kha-TAT HEE
l’-vat tzi-YON kee VAKH nim-tz’-U pish-AY yis-ra-AYL

The Conquest of Lachish

The Prophet Micha (Micah) warned the Jewish inhabitants of Lachish to flee the oncoming Assyrians. Lachish, located 30 miles southwest of Yerushalayim (Jerusalem), was the second largest city of the southern kingdom. Lachish was captured and demolished by Sennacherib, king of the Assyrians, during his campaign to conquer Yerushalayim during the reign of King Chizkiyahu. Excavations at Lachish, pictured above, have revealed the largest siege ramp discovered in the Middle East, as well as the largest Iron Age structure discovered in Israel. This ramp may be the same one used by the Assyrians in their conquest of this Biblical city!
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