The northern kingdom, "House of Israel", along with many from the southern kingdom, "House of Judah" were taken by Assyria in 721 BC, well over eight hundred thousand Israelite men 2 Samuel 24:1 - 9 and their families from ten different tribes (2 Kings 17, 18, and 19.) In 2 Kings 19:32-34 we learn that only Jerusalem was spared.Then, from the southern kingdom, "House of Judah" one hundred and thirty five years later, in 586 B.C,, Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon carried more than one half million Israelite men 2 Samuel 24:1 - 9 and their families from the other two tribes, of Benjamin and Judah (the Jews), away to Babylon. 2 Kings 25:1 - 21.
(All total approximately 1,300,000 men plus their wives and children were carried away)
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