tiglath-pileser expressly says that he himself slew Pekah and appointed Hoshea.
Some identify it with Itibi'alu of an inscription of tiglath-pileser.
But tiglath-pileser gave the new dynasty no time to settle itself firmly on the throne.
Ahaz may have had this lesson impressed on his mind by his visit to tiglath-pileser.
When he invited the interposition of tiglath-pileser, all the other consequences of humiliation would naturally follow.
It was a proud day for Ahaz when he paid a visit to tiglath-pileser at Damascus.
His son, tiglath-pileser I., was one of the great conquerors of history.
Ere long, tiglath-pileser began his campaigns against them by attacking the Arameans, dwelling on the banks of the Tigris.
And tiglath-pileser king of Assyria came unto him, and distressed him, but strengthened him not.
He is associated with Asshur in this capacity, and tiglath-pileser brackets them as those "who fulfil his desire."