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Karak (Kerak) in Jordan
..... a wall or fortress and a place to which Tiglath-Pileser [Assyria] carried the Syrians captive after he had taken the city of Damascus ..... Tiglath-Pileser also mentions these events along with Elam.....
II Kings 16:9 And the King of Assyria hearkened unto him: for the King of Assyria went up against Damascus and took it and carried the people of it captive to Kir and slew Rezin
Amos 1:5 I will break also the bar of Damascus and cut off the inhabitant from the plain of Aven and him that holdeth the sceptre from the house of Eden: and the people of Syria shall go into captivity unto Kir saith the LORD
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