Sidqia

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King of Ashkelon in the 8th century BC. He rebelled against the Assyrian king Sennacherib, just like its neighbor the Kingdom of Judah did. Sennacherib started a war against these rebels in 701 BC and destroyed the cities Beth-Dagon, Joppa, Banai-Barqa, and Azjuru that were under Sidka's rule.