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Map of the Roman Empire - Carchemish
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Ancient Carchemish (Modern name is Jerablus). Carchemish was the eastern capital of the Hittites, located on the Upper Euphrates River. It was a very wealthy city and was captured by the Assyrians (Ashurnasirpal and later Sargon) as mentioned in the Bible in Isaiah 10:9. Carchemish was the site of the great battle between Pharaoh Necho of Egypt and Nebuchadrezzar of Babylon, 605 BC, see 2 Chr. 35:20; and Jer. 46:2; Many Hittite ruins have been excavated there, Its site is called Jenibis.
2 Chronicles 35:20 - After all this, when Josiah had prepared the temple, Necho king of Egypt came up to fight against Carchemish by Euphrates: and Josiah went out against him.
Isaiah 10:9 - [Is] not Calno as Carchemish? [is] not Hamath as Arpad? [is] not Samaria as Damascus?
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