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PATTERN

-He rebuilt the high places which Hezekiah destroyed ( his father)
-introduced worship of Tyrian Baal, after pattern of Ahab
-practiced witchcraft and dealt with mediums and spiritists
-used divination
-practiced child sacrifice

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JUDGMENT

-Announced through the prophets

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PUNISHMENT

A. Oath of loyalty in Babylon
B. Slave labor in Ninevah
C. Effects of Chastisement

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Punishment: oath of loyalty in babylon

-nearing the end of his reign, Esarhaddon summoned his vassals to babylon to have them swear loyalty to Ashurbanipal, crown prince designate
-"for the future and for ever Ashur is your God"
-the vassal accepted these stipulations with the invocation

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Punishment: slave labor in Ninevah

-Ashurbanipal, the king of Assyria dragged Manasseh to Babylon with hooks

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Punishment: Effects of chasetisement

-as a result of his deportation to babylon, manasseh repents
-it was too late to reverse the trends he had initiated
-His son ammon cancelled all his father's reforms