An Egyptian Pharaoh who reigned 690–664 BCE and who led a campaign against Assyria (2 Kgs. 19:9; Isa. 37:9). Assyrian annals record the Egyptian defeat in about 701 BCE, when Tirhakah would have been a young commander in the field.

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