Exile of Ten Tribes of Israel to the West by Sea.
The Assyrians exiled most of the Israelites overland to the north. A portion however were taken by Phoenician and Minoan (Philistine) proxies working on behalf of Assyrian and Edom overseas to the west including Scandinavia, Gaul, Britain, and Ireland.

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The Ten Tribes of Israel were exiled by the Assyrians. A portion were taken directly to the west in ships manned by Phoenicians and Minoans (Philistines) in Assyrian Service. Yair Davidiy of the Brit-Am Ten Tribes Movement describes how this event is referred to in Scripture.

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History: Exile of the Ten Tribes by SEA!

The Lost Ten Tribes were taken away entirely from the Land of Israel. The Bible emphasizes that they were all taken away.
Assyrian records also say the same. Archaeological evidence proves it.
Most of  the Israelites were taken overland to Assyria (2-Kings 15; 29),  Hara (1-Chronicles 5:26), Halah, Habor, by the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes (2-Kings 17:6).
In these areas they became associated with the Cimmerians, Scythians, and Goths and eventually moved to Western Europe, as we shall show in another episode.
What many people do not realize is that a portion of the Exiles were taken overseas in ships to Spain and areas of Western Europe.
The Bible hints at some of the Israelites being exiled by ship and in the original Hebrew of Amos 4 refers to it expressly.
Amos prophesied before the Exile but in the Hebrew Bible he predicted that a portion of the exiles would be transported by ships.

Amos 4
[Amos  4:1]  Hear this word, you cows of Bashan, who are on the Mountain of Samaria,
      Who oppress the poor,
      Who crush the needy,
      Who say to your husbands, 'Bring wine, let us drink!'

The Northern Ten Tribes are being referred to. Bashan was part of the Israelite Territory east of the Jordan.
Samaria was the heart of the Israelite Kingdom west of the Jordan. Both Bashan and the Mountains of Samaria were important parts of Israel.

    [Amos  4:2] The Lord GOD has sworn by His holiness:
      ' Behold, the days shall come upon you
      When He will take you away with fishhooks,
      And your posterity with fishhooks.

Here (in this NKJ Translation) we have the word "fishhooks" mentioned twice though in the Hebrew original two different words are used.
The first  Hebrew word is 'Tzinot' meaning fleets of ships or 'great ships' not HOOKS or Fishhooks!
The second word translated as  "fishhooks" is 'Sirot-dugah' meaning in Hebrew 'fishing-boats' or boats designed shaped fishes (such boats existed and were very large) not FISHHOOKS!
   [Amos  4:3] You will go out through broken walls,
      Each one straight ahead of her,
      And you will be cast into Harmon,'
      Says the LORD.

Harmon (translated as 'INTO THE PALACE' in the KJ!) in Hebrew is 'Harmonah' meaning to the Mountains of Mannae and Armenia as explained  by the Aramaic (Talmudically-affirmed) translation of Yehonathan.

Exile of the Israelites by Way of the Sea had been referred to elsewhere in the Bible.

The Philistines of Gaza (Amos 1:6) will be punished for taking Israelite captives and turning them over to Edom. The same applies to the inhabitants of Ashdod, Ashkelon, and Ekron and the rest of the Philistines (Amos 1:6) and the people of Tyre who were once in a brotherly alliance with Israel (Amos 1:9). Historically we say that the Philistines and Phoenicians (Tyre) used their ships to transport Israelite captives over the sea westward to Spain, Portugal, the British Isles, Gaul, and Scandinavia.

Phoenician and Philistine ships working for the Assyrians were instrumental in the exile of a portion of the Israelites.
Phoenician Ships were the ships of Tyre that sailed to Tarshish in Spain.
Amos (1:9) berates Tyre for assisting the Assyrians in exiling Israelites and turning them over to Edom.
Hosea (9:13) describes the children of Ephraim taking their children out to to the slaughter like as was the practice with Tyre.
Amongst the Phoenicians of Tyre and Carthage child sacrifice was practised. Nowadays we have abortion, pornography, and child-abuse.

Isaiah (23:1-12) described the destruction of Tyre and its inhabitants fleeing overseas, at first to Cyprus (Kittim, Isiah 23:12) and after that to Tarshish in Spain (Isaiah 23:6).
Previously Tyre had traded with Tarshish silver, iron, tin, and lead (Ezekiel 27:12) which minerals had been obtained from the Biritish Isles.

Philistine Ships were the Minoan ships of Gaza.
Amos berates Tyre for assisting the Assyrians in exiling Israelites and turning them over to Edom.
Amos (1:6) also condemned the Philistines of Gaza Ashdod, Ashkelon, and Ekron and the rest of the Philistines for assisting the Assyrians in exiling Israelites and turning them over to Edom.
The Philistines  were part of so-called Minoan and Mycenean civilizations. The distinction between Minoan and later Mycenean Greek Civilization may not as clear-cut as often assumed.
The Minoans are known from Crete but they were also to be found elsewhere including on the coasts of Syria and amongst the Philistines. The Philistine city of Gaza in Ancient Times was referred to as Minoa. This was a well-developed civilization with many acheivements. Their trading ativities reached to the west and included the gold production of Ireland.
Archaeologists have discovered the remains of Minoan settlement in North Germany by the border with Denmark. 
Minoan finds in "Edomsharde" [Edom's District']. There may be a prosaic reason as to why the area in question still bears the name "Edom". Nevertheless it is interesting in light of the fact that the Philistines were condemned by Amos for turning the Exiles over to Edom!
Area spoken of: Northern Schleswig (North Friesland just south of Denmark) in Germany in region of Pellworm Island.

Amos (1:6) had mentioned the Exiles being delivered to Edom!

Archaeological Evidence for the period in question shows settlement in Scandinavia (Bronze Age Period) of people whose culture borrowed from the Phoenicians, Canaanites, Egyptians, Hittites, Minoans, Mycenean Greeks, and other groups from the Middle East.
These were Israelites.
The same applies to Britain and Ireland.
In addition a group who were not Phoenicians but were under Phoenician influences settled in southern Spain, moved later to Northwest Spain, and from there moved to Britain and Ireland.
These too were Israelites.

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