1 On hearing this, King Hezekiah tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and went to the Temple of Yahweh.
1Kgs 21:27 2Kgs 18:37 2Chr 32:20-22 Gen 37:34 Isa 37:1-7 1Kgs 21:29 1Sam 4:12
2 He sent Eliakim master of the palace, Shebnah the secretary and the elders of the priests, wearing sackcloth, to the prophet Isaiah son of Amoz.
Isa 1:1 Isa 2:1 2Chr 26:22 2Kgs 18:18 2Kgs 22:13-14 Isa 37:2-5 Luke 3:4
3 They said to him, 'This is what Hezekiah says, "Today is a day of suffering, of punishment, of disgrace. Children come to birth, and there is no strength to bring them forth.
2Kgs 18:29 Heb 3:15-16 Hos 5:15-1 Hos 13:13 Isa 26:17-18 Isa 66:9 Jer 30:5-7
4 May Yahweh your God hear the words of the cupbearer-in-chief whom his master, the king of Assyria, has sent to insult the living God, and may Yahweh your God punish the words he has heard. Offer your prayer for the remnant still remaining." '
2Sam 16:12 Josh 14:12 1Sam 14:6 1Sam 17:45 2Chr 28:5-6 2Chr 32:20 2Kgs 17:5-6
5 King Hezekiah's ministers went to Isaiah,
6 and Isaiah said to them, 'Say to your master, "Yahweh says this: Do not be afraid of the words which you have heard or the blasphemies which the king of Assyria's minions have uttered against me.
2Kgs 18:17 2Kgs 18:35 2Chr 20:15 2Chr 20:17 2Kgs 6:16 2Kgs 18:22-25 2Kgs 18:30
7 Look, I am going to put a spirit in him and, on the strength of a rumour, he will go back to his own country, and in that country I shall make him fall by the sword." '
2Kgs 7:6 2Chr 32:21 2Kgs 19:35-37 Isa 10:16-18 Isa 11:4 Jer 49:14 Jer 51:1
8 The cupbearer turned about and rejoined the king of Assyria, who was then attacking Libnah, as the cupbearer had learnt that the king had already left Lachish
2Kgs 18:14 Josh 10:29 2Kgs 8:22 Isa 37:8-9 Josh 12:11 Josh 12:15 Josh 15:39
9 on hearing that Tirhakah king of Cush was on his way to attack him.
1Sam 23:27 2Kgs 18:17 Isa 37:9
10 Sennacherib again sent messengers to Hezekiah, saying, 'Tell Hezekiah king of Judah this, "Do not let your God on whom you are relying deceive you with the promise: Jerusalem will not fall into the king of Assyria's clutches.
2Kgs 18:5 2Kgs 18:29-30 2Chr 32:15-19 Isa 37:10-14
11 You have learnt by now what the kings of Assyria have done to all the other countries, devoting them to destruction. Are you likely to be saved?
2Chr 32:13-14 2Kgs 17:5-11 2Kgs 19:17-18 Isa 10:8-11
12 Did the gods of the nations whom my ancestors devastated save them -- Gozan, Haran, Rezeph and the Edenites who were in Tel Basar?
2Kgs 17:6 Ezek 27:23 Gen 11:31 Isa 37:12 1Chr 5:26 2Kgs 18:33-34 Acts 7:4
13 Where is the king of Hamath, the king of Arpad, the king of Lair, of Sepharvaim, of Hena, of Ivvah?" '
2Kgs 18:34 2Kgs 17:24 Isa 11:11 Isa 37:13-20 Jer 39:5 Jer 49:23 Num 13:21
14 Hezekiah took the letter from the messengers' hands and read it; he then went up to the Temple of Yahweh and spread it out before Yahweh.
Isa 37:14 Ps 91:1-2 Ps 123:1-4 1Kgs 8:28-30 Ezra 9:5 Ps 74:10-11
15 Hezekiah said this prayer in the presence of Yahweh, 'Yahweh Sabaoth, God of Israel, enthroned on the winged creatures, you alone are God of all the kingdoms of the world, you made heaven and earth.
Exod 25:22 1Kgs 18:39 2Kgs 5:15 Isa 41:17 Isa 44:6 1Chr 4:10 1Kgs 8:23
16 Give ear, Yahweh, and listen; open your eyes, Yahweh, and see! Hear the words of Sennacherib, who has sent to insult the living God.
2Chr 6:40 2Kgs 19:4 Isa 37:17 Ps 31:2 1Kgs 8:29 Dan 9:18 Heb 11:26
17 It is true, Yahweh, that the kings of Assyria have destroyed the nations,
1Chr 5:26 1Cor 14:25 2Kgs 16:9 2Kgs 17:6 2Kgs 17:24 Acts 4:27 Dan 2:47
18 they have thrown their gods on the fire, for these were not gods but human artefacts -- wood and stone -- and hence they have destroyed them.
Acts 17:29 Isa 44:9-20 Jer 10:3-9 2Sam 5:21 Isa 37:18-19 Isa 46:1-2 Jer 10:14-16
19 But now, Yahweh our God, save us from his clutches, I beg you, and let all the kingdoms of the world know that you alone are God, Yahweh.'
1Kgs 8:43 Ps 83:18 1Kgs 18:36-37 1Kgs 20:28 1Sam 17:45-47 2Kgs 19:15 Dan 4:34-37
20 Isaiah son of Amoz then sent the following message to Hezekiah, 'Yahweh, God of Israel, says this, "I have heard the prayer which you have addressed to me about Sennacherib king of Assyria."
2Kgs 20:5 1John 5:14-15 2Chr 32:20-21 2Sam 15:31 2Sam 17:23 Acts 10:4 Acts 10:31
21 Here is the pronouncement which Yahweh has made about him: "She despises you, she scorns you, the virgin daughter of Zion; she tosses her head at you, the daughter of Jerusalem!
Lam 2:13 Jer 14:17 Job 16:4 Lam 2:15 Matt 27:39 Ps 22:7-8 Ps 109:25
22 Whom have you insulted, whom have you blasphemed? Against whom raised your voice and lifted your haughty eyes? Against the Holy One of Israel!
Isa 5:24 Ps 71:22 Isa 30:11-12 Isa 30:15 Jer 51:5 2Cor 10:5 2Kgs 18:28-35
23 Through your envoys you have insulted the Lord, thinking: With my many chariots I have climbed the mountain-tops, the utmost peaks of Lebanon. I have felled its mighty cedars, its finest cypresses, have reached its furthest recesses, its forest garden.
2Kgs 18:17 Ps 20:7 Isa 10:18 2Chr 26:10 2Chr 32:17 2Kgs 18:23 2Kgs 18:33-34
24 Yes, I have dug and drunk of foreign waters; under the soles of my feet I have dried up all Egypt's rivers.
1Kgs 20:10 2Sam 17:13 Dan 4:30 Exod 15:9 Isa 19:6
25 "Do you hear? Long ago I prepared this, from days of old I actually planned it, now I carry it out. You were to lay walled cities in heaps of ruins;
Isa 45:7 Isa 37:26-27 Acts 4:27-28 Isa 10:5-6 Isa 10:15 Isa 46:10-11 Isa 54:16
26 that was why their inhabitants, feeble of hand, were dismayed and discomfited, were weak as grass, were frail as plants, were like grass of housetop and meadow under the east wind.
1Pet 1:24 Isa 40:6-8 Jas 1:10-11 Jer 37:10 Jer 50:36-37 Jer 51:30 Jer 51:32
27 But whether you stand up or you sit down, whether you go out or you come in, I know it.
Deut 28:6 Deut 28:19 Isa 37:28-29 Jer 23:23-24 Ps 121:8 Ps 139:1-11
28 Because you have raved against me, and your arrogance has reached my ears, I shall put a hook through your nostrils and a muzzle on your lips, and make you return by the road by which you came.
2Kgs 19:33 Ezek 29:4 Amos 4:2 Ezek 38:4 Job 41:2 2Kgs 19:36-37 Acts 7:51
29 "And this will be the sign for you: this year will be eaten the self-sown grain, next year what sprouts in the fallow; but in the third year sow and reap, plant vineyards and eat their fruit.
2Kgs 20:8-9 Luke 2:12 1Sam 2:34 Exod 3:12 Isa 37:30 Lev 25:4-5 Lev 25:20-22
30 The surviving remnant of the House of Judah will bring forth new roots below and fruits above;
2Chr 32:22-23 2Kgs 19:4 Isa 1:9 Isa 10:20-22 Isa 27:6 Isa 37:31-32 Ps 80:9
31 for a remnant will issue from Jerusalem, and survivors from Mount Zion. Yahweh Sabaoth's jealous love will accomplish this.
Isa 9:7 2Kgs 19:4 Ezek 5:13 Ezek 20:9 Isa 10:20 Isa 59:17 Isa 63:15
32 "This, then, is what Yahweh says about the king of Assyria: "He will not enter this city, will shoot no arrow at it, confront it with no shield, throw up no earthwork against it.
2Sam 20:15 Isa 8:7-10 Ezek 21:22 Isa 10:24-25 Isa 10:28-32 Isa 37:33-35 Luke 19:43-44
33 By the road by which he came, by that he will return; he will not enter this city, declares Yahweh.
2Kgs 19:28 2Kgs 19:36
34 I shall protect this city and save it for my sake and my servant David's sake." '
1Kgs 11:12-13 2Kgs 20:6 1Kgs 15:4 Isa 31:5 Isa 38:6 Deut 32:27 Eph 1:6
35 That same night the angel of Yahweh went out and struck down a hundred and eighty-five thousand men in the Assyrian camp. In the early morning when it was time to get up, there they lay, so many corpses.
2Sam 24:16 Exod 12:29-30 2Chr 32:21-22 1Chr 21:12 1Chr 21:16 1Thess 5:2-3 Acts 12:23
36 Sennacherib struck camp and left; he returned home and stayed in Nineveh.
Jonah 1:2 2Kgs 19:7 2Kgs 19:28 2Kgs 19:33 Gen 10:11-12 Jonah 3:2-10 Matt 12:41
37 One day when he was worshipping in the temple of his god Nisroch, his sons Adrammelech and Sharezer struck him down with the sword and escaped into the territory of Ararat. His son Esarhaddon succeeded him.
Ezra 4:2 Gen 8:4 2Kgs 19:7 Jer 51:27 2Chr 32:14 2Chr 32:19 2Chr 32:21