1 On hearing this, King Hezekiah tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and went to the Temple of Yahweh.
2Kgs 19:1-37 2Kgs 22:11 Ezra 9:5 Isa 36:22-38 Job 1:20-21 Jonah 3:5-6 Matt 11:21
2 He sent Eliakim master of the palace, Shebna the secretary and the elders of the priests, wearing sackcloth, to the prophet Isaiah son of Amoz.
Isa 1:1 2Chr 20:20 2Kgs 18:18 2Kgs 19:2 2Kgs 22:12-14 Isa 36:3 Isa 37:14
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.
Hos 13:13 Isa 66:9 Isa 33:2 2Kgs 19:3 Isa 26:17-18 Ps 116:3-4 Ps 95:8
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 left." '
Isa 1:9 Isa 36:20 Ps 106:23 Isa 10:22 Isa 10:5-6 Isa 36:13 Isa 36:18
5 When King Hezekiah's ministers came to Isaiah,
6 he 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.
Isa 7:4 Isa 35:4 2Chr 20:15-20 Mark 4:40 Lev 26:8 Josh 11:6 Isa 51:12-13
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." '
Isa 37:9 2Chr 32:21 Job 15:21 Job 4:9 Isa 37:36-38 Isa 33:10-12 Isa 31:8-9
8 The cupbearer turned about and rejoined the king of Assyria, who was then attacking Libnah, the cupbearer having learnt that the king had already left Lachish
Josh 10:29 2Chr 21:10 2Kgs 8:22 2Kgs 19:8-9 Josh 10:31-34 Josh 12:11 Josh 15:39
9 on hearing that Tirhakah king of Cush was on his way to attack him. Sennacherib again sent messengers to Hezekiah, saying,
1Sam 23:27-28 Isa 18:1 Isa 20:5 Isa 37:7
10 '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.
Isa 36:15 2Chr 32:7-8 2Chr 32:15-19 2Kgs 18:5 2Kgs 19:10-13 Isa 36:4 Isa 36:20
11 You have learnt by now what the kings of Assyria have done to all the other countries, putting them under the curse of destruction. Are you likely to be saved?
Isa 36:18-20 2Kgs 17:4-6 2Kgs 18:33-35 Isa 10:7-14 Isa 14:17 Isa 37:18-19
12 Did the gods of the nations whom my ancestors devastated save them-Gozan, Haran, Rezeph and the Edenites who were in Tel Basar?
Gen 11:31 2Kgs 17:6 2Kgs 18:11 2Kgs 19:12 Acts 7:2 Isa 36:20 Gen 29:4
13 Where is the king of Hamath, the king of Arpad, the king of Lair, of Sepharvaim, of Hena, of Ivvah?" '
2Kgs 17:24 2Kgs 17:30-31 2Kgs 18:34 2Kgs 19:13 Isa 10:9 Isa 36:19 Jer 49:23
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.
1Kgs 8:28-30 Ps 123:1-4 Ps 76:1-3 Ps 74:10 Ps 62:1-3 Ps 27:5 Joel 2:17-20
15 Hezekiah said this prayer in the presence of Yahweh,
1Sam 7:8-9 2Chr 14:11 2Chr 20:6-12 2Kgs 19:15-19 2Sam 7:18-29 Dan 9:3-4 Jas 5:13
16 '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.
Ps 99:1 Exod 25:22 Ps 80:1 Ps 86:10 1Sam 4:4 Col 1:16 John 1:3
17 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 1Pet 3:12 Ps 74:22 Ps 17:6 Ps 10:14-15 Isa 37:4 Job 36:7
18 It is true, Yahweh, that the kings of Assyria have destroyed all the nations (and their countries);
2Kgs 15:29 1Chr 5:26 2Kgs 16:9 2Kgs 17:6 2Kgs 17:24 Nah 2:11-12
19 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.
2Sam 5:21 Jer 10:11 Jer 10:3-6 Isa 46:1-2 Isa 44:17 Isa 44:9-10 Isa 41:29
20 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.'
Ps 46:10 1Kgs 18:36-37 Ezek 36:23 1Kgs 8:43 Ps 67:1-2 Ps 59:13 Mal 1:11
21 Isaiah son of Amoz then sent the following message to Hezekiah, 'Yahweh, God of Israel, says this, "In answer to the prayer which you have addressed to me about Sennacherib king of Assyria.
2Kgs 19:20-21 Job 22:27 Isa 65:24 Isa 58:9 Isa 38:3-6 Isa 37:2 Dan 9:20-23
22 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!
Job 16:4 Zeph 3:14 Zech 2:10 Ps 9:14 Lam 2:13 Jer 14:17 Isa 1:8
23 Whom have you insulted, whom did you blaspheme? Against whom raised your voice and lifted your haughty eyes? Against the Holy One of Israel.
Dan 5:20-23 Ezek 39:7 2Chr 32:17 Isa 17:7 Isa 30:11-12 Isa 37:4 Isa 37:10-13
24 Through your minions 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 peak, its forest garden.
Isa 14:8 Isa 10:18 Ps 20:7 Isa 37:4 Isa 36:15-20 Isa 36:9 Isa 29:17
25 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 2Kgs 19:23-24 Deut 11:10 Isa 36:12
26 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;
1Pet 2:8 Acts 2:23 Acts 4:27-28 Isa 10:15 Isa 10:5-6 Gen 50:20 Amos 3:6
27 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.
Ps 129:6 Ps 127:1-2 Ps 103:15 Ps 92:7 Ps 90:5-6 Ps 37:2 Num 14:9
28 But whether you stand up or sit down, whether you go out or come in, I know it (and how you rave against me).
Jer 23:23-24 Ps 139:1-11 Rev 2:13 Prov 5:21 Prov 15:3
29 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.
Isa 30:28 Ezek 38:4 Isa 37:34 Ezek 29:4 Isa 10:12 Nah 1:9-11 Ps 2:1-3
30 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.
1Kgs 13:3-5 2Kgs 19:29 2Kgs 20:9 Exod 3:12 Isa 7:14 Isa 7:21-25 Isa 38:7
31 The surviving remnant of the House of Judah will bring forth new roots below and fruits above;
Isa 27:6 2Kgs 19:30-31 Ps 80:9 Rom 9:27 Jer 44:28 Jer 30:19 Isa 65:9
32 for a remnant will issue from Jerusalem, and survivors from Mount Zion. Yahweh Sabaoth's jealous love will accomplish this." '
Isa 9:7 2Kgs 19:31 Isa 59:17 Joel 2:18 Zech 1:14 Isa 37:20
33 '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.
2Kgs 19:32-35 Ezek 21:22 Isa 8:7-10 Isa 10:32-34 Isa 17:12 Isa 17:14 Isa 33:20
34 By the road by which he came, by that he will return; he will not enter this city, declares Yahweh.
Isa 37:29 Prov 21:30
35 I shall protect this city and save it for my sake and my servant David's sake.'
Isa 38:6 Isa 31:5 2Kgs 20:6 Isa 43:25 1Kgs 11:12-13 Jer 30:9 Jer 23:5-6
36 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.
Isa 10:12 2Kgs 19:35 Isa 10:33-34 Isa 31:8 2Chr 32:21-22 2Sam 24:16 Isa 33:10-12
37 Sennacherib struck camp and left; he returned home and stayed in Nineveh.
Jonah 1:2 Jonah 3:3 Gen 10:11-12 Isa 31:9 Isa 37:7 Isa 37:29 Jonah 4:11
38 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.
Gen 8:4 Jer 51:27 Ezra 4:2 Isa 37:10 Isa 36:18 Isa 36:15 Isa 14:12