2 Chronicles 28:16-21 NIV

16 At that time King Ahaz sent to the kinga of Assyria1 for help.

References for 2 Chronicles 28:16

    • a 28:16 - One Hebrew manuscript, Septuagint and Vulgate (see also 2 Kings 16:7); most Hebrew manuscripts "kings"
      17 The Edomites2 had again come and attacked Judah and carried away prisoners,3

      References for 2 Chronicles 28:17

      18 while the Philistines4 had raided towns in the foothills and in the Negev of Judah. They captured and occupied Beth Shemesh, Aijalon5 and Gederoth,6 as well as Soco,7 Timnah8 and Gimzo, with their surrounding villages.

      References for 2 Chronicles 28:18

      19 The LORD had humbled Judah because of Ahaz king of Israel,b for he had promoted wickedness in Judah and had been most unfaithful9 to the LORD.

      References for 2 Chronicles 28:19

        • b 28:19 - That is, Judah, as frequently in 2 Chronicles
          20 Tiglath-Pileserc10 king of Assyria11 came to him, but he gave him trouble12 instead of help.13

          References for 2 Chronicles 28:20

            • c 28:20 - Hebrew "Tilgath-Pilneser," a variant of "Tiglath-Pileser"
              21 Ahaz14 took some of the things from the temple of the LORD and from the royal palace and from the princes and presented them to the king of Assyria, but that did not help him.15

              References for 2 Chronicles 28:21