2 Kings 18:17 NIV

Sennacherib Threatens Jerusalem

17 The king of Assyria sent his supreme commander, his chief officer and his field commander with a large army, from Lachish to King Hezekiah at Jerusalem. They came up to Jerusalem and stopped at the aqueduct of the Upper Pool, on the road to the Washerman’s Field.

References for 2 Kings 18:17

Study tools for 2 Kings 18:17

  • a 18:2 - Hebrew "Abi," a variant of "Abijah"
  • b 18:4 - "Nehushtan" sounds like the Hebrew for both "bronze" and "snake" .
  • c 18:14 - That is, about 11 tons or about 10 metric tons
  • d 18:14 - That is, about 1 ton or about 1 metric ton
  • e 18:24 - Or "charioteers"