2 Kings 18:26 NIV

26 Then Eliakim son of Hilkiah, and Shebna and Joah said to the field commander, “Please speak to your servants in Aramaic, since we understand it. Don’t speak to us in Hebrew in the hearing of the people on the wall.”

References for 2 Kings 18:26

Study tools for 2 Kings 18:26

  • 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"