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2 Kings 18:27 NIV

27 But the commander replied, “Was it only to your master and you that my master sent me to say these things, and not to the people sitting on the wall—who, like you, will have to eat their own excrement and drink their own urine?”

Study tools for 2 Kings 18:27

  • 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"