2 Kings 20:1-6 NIV

Hezekiah's Illness

20:1-11pp -- 2Ch 32:24-26; Isa 38:1-8

1 In those days Hezekiah became ill and was at the point of death. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz went to him and said, "This is what the LORD says: Put your house in order, because you are going to die; you will not recover."

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      2 Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the LORD,
      3 "Remember,1 O LORD, how I have walked2 before you faithfully3 and with wholehearted devotion and have done what is good in your eyes." And Hezekiah wept bitterly.

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      4 Before Isaiah had left the middle court, the word of the LORD came to him:
      5 "Go back and tell Hezekiah, the leader of my people, 'This is what the LORD, the God of your father David, says: I have heard4 your prayer and seen your tears;5 I will heal you. On the third day from now you will go up to the temple of the LORD.

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      6 I will add fifteen years to your life. And I will deliver you and this city from the hand of the king of Assyria. I will defend6 this city for my sake and for the sake of my servant David.' "

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