|Overview - 2 Kings 18|
|1||Hezekiah's good reign.|
|4||He destroys idolatry, and prospers.|
|9||The inhabitants of Samaria are carried captive for their sins.|
|13||Sennacherib invading Judah, is pacified by a tribute.|
|17||Rab-shakeh, by blasphemous persuasions, solicits the people to revolt.|
2 Kings 18:1 (King James Version)
Now it came to pass in the third year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, that Hezekiah the son of Ahaz king of Judah began to reign.