2 Kings 19:24

Overview - 2 Kings 19
Hezekiah mourning, sends to Isaiah to pray for them.
Isaiah comforts them.
Sennacherib, going to encounter Tirhakah, sends a blasphemous letter to Hezekiah.
14 Hezekiah's prayer.
20 Isaiah's prophecy of the pride and destruction of Sennacherib, and the good of Zion.
35 An angel slays the Assyrians.
36 Sennacherib is slain by his own sons.
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2 Kings 19:24  (King James Version)
I have digged and drunk strange waters, and with the sole of my feet have I dried up all the rivers of besieged places.

I have digged, etc
I have conquered strange countries, and marched through the driest places, in which I have digged wells for my army.

with the sole
My infantry have been so numerous, that they alone have been sufficient to dry up all the rivers of besieged places, either by drinking them, or by diverting their course into other channels.
Exodus 15:9 ; 2 Samuel 17:13 ; 1 Kings 20:10 ; Daniel 4:30

besieged places
or, fenced places.