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2 Kings 19:9

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 19:9  (King James Version)
And when he heard say of Tirhakah king of Ethiopia, Behold, he is come out to fight against thee: he sent messengers again unto Hezekiah, saying,
 


when he heard
When Sennacherib had levied contributions on Hezekiah, he marched his army into Egypt; where, after several successes, he laid siege to Pelusium, and spent much time in it; but hearing that Tirhakah, king of Ethiopia, whom Strabo calls Therchon, was marching against him with a great army, to assist his kinsman Sevechus, or Sethon, the king of Egypt, he durst not abide his coming, but raised the siege; and returning to Judea, he encamped against Lachish, and afterwards against Libnah. But finding that Tirhakah pursued him as a fugitive, he marched back to encounter him; and having totally routed his army, he returned to wreak his vengeance on Hezekiah.
1 Samuel 23:27 ; Isaiah 37:9

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