|Overview - Isaiah 37|
|1||Hezekiah mourning, sends to Isaiah to pray for them.|
|6||Isaiah comforts them.|
|8||Sennacherib, going to encounter Tirhakah, sends a blasphemous letter to Hezekiah.|
|21||Isaiah's prophecy of the pride and destruction of Sennacherib, and the good of Zion.|
|36||An angel slays the Assyrians.|
|37||Sennacherib is slain at Nineveh by his own sons.|
Isaiah 37:12 (King James Version)
Have the gods of the nations delivered them which my fathers have destroyed, as Gozan, and Haran, and Rezeph, and the children of Eden which were in Telassar?
- the gods
- 36:20 46:5-7
- 2 Kings 17:6 ; 18:11 19:12
- Haran, the Carrh of the Greeks and Romans, is situated in the north-west part of Mesopotamia, between the Euphrates and the river Chebar; about 110 miles west of Nisibis, 90 east of Bir, 100 south of Diarbekir, and 170 north of Palmyra.
- Genesis 11:31 ; 12:14 28:10 29:4 Acts 7:2
- It is probable that this Eden is the country near Diarbekir, on the Tigris, called Mdon, according to Asseman.
- Genesis 2:8 ; Ezekiel 27:23 ; 28:13 Amos 1:5
- Telassar is probably the same as Ellasar, Genesis 14:1 ,as the Jerusalem Targum reads; for both of which the Syriac has Dolassar; and perhaps, as Doederlein supposes, the same as Sharra, a city of Mesopotamia, half a mile from the Euphrates.
- 2 Kings 19:12