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2 Kings 20:1 GNT

1 About this time King Hezekiah became sick and almost died. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz went to see him and said to him, "The Lord tells you that you are to put everything in order, because you will not recover. Get ready to die."

Study tools for 2 Kings 20:1

  • 1 20:17 - 20.17 2 K 24.13; 2 Ch 36.10.
  • 2 20:18 - 20.18 2 K 24.14, 15; Dn 1.1-7.
  • a 20:7 - [One ancient translation (and see Is 38.21)] figs, and he would get well; [Hebrew] figs. They did so, and he got well.
  • b 20:9 - stairway . . . steps . . . steps . . . ; [or] sundial . . . degrees . . . degrees.
  • c 20:10 - steps; [or] degrees.
  • d 20:10 - steps; [or] degrees.
  • e 20:11 - steps; [or] degrees.
  • f 20:11 - stairway; [or] sundial. [Archaeological evidence suggests that the stairway referred to in this passage was one specially constructed to tell time.]