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Isaiah 38:1 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 Isaiah 38:1

  • 1 38:18 - +238.18 Si 17.27; Ba 2.17.
  • a 38:8 - stairway . . . ten steps . . . steps; [or] sundial . . . ten degrees . . . degrees [(see 2 K 20.9-11).]
  • b 38:12 - I thought . . . my life; [Hebrew unclear.]
  • c 38:13 - [Verse 13 in Hebrew is unclear.]
  • d 38:15 - [One ancient translation suggests] I cannot sleep; [Hebrew unclear.]
  • e 38:16 - [Verses 15 and 16 in Hebrew are unclear.]
  • f 38:17 - [Some ancient translations] save; [Hebrew] love.
  • g 38:20 - [Verses 21-22 are placed after verse 6.]
  • h 38:22 - [Verses 21-22 are moved here from the end of the chapter (see 2 K 20.6-9).]