Surely it was for my benefit that I suffered such anguish. In your love you kept me from the pit of destruction; you have put all my sins behind your back.
References for Isaiah 38:17
For the grave cannot praise you, death cannot sing your praise; those who go down to the pit cannot hope for your faithfulness.
References for Isaiah 38:18
The living, the living—they praise you, as I am doing today; parents tell their children about your faithfulness.
References for Isaiah 38:19
The LORD will save me, and we will sing with stringed instruments all the days of our lives in the temple of the LORD.
References for Isaiah 38:20
Isaiah had said, “Prepare a poultice of figs and apply it to the boil, and he will recover.”
Hezekiah had asked, “What will be the sign that I will go up to the temple of the LORD?”
References for Isaiah 38:22