2 Kings 19:10-20 (New American Standard)

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10 "Thus you shall say to Hezekiah king of aJudah, 'Do not 1let your God in whom you trust deceive you saying, "2Jerusalem will not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria." 11 'Behold, you have heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all the lands, destroying them completely. So will you be bspared? 12 '3Did the gods of cthose nations which my fathers destroyed deliver them, even 4Gozan and 5Haran and Rezeph and 6the sons of Eden who were in Telassar? 13 '7Where is the king of Hamath, the king of Arpad, the king of the city of Sepharvaim, and of Hena and Ivvah?' "

Hezekiah's Prayer

14 Then 8Hezekiah took the dletter from the hand of the messengers and read it, and he went up to the house of the LORD and espread it out before the LORD. 15 Hezekiah prayed before the LORD and said, "O LORD, the God of Israel, 9who are fenthroned above the cherubim, 10You are the God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth. You have made heaven and earth. 16 "11Incline Your ear, O LORD, and hear; 12open Your eyes, O LORD, and see; and listen to the words of Sennacherib, which he has sent 13to reproach the living God. 17 "Truly, O LORD, the kings of Assyria have devastated the nations and their lands 18 and have cast their gods into the fire, 14for they were not gods but the work of men's hands, wood and stone. So they have destroyed them. 19 "Now, O LORD our God, I pray, deliver us from his hand 15that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that You alone, O 16LORD, are God."

God's Answer through Isaiah

20 Then Isaiah the son of Amoz sent to Hezekiah saying, "Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, 'Because you have prayed to Me about Sennacherib king of Assyria, 17I have heard you.'
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