2 Kings 18:5; 2 Kings 18:19-22; 2 Kings 18:24; 2 Kings 18:30; 2 Kings 19:10
He trusted in the LORD , the God of Israel; so that after him there was none like him among all the kings of Judah, nor among those who were before him.
Then Rabshakeh said to them, "Say now to Hezekiah, 'Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria, "What is this confidence that you have?
"You say (but they are only empty words ), 'I have counsel and strength for the war.' Now on whom do you rely, that you have rebelled against me?
"Now behold, you rely on the staff of this crushed reed, even on Egypt; on which if a man leans, it will go into his hand and pierce it. So is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who rely on him.
"But if you say to me, 'We trust in the LORD our God,' is it not He whose high places and whose altars Hezekiah has taken away, and has said to Judah and to Jerusalem, 'You shall worship before this altar in Jerusalem '?
"How then can you repulse one official of the least of my master's servants, and rely on Egypt for chariots and for horsemen?
nor let Hezekiah make you trust in the LORD , saying, "The LORD will surely deliver us, and this city will not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria."
"Thus you shall say to Hezekiah king of Judah, 'Do not let your God in whom you trust deceive you saying, "Jerusalem will not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria."