2 Kings 18:1 NLT

1 Hezekiah son of Ahaz began to rule over Judah in the third year of King Hoshea’s reign in Israel.

Study tools for 2 Kings 18:1

  • a 18:2 - As in parallel text at 2 Chr 29:1 ; Hebrew reads Abi, a variant spelling of Abijah.
  • b 18:4 - Nehushtan sounds like the Hebrew terms that mean “snake,” “bronze,” and “unclean thing.”
  • c 18:13 - The fourteenth year of Hezekiah’s reign was 701
  • d 18:14 - Hebrew 300 talents [10 metric tons] of silver and 30 talents [1 metric ton] of gold.
  • e 18:17 - Or the rabshakeh; also in 18:19, 26, 27, 28, 37 .
  • f 18:17 - Or bleached.
  • g 18:26 - Hebrew in the dialect of Judah; also in 18:28 .