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Isaiah 39 HNV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 At that time Merodakh-Bal'odan the son of Bal'adan, king of Bavel, sent letters and a present to Hizkiyahu; for he heard that he had been sick, and was recovered. 1 At that time Merodach-Baladan son of Baladan king of Babylon sent Hezekiah letters and a gift, because he had heard of his illness and recovery.
2 Hizkiyahu was glad of them, and shown them the house of his precious things, the silver, and the gold, and the spices, and the precious oil, and all the house of his armor, and all that was found in his treasures: there was nothing in his house, nor in all his dominion, that Hizkiyahu didn't show them. 2 Hezekiah received the envoys gladly and showed them what was in his storehouses--the silver, the gold, the spices, the fine oil, his entire armory and everything found among his treasures. There was nothing in his palace or in all his kingdom that Hezekiah did not show them.
3 Then came Yesha`yahu the prophet to king Hizkiyahu, and said to him, What said these men? and from whence came they to you? Hizkiyahu said, They are come from a far country to me, even from Bavel. 3 Then Isaiah the prophet went to King Hezekiah and asked, "What did those men say, and where did they come from?" "From a distant land," Hezekiah replied. "They came to me from Babylon."
4 Then said he, What have they seen in your house? Hizkiyahu answered, All that is in my house have they seen: there is nothing among my treasures that I have not shown them. 4 The prophet asked, "What did they see in your palace?" "They saw everything in my palace," Hezekiah said. "There is nothing among my treasures that I did not show them."
5 Then said Yesha`yahu to Hizkiyahu, Hear the word of the LORD of Hosts: 5 Then Isaiah said to Hezekiah, "Hear the word of the LORD Almighty:
6 Behold, the days are coming, when all that is in your house, and that which your fathers have laid up in store until this day, shall be carried to Bavel: nothing shall be left, says the LORD. 6 The time will surely come when everything in your palace, and all that your fathers have stored up until this day, will be carried off to Babylon. Nothing will be left, says the LORD.
7 Of your sons who shall issue from you, whom you shall father, shall they take away; and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the king of Bavel. 7 And some of your descendants, your own flesh and blood who will be born to you, will be taken away, and they will become eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon."
8 Then said Hizkiyahu to Yesha`yahu, Good is the word of the LORD which you have spoken. He said moreover, For there shall be shalom and truth in my days. 8 "The word of the LORD you have spoken is good," Hezekiah replied. For he thought, "There will be peace and security in my lifetime."