When the field commander heard that the king of Assyria had left Lachish,1 he withdrew and found the king fighting against Libnah.2
References for 2 Kings 19:8
Now Sennacherib received a report that Tirhakah, the Cushite king [of Egypt], was marching out to fight against him. So he again sent messengers to Hezekiah with this word:
References for 2 Kings 19:9
"Say to Hezekiah king of Judah: Do not let the god you depend3 on deceive4 you when he says, 'Jerusalem will not be handed over to the king of Assyria.'
References for 2 Kings 19:10
Surely you have heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all the countries, destroying them completely. And will you be delivered?
Did the gods of the nations that were destroyed by my forefathers deliver5 them: the gods of Gozan,6 Haran,7 Rezeph and the people of Eden who were in Tel Assar?
References for 2 Kings 19:12
Where is the king of Hamath, the king of Arpad, the king of the city of Sepharvaim, or of Hena or Ivvah?"8
References for 2 Kings 19:13