Isaiah 37:7-17 TNIV

7 Listen! When he hears a certain report,1 I will make him want2 to return to his own country, and there I will have him cut down3 with the sword.' "

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      8 When the field commander heard that the king of Assyria had left Lachish,4 he withdrew and found the king fighting against Libnah.5

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      9 Now Sennacherib6 received a report7 that Tirhakah, the king of Cush,a8 was marching out to fight against him. When he heard it, he sent messengers to Hezekiah with this word:

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        • a 37:9 - That is, the upper Nile region
          10 "Say to Hezekiah king of Judah: Do not let the god you depend on deceive9 you when he says, 'Jerusalem will not be given into the hands of the king of Assyria.'10

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          11 Surely you have heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all the countries, destroying them completely. And will you be delivered?11

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          12 Did the gods of the nations that were destroyed by my ancestors12 deliver them--the gods of Gozan, Harran,13 Rezeph and the people of Eden14 who were in Tel Assar?

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          13 Where is the king of Hamath or the king of Arpad?15 Where are the kings of Lair, Sepharvaim,16 Hena and Ivvah?"17

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          Hezekiah's Prayer

          37:14-20pp -- 2Ki 19:14-19

          14 Hezekiah received the letter18 from the messengers and read it. Then he went up to the temple19 of the LORD and spread it out before the LORD.

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          15 And Hezekiah prayed20 to the LORD:

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          16 "LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, enthroned21 between the cherubim,22 you alone are God23 over all the kingdoms24 of the earth. You have made heaven and earth.25

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          17 Give ear, LORD, and hear;26 open your eyes, LORD, and see;27 listen to all the words Sennacherib28 has sent to ridicule29 the living God.30

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