2 Kings 18:26

Overview - 2 Kings 18
Hezekiah's good reign.
He destroys idolatry, and prospers.
The inhabitants of Samaria are carried captive for their sins.
13 Sennacherib invading Judah, is pacified by a tribute.
17 Rab-shakeh, by blasphemous persuasions, solicits the people to revolt.
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2 Kings 18:26  (King James Version)
Then said Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, and Shebna, and Joah, unto Rabshakeh, Speak, I pray thee, to thy servants in the Syrian language; for we understand it: and talk not with us in the Jews' language in the ears of the people that are on the wall.

Perceiving that the object of this blasphemous caitiff was to stir up the people to sedition, they mildly and reasonably required him to make his proposals in the Syrian language.

in the Syrian language
Ezra 4:7 ; Isaiah 36:11 Isaiah 36:12 ; Daniel 2:4