|Overview - 2 Kings 18|
|1||Hezekiah's good reign.|
|4||He destroys idolatry, and prospers.|
|9||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.|
2 Kings 18:6 (King James Version)
For he clave to the LORD, and departed not from following him, but kept his commandments, which the LORD commanded Moses.
- he clave
- None of the kings of Judah, from the time of the division of the kingdom, equalled Hezekiah in the stedfastness and simplicity of his dependence upon the Lord; in which he aspired to an equality with his progenitor David, who had reigned over the whole land. Even Asa, through weakness of faith, sought the assistance of a heathen prince; and Jehoshaphat formed an alliance with idolatrous Ahab; but Hezekiah clave to the Lord, in entire confidence and unreserved obedience, to the end of his life.
- Deuteronomy 10:20 ; Joshua 23:8 ; Acts 11:23
- from following him
- Hebrew from after him. kept.
- 2 Kings 17:13 2 Kings 17:16 2 Kings 17:19 Jeremiah 11:4 ; John 14:15 John 14:21 ; John 15:10 John 15:14 1 John 5:3