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CHRIST,

house of the Lord, and in the treasures 1 Amazial's good reign : 5 His justice on the 827. of the king's house, and hostages, and remurderers of his father : 7 His victory orer

turned to Samaria. Edom. 8 Amaziah proroking Jehoash, is

15 | Now the rest of the acts of Jehoash orercome and spoiled. 16 Jeroboam suc. ceedeth Jehoash. 19 Amaziah slain by a con.

which he did, and his might, and how he spiracy. 21 Azariah succeedeth him. 23

fought with Amaziah king of Judah, are Jeroboam's roicked reign. 29 Zachariah - 2 Chr. 25.1. they not written in the book of the chronsucceedeth him.

icles of the kings of Israel ?

16 And Jehoash slept with his fathers, hoahaz king of Israel, reigned a Am- bc. 12. 20. and was buried in Samaria with the aziah the son of Joash king of Judah.

kings of Israel ; and Jeroboam his son 2 He was twenty and five years old

reigned in his stead. when he began to reign, and he reigned Deut. 24.16. 17 And Amaziah the son of Joash twenty and nine years in Jerusalem. And Ezek. 18.20. king of Judah lived after the death of his mother's name was Jehoaddan of Je

Jehoash son of Jehoahaz king of Israel rusalem.

fifteen years. 3 And he did that thich was right in 1 or, the rock. 18 And the rest of the acts of Amathe sight of the LORD, yet not like David

ziah, are they not written in the book of his father: he did according to all things

the chronicles of the kings of Judah ? as Joash his father did.

2 Heb, at thy

19 Now d they made a conspiracy 4 But, the high places were not taken house. against him in Jerusalem: and he fled to away: as yet the people sacrificed, and

Lachish; but they sent after him to Laburnt incense on the high places.

chish, and slew him there. 51 And it came to pass, as soon as the

20 And they brought him on horses: kingdom was confirmed in his hand, that

and he was buried at Jerusalem with his he slew his servants ) who had slain the

fathers in the city of David. king his father.

21 [ And all the people of Judah took

3 Heb. was 6° But the children of the murderers

smitten.

Azariah, who was sixteen years old, he slew not: according to that which is

and made him king instead of his father written in the book of the law of Moses,

Amaziah, in which the LORD commanded, saying,

22 He built Elath, and restored it to • The fathers shall not be put to death for

Judah, after that the king slept with his the children, nor the children be put to

fathers. death for the fathers; but every man

23 In the fifteenth year * of Amąshall be put to death for his own sin.

ziah the son of Joash king of Judah, Jer7 He slew of Edom in the valley of « 2Chr. 25. oboam the son of Joash king of Israel, Salt ten thousand, and took i Selah by

began to reign in Samaria, and reigned war, and called the name of it Joktheel

forty and one years. to this day.

And he did that which was evil in 81 Then Amaziah sent messengers to

the sight of the LORD: he departed not Jehoash the son of Jehoahaz son of Jehu

from all the sins of Jeroboam the son of king of Israel, saying, Come, let us look

Nebat, who made Israel to sin. one another in the face.

e 2Chr. 26. 1.

25 He restored the border of Israel 9 And Jehoash the king of Israel sent is called from the entering of Hamath to the sea to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The Uzziah. of the plain, according to the word of the thistle that was in Lebanon sent to the ce

LORD God of Israel, which he spoke by dar that was in Lebanon, saying, Give

the hand of his servant s Jonah, the son thy daughter to my son for a wife: and

of Amittai, the prophet, who was of there passed by a wild beast that was in

Gath-hepher. Lebanon, and irod down the thistle.

26 For the Lord saw the affliction of 10 Thou hast indeed smitten Edom, • Now he be. Israel, that it was very bitter: for there and thy heart hath lifted thee up: glory gins to reign was not any shut up, nor any left, nor any of this, and tarry ? at home: for why alone. helper for Israel. shouldst thou meddle to thy hurt, that

27 And the LORD said not that he thou shouldst fall, even thou, and Judah

would blot out the name of Israel from with thee?

under heaven: but he saved them by 11 But Amaziah would not hear.

the hand of Jeroboam the son of Joash. Therefore Jehoash king of Israel went

28 1 Now the rest of the acts of Jeroup: and he and Amaziah king of Judah

boam, and all that he did, and his might, looked one another in the face at Beth

how he warred, and how he recovered shemesh, which belongeth to Judah. Mat. 12. 39. Damascus, and Hamath, which belonged 12 And Judah 3 was defeated before 40, called

Jonas.

to Judah, for Israel, + are they not writIsrael; and they fled every man to their

ten in the book of the chronicles of the tents.

kings of Israel ? 13 And Jehoash king of Israel took

29 And Jeroboam slept with his faAmaziah king of Judah, the son of Je

thers, even with the kings of Israel; and hoash the son of Ahaziah, at Beth

Zachariah his son reigned in his stead. shemesh, and came to Jerusalem, and

CHAP. XV. broke down the wall of Jerusalem from

1 Azariah's good reign: 5 He dying a leper, the gate of Ephraim to the corner gate, terregnum

| After an in

Jotham succeedeth. 8 Zachariah, the last of four hundred cubits.

or 11 years,

Jehu's generation, reigning ill, is slain by

Shallum. 13 Shallum reigning a month, is 14 And he took all the gold and sil- c. 15 8. slain by Menahem. 16 Menahem strength ver, and all the vessels found in thel

eneth himself by Pul. 21 Pekahiah suc

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ceedeth him. 23 Pekahiah is slain by Pekah.

Before

CHRIST, 27 Pekah is oppressed by Ziglath-pileser,

18.And he did that which was evil in and slain by Hoshea. 32 Jotham's good

842. the sight of the LORD: he departed not reign. 36 Ahaz succeedeth him.

all his days from the sins of Jeroboam the twenty and seventh year * of

the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin.

19 And Pul the king of Assyria came riah son of Amaziah king of Judah to

against the land: and Menahem gave reign.

Pul a thousand talents of silver, that his 2 Sixteen years old was he when he this is the hand might be with him to confirm the began to reign, and he reigned two and of Jerobo kingdom in his hand. fifty years in Jerusalem. And his moth- am's part 20 And Menahem 2 exacted the money er's name was Jecholiah of Jerusalem. nership in of Israel, eren of all the mighty men of

3 And be did that which was right in dom with wealth, of each man fifty shekels of silthe sight of the Lord, according to all his father, ver, to give to the king of Assyria. So that his father Amaziah had done; who made the king of Assyria turned back, and stay4 Save that the high places were not

him consorted not there in the land. removed: the people sacrificed and burnt to the syri. 21 1 And the rest of the acts of Menaincense still on the high places.

hem, and all that he did, are they not will,51 And the Lord smote the king, + sot cir. 765. ten in the book of the chronicles of the that he was a leper to the day of his death, It is the 16th kings of Israel? and dwelt in a separate house. And Jo- year of Jer. 22 And Menahem slept with his fatham the king's son was over the house, monarchy. thers; and Pekabiah his son reigned in judging the people of the land.

his stead. 6 And the rest of the acts of Azariah, There hav. 23 1 In the fiftieth year of Azariah and all that he did, are they not written ing been an king of Judah, Pekahiah the son of Menin the book of the chronicles of the kings

ahem began to reign over Israel in Sainaof Judah ?

ria, and reigned two years. 7 So Azariah slept with his fathers; s As prophe

24 And he did that which was evil in and they buried him with his fathers in sied, Amos the sight of the LORD: he departed not the city of David : and Jotham his son 7.9. from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nereigned in his stead.

a c. 10.30. bat, who made Israel to sin. 8 9 In the thirty and eighth year 6 of 6 Matt. 1.8.9.

25 But Pekah the son of Remaliah, a Azariah king of Judah did Zachariah called captain of his, conspired against him, the son of Jeroboam reign over Israel in. Ozias. and smote him in Samaria, in the palace Samaria six months.

of the king's house, with Argob and

month of 9 And he did that which was evil in the

Arieh, and with him fitty men of the

days. sight of the Lord, as his fathers had done:

Gileadites: and he killed him, and reignhe departed not from the sins of Jeroboam

ed in his room. the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin. 1 Chr. 5.26. 26 And the rest of the acts of Pekahi10 And Shallum the son of Jabesh con

ah, and all that he did, behold, they are spired against him, and $ smote bim be

written in the book of the chronicles of fore the people, and slew him, and reign

the kings of Israel. ed in his stead.

27 1 In the two and fiftieth year of 11 And the rest of the acts of Zacha

Azariah king of Judah, Pekah the son of riah, behold they are written in the book

Remaliah began to reign over Israel in

2 Heb. caus. of the chronicles of the kings of Israel.

Samaria, and reigned twenty years. 12 This was a the word of the LORD forth. 28 And he did that which was evil in which he spoke to Jehu, saying, Thy sons

the sight of the LORD: he departed not shall sit on the throne of Israel to the

from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nefourth generation. And so it came to

bat, who made Israel to sin. pass.

29 In the days of Pekah king of Israel 13 1 Shallum the son of Jabesh began

came Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria, to reign in the nine and thirtieth year of

and took ljon, and Abel-beth-maachab, • Uzziah king of Judah; and he reigned anarchy for Gilead, and Galilee, all the land of Naph

1 After an

and Janoah, and Kedesh, and Hazor, and I a full month in Samaria.

some years, 14 For Menahem the son of Gadi went c. 17. 1. tali, and carried them captive to Assyria. up from Tirzah, and came to Samaria, Hosea 10. 3. 30 And Hoshea the son of Elah made and smote Shallum the son of Jabesh in

a conspiracy against Pekah the son of Samaria, and slew him, and reigned in

Remaliah, and smote him, and slew him, his stead.

and reigned in his stead, it in the twenti15. And the rest of the acts of Shallum,

eth year of Jotham the son of Uzziah.** and his conspiracy which he made, be- . In the 4th

31 And the rest of the acts of Pekah, hold, they are written in the book of the year of and all that he did, behold, they are writchronicles of the kings of Israel. Ahas, in

ten in the book of the chronicles of the

the 20th 16 . Then Menahim smote Tiphsah, year after kings of Israel. and all that were in it, and the borders of Jotham had 33 T In the second year of Pekah the it from Tirzah: because they opened not begun to

son of Remaliah king of Israel, began to him, therefore he smote it; and all reign. 2 Jotham the son of Uzziah king of Judah the women in it that were with child he

to reign. ripped up:

33 Five and twenty years old was he 17 In the nine and thirtieth year of

when he began to reign, and he reigned Azariah king of Judah began Menahem

sixteen years in Jerusalem. And his the son of Gadi to reign over Israel, and 42 Chr. 27.1. mother's name was Jerasha, the daughreigned ten years in Samaria.

ter of Zadok.

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Before 34 And he did that which was right in

CHRIST,

the priest the fashion of the altar, and the the sight of the LORD: he did according 730. pattern of it, according to all the workto all that his father Uzziah had done.

manship of it. 35 1 Yet, the high places were not re

11 And Urijah the priest built an almoved: the people sacrificed and burn

tar according to all that king Ahaz had ed incense still in the high places. He

sent from Damascus: so Urijah the priest built the higher gate of the house of the

made it against king Ahaz came from LORD.

Damascus. 36 Now the rest of the acts of Jo

12 And when the king had come from tham, and all that he did, are they not At the end Damascus, the king saw the altar: and written in the book of the chronicles of of Jotham's the king approached to the altar, and ofthe kings of Judah ?

reign. fered on it. 37 In those days * the LORD began to

13 And he burnt his burnt-offering send against Judah, Rezin the king of

and his meat-offering, and poured his Syria, and Pekah the son of Remaliah.

drink-offering, and sprinkled the blood 38 And Jotham slept with his fathers,

of 2 bis peace-offerings upon the altar. and was buried with his fathers in the

14 And he brought also the brazen alcity of David his father: And Ahaz his son reigned in his stead.

a 2Chr. 28.1. front of the house, from between the altar

tar, which was before the LORD, from the CHAP. XVI.

and the house of the Lord, and put it on

the north side of the altar. 1 Ahaz's wicked reign. 5 Ahaz assailed by Rezin and Pekah, hireth Tiglath-pileser

15 And king Ahaz commanded Uriagainst them. 10 Ahaz sending a pattern

jah the priest, saying, Upon the great alof an altar from Damascus to Urijah, di

tar burn the morning burnt-offering, and verteth the brazen altar to his own devotion : 17 He spoileth the temple. 19 Hezekiah suc- bls. 7. 1. the evening meat-offering, and the king's seedeth him.

burnt-sacrifice, and his meat-offering, the seventeenth year of Pekah the

with the burnt-offering of all the people son of Remaliaha Ahaz the son of

of the land, and their meat-offering, and Jotham king of Judah began to reign.

their drink-offerinys; and sprinkle upon 2 Twenty years old was Ahaz when

it all the blood of the burnt-offering, and he began to reign, and reigned sixteen

all the blood of the sacrifice: and the years in Jerusalem, and did not that 1 Heb. Dam- brazen altar shall be for me to inquire by.

. which was right in the sight of the Lord

16 Thus did Urijah the priest, accordhis God, like David his father.

ing to all that king

Ahaz commanded. 3 But he walked in the way of the

17 1 And king Ahaz cut off the borkings of Israel, and even made his son to

ders of the bases, and removed the laver pass through the fire, according to the

from off them; and took down the sea abominations of the heathen, whom the

from off the brazen oxen that were under LORD cast out from before the children

it, and put it upon a pavement of stones. of Israel.

18 And the covert for the sabbath that 4 And he sacrificed and burnt incense

they had built in the house, and the in the high places, and on the hills, and

king's entry without, he turned from the under every green tree.

house of the Lord for the king of As51. Then Rezin king of Syria and

2 Heb. which syria. Pekah son of Remaliah king of Israel were his. 19 T Now the rest of the acts of Ahaz came up to Jerusalem to war: and they

which he did, are they not written in the besieged Ahaz, but could not overcome

book of the chronicles of the kings of him.

Judah ? 6 At that time Rezin king of Syria re

20 And Ahaz slept with his fathers, covered Elath to Syria, and drove the

and was buried with his fathers in the Jews from Elath: and the Syrians came

city of David: and Hezekiah his son to Elath, and have dwelt there to this

reigned in his stead. day.

CHAP. XVII.
So Ahaz sent messengers to Tig-

I Hoshea's wicked reign. 3 Being subdued lath-pileser king of Assyria, saying, I am

by Shulmaneser, he conspireth against him thy servant and thy son: come up, a

, and

with So king of Egypt. 5 Samaria for their save me from the hand of the king of

sins is captivated. 24 The foreign nations,

which were transplanted into Samaria, be Syria, and from the hand of the king of After an in.

ing, plagued with lions, make a mixture of Israel, who rise up against me.

c. 15. 30.

religions. 8 And Ahaz took the silver and gold

the twelfth year of Ahaz king of that was found in the house of the LORD, and in the treasures of the king's house,

to reign in Samaria over Israel nine and sent it for a present to the king of

years. Assyria.

2 And he did that which was evil in 9 And the king of Assyria hearkened

the sight of the Lord, but not as the kings to him: for the king of Assyria went up

of Israel that were before him. against 1 Damascus, and took it, and car

31 Against him came np Shalmaneser ried the people of it captive to Kir, and

king of Assyria; and Hoshea became slew Rezin.

his servant, and gave him i presents. 101 And king Ahaz went to Damas

4 And the king of Assyria found concus to meet Tiglath-pileser king of As

spiracy in Hoshea : for he had sent messyria, and saw an altar that was at Da- 1 or, tribute. sengers to So king of Egypt, and brought mascus: and king Ahaz sent to Urijah/ no present to the king of Assyria, as he

& 25. 5. &
35. 15.

e Ex. 32. 8.

28.

Before had done year by year: therefore the king

CHRIST,

his sight : there was none left but the of Assyria shut him up, and bound him 721.

tribe of Judah only. in prison.

19 Also Judah kept not the command5 1 Then the king of Assyria came up

ments of the LORD their God, but walkthroughout all the land, and went up to

ed in the statutes of Israel which they Samaria, and besieged it three years.

made. 69 - In the ninth year of Hoshea, the 4 c. 18. 10. 20 And the LORD rejected all the seed king of Assyria took Samaria, and car

of Israel, and afflicted them, and deliverried Israel away into Assyria, and placed

ed them into the hand of spoilers, until them in Halah and in Habor by the riv- 2 Heb. sta he had cast them out of his sight. er of Gozan, and in the cities of the tues. 21 For he rent Israel from the house Medes.

of David; and they made Jeroboarn the 7 For so it was, that the children of Is

son of Nebat king: and Jeroboam drove rael had sinned against the LORD their Deut. 4. 19. Israel from following the LORD, and God, who had brought them out of the

made them sin a great sin. land of Egypt, from under the hand of

22 For the children of Israel walked Pharaoh king of Egypt, and had feared 3 Heb, by the in all the sins of Jeroboam which he did; other gods,

hand of all. they departed not from them; 8 And walked in the statutes of the

23 Until the Lord removed Israel out heathen, whom the LORD cast out from

of his sigbt, as he had said by all bis serbefore the children of Israel, and of the Jer. 18. 11. vants the prophets. So was Israel carrikings of Israel which they had made.

ed away out of their own land to Assyria 9 And the children of Israel did secret

to this day. ly things that were not right against the

24 1 And the king of Assyria brought Lord their God, and they built for them

men from Babylon, and from Cuthah,

d Deut. 31. selves high places in all their cities, from

27.

and from Ava, and from Hamath, and the tower of the watchmen to the fortifi

from Sepharvaim, and placed them in the ed city.

cities of Samaria instead of the children • 10 Ånd they set up for themselves a im

of Israel: and they possessed Samaria, ages and groves on every high hill, and 1 Kings 12. and dwelt in its cities. under every green tree :

25 And so it was at the beginning of 11 And there they burnt incense on all

their dwelling there, that they feared not the high places, as did the heathen whom

the LORD: therefore the LORD sent hions the LORD carried away before them; and

among them, which slew some of them. wrought wicked things to provoke the

26 Wherefore they spoke to the king LORD to anger:

of Assyria, saying, The nations which 12 For they served idols, of which the

thou hast removed, and placed in the ciLord had said to them, o Ye shall not do

ties of Samaria, know not the manner of this thing.

the God of the land : therefore he hath 13 Yet the Lord testified against Isra

sent lions among them, and behold, they el, and against Judah, 3 by all the proph

slay them, because they know not the ets, and by all the seers, saying, Turn

manner of the God of the land. ye' from your evil ways, and keep my s Zeph. 1. 5.

27 Then the king of Assyria comcommandments and my statutes, accord

manded, saying, Carry thither one of the ing to all the law which I commanded

priests whom ye brought from thence ; yonr fathers, and which I sent to you by

and let them go and dwell there, and let my servants the prophets.

him teach them the manner of the God 14 Notwithstanding, they would not

of the land. hear, but d hardened their necks, like

28 Then one of the priests whom they the neck of their fathers, that did not be

had carried away from Samaria came lieve in the LORD their God.

and dwelt in Beth-el, and taught them 15 And they rejected his statutes, and

how they should fear the LORD. his covenant that he made with their fa

29 Yet, every nation made gods of thers, and bis testimonies, which he testi

their own, and put them in the houses of fied against them; and they followed

the high places which the Samaritans vanity, and became vain, and went after

had made, every nation in their cities in the heathen that were around them, con

which they dwelt. · cerning whom the LORD had charged

30 And the men of Babylon made Sucthem, that they should not do like them.

coth-benoth, and the men of Cuth made 16 And they left all the command

Nergal, and the men of Hamath made ments of the LORD their God, and e made

Ashima, for themselves molten images, even two

31 And the Avites made Nibhaz and calves, and made a grove, and worship

Tartak, and the Sepharvites burnt their ed all the host of heaven, and served

children in the fire io Adrammelech and Baal.

Anammelech, the gods of Sepharvaim, 17 And they caused their sons and

32 So they feared the LORD, and made their daughters to pass through the fire,

to themselves of the lowest of them priests and used divination and enchantments, or, who of the high places, who sacrificed for and sold themselves to do evil in the them away them in the houses of the high places. sight of the LORD, to provoke him to from 33 , They feared the LORD, and servanger.

thence. ed their own gods, after the manner of 18 Therefore the LORD was very an

the nations whom they carried away gry with Israel, and removed them out of!

from thence.

31.

statues.

Before 34 To this day they do after the for

CHRIST,

8 He smote the Philistines, even to mer manners: they fear not the LORD, 710. 3 Gaza, and its borders, from the tower neither do they after their statutes, or af

of the watchmen to the fortified city. ter their ordinances, or after the law and

91 And it came to pass in the fourth commandment which the LORD com

year of king Hezekiah, which was the manded the children of Jacob, « whom

seventh year of Hoshea son of Elah king he named Israel;

6. Gen. 32.28. of Israel, that Shalmaneser king of As35 With whom the Lord had made a 1 Kings 18.

syria came up against Samaria, and becovenant, and charged them, saying, a Ye

sieged it. shall not fear other gods, nor bow your

10 And at the end of three years they selves to them, nor serve them, nor sacri

took it: eren in the sixth year of Hezefice to them:

A Judg. 6. 10.

kiah, that is d the ninth year of Hoshea 36 But the LORD, who brought you out

king of Israel, Samaria was taken. of the land of Egypt with great power

11 And the king of Assyria carried and an out-stretched arm, him shall ye 2.423... away Israel to Assyria, and put them in fear, and him shall ye worship, and to He is called Halah and in Habor by the river of Gohim shall ye do sacrifice.

Ezekias, zan, and in the cities of the Medes: 37 And the statutes, and the ordinan- Matt. 1. 9. 12 Because they obeyed not the voice ces, and the law, and the commandment

of the LORD their God, but transgressed which he wrote for you, ye shall observe

his covenant, and all that Moses the serto do for evermore; and ye shall not fear 1 Heb. vant of the Lord commanded, and would other gods.

not hear them, nor do them. 38 And the covenant that I have made

13 | Now é in the fourteenth year of with you ye shall not forget ; neither

king Hezekiah Sennacherib king of shall ye fear other gods.

Num.21.9. Assyria came up against all the fortified 39 But the LORD your God ye shall

cities of Judah, and took them. sear; and he will deliver you out of the

14 And Hezekiah king of Judah sent hand of all your enemies.

to the king of Assyria to Lachish, say. 40 Yet they did not hearken, but they

ing, I have offended; return from me: did after their former manner.

that which thou puttest on me I will 41 So these nations feared the LORD, 2 Heb. from ea to Hezekiah king of Judah three hun

bear. And the king of Assyria appointand served their graven images, both after him. their children, and their children's chil

dred talents of silver and thirty talents of dren: as did their fathers, so do they to

gold. this day.

15 And Hezekiah gave him all the CHAP. XVIII.

silver that was found in the house of the | Hezekiah's good reign : 4 He destroyeth idol.

Lord, and in the treasures of the king's atry, and prospereth. 9 Samaria is carried

house. captive for their sins. 13 Sennacherib in.

3 Heb. Az.
zah.

16 At that time did Hezekiah cut off vading Judah, is pacified by a tribute. 17 Rab-shakeh, sent by Sennacherib again, re.

the gold from the doors of the temple of vileth Hezekiah, and by blasphemous per. c. 17. 3. the Lord, and from the pillars which suasions, soliciteth the people to revolt.

Hezekiah' king of Judah had overlaid, NO TOW it came to pass in the third d c. 17. 6. and gave 5 it to the king of Assyria. year of Hoshea son of Elah king of

17 1 And the king of Assyria sent TarIsrael, that Hezekiah the son of Ahaz

tan and Rabsaris and Rab-shakeh from

e 2 Chr. 32.1. king of Judah began to reign.

Is. 36. 1.

Lachish to king Hezekiah with a great 2 Twenty and five years old was he

army against Jerusalem : and they went when he began to reign; and he reigned 1 Heb. San. up, and came to Jerusalem: and when twenty and nine years in Jerusalem. His herib. they had come up, they came and stood mother's name also was Abi, the daugh

by ihe conduit of the upper pool, which ter of Zachariah.

is in the highway of the fuller's field. 3 And he did that which was right in 5 Heb. them. 18 And when they had called to the the sight of the Lord, according to all

king, there came out to them Eliakim that David his father did.

the son of Hilkiah, who was over the

6 Heb. 4 1 He removed the high places, and

heavy.

household, and Shebna the 7 scribe, and broke the i images, and cut down the

Joab the son of Asaph the recorder. groves, and broke in pieces the 6 brazen

19 And Rab-shakeh said to them,

or, secreta. serpent that Moses had made: for till

Speak ye now to Hezekiah, Thus saith those days the children of Israel burnt

the great king, the king of Assyria, incense to it: and he called it Nehush-8 or, talkest. What confidence is this in which thou

trustest? 5 He trusted in the LORD God of Isra- 9 Heb. word 20 Thou 8 sayest, but they are but svain el; so that after him was none like him of the lips. words, 10 I have counsel and strength for among all the kings of Judah, nor any

the war.

Now in whom dost thou trust, that were before him.

10 or, but that thou rebellest against me ? 6 For he cleaved to the Lord, and de- counsel 21 Now behold, thou ii trustest upon parted not a from following him, but kept strength

the staff of this bruised reed, even upon his commandments, which the LORD are for the Egypt, on which if a man leaneth, it will commanded Moses.

go into his hand, and pierce it: so is 7 And the LORD was with him; and

Pharaoh king of Egypt io all that trust he prospered whithersoever he went 11 Heb.trust on him. forth: and he rebelled against the king esl thee. 22 But if ye say to me, We trust in of Assyria, and served him not.

Ithe LORD our God: is not that he whose

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