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Go to Bible: 2 Chronicles 32
 
2Ch 32:1

“Sennacherib king of Assyria.” Sennacherib’s attack is recorded in 2 Kings 18, 2 Chronicles 32, and Isaiah 36.

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2Ch 32:6

“spoke encouragingly to them.” Literally, “spoke to the heart of them.”

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2Ch 32:7(top)
2Ch 32:8

“relied upon.” Literally, “rested” or “leaned” upon. The people leaned on the words of Hezekiah for support and comfort as one might lean on a staff to gain support and/or rest.

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2Ch 32:9(top)
2Ch 32:10

“that you are living during the siege in Jerusalem?” Sennacherib writes as if the siege is actually going on. It was not, but it might as well have been because the Judeans had shut themselves up in Jerusalem.

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2Ch 32:14

“devoted to destruction.” That is, destroyed them. [For more on things “devoted” to Yahweh and devoted to destruction, see commentary on Josh. 6:17].

“your god.” The Assyrians thought of Yahweh as just another god.

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2Ch 32:15(top)
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2Ch 32:17

“the god of Hezekiah.” The Assyrians thought of Yahweh as just another god.

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2Ch 32:21

“who cut off all the mighty men of valor.” The angel killed 185,000 Assyrian soldiers (2 Kings 19:35).

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2Ch 32:24

“sick to the point of death.” The record of Hezekiah’s sickness and recovery is in 2 Kings 20:1-11; 2 Chronicles 32:24-26; and Isaiah 38:1-22.

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2Ch 32:25(top)
2Ch 32:26

“for being proud of heart.” The Hebrew is more literally, “for the pride of his heart,” but that translation can be confusing because it can seem like the pride of his heart caused him to humble himself.

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