Isaiah 36:4
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then Rabshakeh said to them, "Say now to Hezekiah, 'Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria, "What is this confidence that you have?

King James Bible
And Rabshakeh said unto them, Say ye now to Hezekiah, Thus saith the great king, the king of Assyria, What confidence is this wherein thou trustest?

Darby Bible Translation
And Rab-shakeh said to them, Say now to Hezekiah, Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria: What confidence is this in which thou trustest?

World English Bible
Rabshakeh said to them, "Now tell Hezekiah, 'Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria, "What confidence is this in which you trust?

Young's Literal Translation
And Rabshakeh saith unto them, 'Say ye, I pray you, unto Hezekiah, 'Thus said the great king, the king of Asshur, What is this confidence in which thou hast confided?

Isaiah 36:4 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

What confidence - What is the ground of your confidence? on what do you trust? The appellation 'great king' was the customary title of the kings of the Persians and Assyrians.

Isaiah 36:4 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Deliverance from Assyria
In a time of grave national peril, when the hosts of Assyria were invading the land of Judah and it seemed as if nothing could save Jerusalem from utter destruction, Hezekiah rallied the forces of his realm to resist with unfailing courage their heathen oppressors and to trust in the power of Jehovah to deliver. "Be strong and courageous, be not afraid nor dismayed for the king of Assyria, nor for all the multitude that is with him," Hezekiah exhorted the men of Judah; "for there be more with us
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Isaiah
CHAPTERS I-XXXIX Isaiah is the most regal of the prophets. His words and thoughts are those of a man whose eyes had seen the King, vi. 5. The times in which he lived were big with political problems, which he met as a statesman who saw the large meaning of events, and as a prophet who read a divine purpose in history. Unlike his younger contemporary Micah, he was, in all probability, an aristocrat; and during his long ministry (740-701 B.C., possibly, but not probably later) he bore testimony, as
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Kings 18:17
Then the king of Assyria sent Tartan and Rab-saris and Rabshakeh from Lachish to King Hezekiah with a large army to Jerusalem. So they went up and came to Jerusalem. And when they went up, they came and stood by the conduit of the upper pool, which is on the highway of the fuller's field.

2 Kings 18:19
Then Rabshakeh said to them, "Say now to Hezekiah, 'Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria, "What is this confidence that you have?

Jump to Previous
Asshur Assyria Commander Confided Confidence Field Great Hezekiah Hezeki'ah Hope Placing Rabshakeh Rab'shakeh Rab-Shakeh Rest Trust Trustest Wherein Words
Jump to Next
Asshur Assyria Commander Confided Confidence Field Great Hezekiah Hezeki'ah Hope Placing Rabshakeh Rab'shakeh Rab-Shakeh Rest Trust Trustest Wherein Words
Links
Isaiah 36:4 NIV
Isaiah 36:4 NLT
Isaiah 36:4 ESV
Isaiah 36:4 NASB
Isaiah 36:4 KJV

Isaiah 36:4 Bible Apps
Isaiah 36:4 Biblia Paralela
Isaiah 36:4 Chinese Bible
Isaiah 36:4 French Bible
Isaiah 36:4 German Bible

Isaiah 36:4 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Isaiah 36:3
Top of Page
Top of Page