|New International Version (© 2011)|
The king also wrote letters ridiculing the LORD, the God of Israel, and saying this against him: "Just as the gods of the peoples of the other lands did not rescue their people from my hand, so the god of Hezekiah will not rescue his people from my hand."
King James Bible
He wrote also letters to rail on the LORD God of Israel, and to speak against him, saying, As the gods of the nations of other lands have not delivered their people out of mine hand, so shall not the God of Hezekiah deliver his people out of mine hand.
American Standard Version
He wrote also letters, to rail on Jehovah, the God of Israel, and to speak against him, saying, As the gods of the nations of the lands, which have not delivered their people out of my hand, so shall not the God of Hezekiah deliver his people out of my hand.
Young's Literal Translation
and letters he hath written to give reproach to Jehovah, God of Israel, and to speak against Him, saying, 'As the gods of the nations of the lands that have not delivered their people from my hand, so the God of Hezekiah doth not deliver His people from my hand.'
2 Chronicles 32:17 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Wrote also letters - See 2 Kings 19:9, 2 Kings 19:14.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Kings 19:9,14 And when he heard say of Tirhakah king of Ethiopia, Behold, he is come out to fight against you: he sent messengers again to Hezekiah...
Nehemiah 6:5 Then sent Sanballat his servant to me in like manner the fifth time with an open letter in his hand;
Isaiah 37:14 And Hezekiah received the letter from the hand of the messengers, and read it: and Hezekiah went up to the house of the LORD...
2 Kings 19:22,28 Whom have you reproached and blasphemed? and against whom have you exalted your voice, and lifted up your eyes on high...
Isaiah 10:15 Shall the ax boast itself against him that hews therewith? or shall the saw magnify itself against him that shakes it?...
Isaiah 37:23,24,28,29 Whom have you reproached and blasphemed? and against whom have you exalted your voice, and lifted up your eyes on high...
Revelation 13:6 And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven.
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2 Kings 19:12 Have the gods of the nations delivered them which my fathers have destroyed; as Gozan, and Haran, and Rezeph...
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2 Chronicles 32:14 Who of all the gods of these nations that my predecessors destroyed has been able to save his people from me? How then can your god deliver you from my hand?
2 Chronicles 32:16 Sennacherib's officers spoke further against the LORD God and against his servant Hezekiah.