2 Chronicles 32:30
New International Version
It was Hezekiah who blocked the upper outlet of the Gihon spring and channeled the water down to the west side of the City of David. He succeeded in everything he undertook.

New Living Translation
He blocked up the upper spring of Gihon and brought the water down through a tunnel to the west side of the City of David. And so he succeeded in everything he did.

English Standard Version
This same Hezekiah closed the upper outlet of the waters of Gihon and directed them down to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

Berean Study Bible
It was Hezekiah who blocked the upper outlet of the Spring of Gihon and channeled it down to the west side of the City of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all that he did.

New American Standard Bible
It was Hezekiah who stopped the upper outlet of the waters of Gihon and directed them to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all that he did.

King James Bible
This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper watercourse of Gihon, and brought it straight down to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

Christian Standard Bible
This same Hezekiah blocked the outlet of the water of the Upper Gihon and channeled it smoothly downward and westward to the city of David. Hezekiah succeeded in everything he did.

Contemporary English Version
It was Hezekiah who built a tunnel that carried the water from Gihon Spring into the city of Jerusalem. In fact, everything he did was successful!

Good News Translation
It was King Hezekiah who blocked the outlet for Gihon Spring and channeled the water to flow through a tunnel to a point inside the walls of Jerusalem. Hezekiah succeeded in everything he did,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This same Hezekiah blocked the outlet of the water of the Upper Gihon and channeled it smoothly downward and westward to the city of David. Hezekiah succeeded in everything he did.

International Standard Version
Hezekiah stopped up the upper outlet of the Gihon springs and diverted them down to the western side of the City of David. He prospered in everything he did.

NET Bible
Hezekiah dammed up the source of the waters of the Upper Gihon and directed them down to the west side of the City of David. Hezekiah succeeded in all that he did.

New Heart English Bible
This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper spring of the waters of Gihon, and brought them straight down on the west side of the City of David. Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Hezekiah was the one who stopped the water from flowing from the upper outlet of Gihon. He channeled the water directly underground to the west side of the City of David. Hezekiah succeeded in everything he did.

JPS Tanakh 1917
This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper spring of the waters of Gihon, and brought them straight down on the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

New American Standard 1977
It was Hezekiah who stopped the upper outlet of the waters of Gihon and directed them to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all that he did.

Jubilee Bible 2000
This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper watercourse of Gihon and brought it straight down to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah was prospered in all that he did.

King James 2000 Bible
This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper water outlet of Gihon, and brought it straight down to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

American King James Version
This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper watercourse of Gihon, and brought it straight down to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

American Standard Version
This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper spring of the waters of Gihon, and brought them straight down on the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

Douay-Rheims Bible
This same Ezechias was, he that stopped the upper source of the waters of Gihon, and turned them away underneath toward the west of the city of David : in ail his works he did prosperously what he would.

Darby Bible Translation
And he, Hezekiah, stopped the upper outlet of the waters of Gihon, and brought it straight down to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

English Revised Version
This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper spring of the waters of Gihon, and brought them straight down on the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

Webster's Bible Translation
This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper watercourse of Gihon, and brought it straight down to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

World English Bible
This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper spring of the waters of Gihon, and brought them straight down on the west side of the city of David. Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

Young's Literal Translation
And Hezekiah himself hath stopped the upper source of the waters of Gihon, and directeth them beneath to the west of the city of David, and Hezekiah prospereth in all his work;
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
Hezekiah's Illness and Recovery
29He made cities for himself, and he acquired herds of sheep and cattle in abundance, for God gave him very great wealth. 30It was Hezekiah who blocked the upper outlet of the Spring of Gihon and channeled it down to the west side of the City of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all that he did. 31And so when ambassadors of the rulers of Babylon were sent to him to inquire about the wonder that had happened in the land, God left him alone to test him, that He might know all that was in Hezekiah's heart.…
Cross References
1 Kings 1:33
"Take my servants with you," said the king. "Set my son Solomon on my own mule and take him down to Gihon.

2 Kings 20:20
As for the rest of the acts of Hezekiah, along with all his might and how he constructed the pool and the tunnel to bring water into the city, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?

2 Chronicles 32:4
Many people assembled and stopped up all the springs and the stream that flowed through the land. "Why should the kings of Assyria come and find plenty of water?" they said.

Treasury of Scripture

This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper watercourse of Gihon, and brought it straight down to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

Hezekiah Or, `Hezekiah stopped the upper going out (motza, i.e., the egress into the open air,) of the waters of Gihon, and brought them underneath, (lemattah, by a subterraneous course.) to the west of the city of David:' See Note on

1 Kings 1:45 And Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet have anointed him king …

stopped

2 Chronicles 32:4 So there was gathered much people together, who stopped all the fountains, …

Isaiah 22:9-11 You have seen also the breaches of the city of David, that they are …

Gihon

1 Kings 1:33,38,45 The king also said to them, Take with you the servants of your lord, …

And Hezekiah

Joshua 1:7,8 Only be you strong and very courageous, that you may observe to do …

Psalm 1:1-3 Blessed is the man that walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, …







Lexicon
It was
וְה֣וּא (wə·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

Hezekiah
יְחִזְקִיָּ֗הוּ (yə·ḥiz·qî·yā·hū)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2396: Hezekiah -- 'Yah has strengthened', a king of Judah, also several other Israelites

who blocked
סָתַם֙ (sā·ṯam)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5640: To stop up, to repair, to keep secret

the upper
הָֽעֶלְי֔וֹן (hā·‘el·yō·wn)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5945: An elevation, lofty, as title, the Supreme

outlet
מוֹצָ֞א (mō·w·ṣā)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4161: A place or act of going forth, issue, export, source, spring

of the Spring
מֵימֵ֤י (mê·mê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 4325: Water, juice, urine, semen

of Gihon
גִיחוֹן֙ (ḡî·ḥō·wn)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1521: Gihon -- 'a bursting forth', one of the rivers of Eden, also a spring near Jerusalem

and channeled
וַֽיַּישְּׁרֵ֥ם (way·yayš·šə·rêm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3474: To be straight, even, to be, right, pleasant, prosperous

it down
לְמַֽטָּה־ (lə·maṭ·ṭāh-)
Preposition-l | Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 4295: Downward, below, beneath

to the west side
מַּעְרָ֖בָה (ma‘·rā·ḇāh)
Noun - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4628: The west

of the City
לְעִ֣יר (lə·‘îr)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5892: Excitement

of David.
דָּוִ֑יד (dā·wîḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

And Hezekiah
יְחִזְקִיָּ֖הוּ (yə·ḥiz·qî·yā·hū)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2396: Hezekiah -- 'Yah has strengthened', a king of Judah, also several other Israelites

prospered
וַיַּצְלַ֥ח (way·yaṣ·laḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6743: To push forward

in all
בְּכָֽל־ (bə·ḵāl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

that he did.
מַעֲשֵֽׂהוּ׃ (ma·‘ă·śê·hū)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4639: An action, a transaction, activity, a product, property
(30) This same Hezekiah also stopped.--And he, Hezekiah, had closed in the upper outlet of the waters of Gihon. (See 2Chronicles 32:3.)

And brought . . . city of David.--And conducted them underground to the west of the city of David. (Comp. 2Kings 20:20, where also this great work of Hezekiah is referred to in concluding his history: "He made the pool, and the aqueduct, and brought the waters into the city.") The chronicler gives further details.

Brought it straight.--Directed or conducted them (wayyashsh?r?m; the form in the Hebrew margin is a peculiar contraction of the ordinary piel form which appears in the text).

And Hezekiah prospered.--2Chronicles 31:21; 1Chronicles 29:23.

Verse 30. - Stopped the upper watercourse, etc. (see our vers. 3, 4). What Hezekiah "stopped" was the spring, or more strictly access to it, and guided its prized waters down, probably by an underground channel, to Siloam, or else to the pool in the city which he had constructed and enclosed by that "another wall without" (ver. 5), west of the "city of David." 32:24-33 God left Hezekiah to himself, that, by this trial and his weakness in it, what was in his heart might be known; that he was not so perfect in grace as he thought he was. It is good for us to know ourselves, and our own weakness and sinfulness, that we may not be conceited, or self-confident, but may always live in dependence upon Divine grace. We know not the corruption of our own hearts, nor what we shall do if God leaves us to ourselves. His sin was, that his heart was lifted up. What need have great men, and good men, and useful men, to study their own infirmities and follies, and their obligations to free grace, that they may never think highly of themselves; but beg earnestly of God, that he will always keep them humble! Hezekiah made a bad return to God for his favours, by making even those favours the food and fuel of his pride. Let us shun the occasions of sin: let us avoid the company, the amusements, the books, yea, the very sights that may administer to sin. Let us commit ourselves continually to God's care and protection; and beg of him never to leave us nor forsake us. Blessed be God, death will soon end the believer's conflict; then pride and every sin will be abolished. He will no more be tempted to withhold the praise which belongs to the God of his salvation.
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