2 Kings 18:33
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New American Standard Bible
'Has any one of the gods of the nations delivered his land from the hand of the king of Assyria?

King James Bible
Hath any of the gods of the nations delivered at all his land out of the hand of the king of Assyria?

Darby Bible Translation
Have any of the gods of the nations delivered at all his land out of the hand of the king of Assyria?

World English Bible
Has any of the gods of the nations ever delivered his land out of the hand of the king of Assyria?

Young's Literal Translation
'Have the gods of the nations delivered at all each his land out of the hand of the king of Asshur?

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The boast is natural. The Assyrians had had an uninterrupted career of success, and might well believe that their gods were more powerful than those of the nations with whom they had warred. It is not surprising that they did not understand that their successes hitherto had been allowed by the very God, Yahweh, against whom they were now boasting themselves.

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A Living Book
[Illustration: (drop cap T) Symbol of "Asshur", the principal Assyrian idol.] There is only one Book that never grows old. For thousands of years men have been writing books. Most books are forgotten soon after they are written; a few of the best and wisest are remembered for a time. But all at last grow old; new discoveries are made; new ideas arise; the old books are out of date; their usefulness is at an end. Students are the only people who still care to read them. The nations to which the
Mildred Duff—The Bible in its Making

Gihon, the Same with the Fountain of Siloam.
I. In 1 Kings 1:33,38, that which is, in the Hebrew, "Bring ye Solomon to Gihon: and they brought him to Gihon"; is rendered by the Chaldee, "Bring ye him to Siloam: and they brought him to Siloam." Where Kimchi thus; "Gihon is Siloam, and it is called by a double name. And David commanded, that they should anoint Solomon at Gihon for a good omen, to wit, that, as the waters of the fountain are everlasting, so might his kingdom be." So also the Jerusalem writers; "They do not anoint the king, but
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Cross References
2 Kings 19:12
Did the gods of those nations which my fathers destroyed deliver them, even Gozan and Haran and Rezeph and the sons of Eden who were in Telassar?

2 Chronicles 32:13
'Do you not know what I and my fathers have done to all the peoples of the lands? Were the gods of the nations of the lands able at all to deliver their land from my hand?

Isaiah 10:10
"As my hand has reached to the kingdoms of the idols, Whose graven images were greater than those of Jerusalem and Samaria,

Isaiah 10:11
Shall I not do to Jerusalem and her images Just as I have done to Samaria and her idols?"

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