New International Version
When Hezekiah saw that Sennacherib had come and that he intended to wage war against Jerusalem,
King James Bible
And when Hezekiah saw that Sennacherib was come, and that he was purposed to fight against Jerusalem,
Darby Bible Translation
And when Hezekiah saw that Sennacherib was come, and that he was minded to fight against Jerusalem,
World English Bible
When Hezekiah saw that Sennacherib was come, and that he was purposed to fight against Jerusalem,
Young's Literal Translation
And Hezekiah seeth that Sennacherib hath come, and his face is to the battle against Jerusalem,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When Hezekiah saw - This was in the fourteenth year of the reign of Hezekiah; and at first the Jewish king bought him off at the great price of three hundred talents of silver, and thirty talents of gold; and even emptied his own treasures, and spoiled the house of the Lord, to gratify the oppressive avarice of the Assyrian king. See the whole account, 2 Kings 18:13, etc.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
he was purposed to fight [heb] his face was to war
LibraryA Strange Reward for Faithfulness
After these things, and the establishment thereof, Sennacherib, king of Assyria, came.'--2 CHRON. XXXII. 1. The Revised Version gives a much more accurate and significant rendering of a part of these words. It reads: 'After these things and this faithfulness, Sennacherib, king of Assyria, came.' What are 'these things' and 'this faithfulness'? The former are the whole of the events connected with the religious reformation in Judah, which King Hezekiah inaugurated and carried through so brilliantly …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Power of Assyria at Its Zenith; Esarhaddon and Assur-Bani-Pal
Because Joseph her husband was faithful to the law, and yet did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly.
2 Chronicles 32:1
After all that Hezekiah had so faithfully done, Sennacherib king of Assyria came and invaded Judah. He laid siege to the fortified cities, thinking to conquer them for himself.
2 Chronicles 32:3
he consulted with his officials and military staff about blocking off the water from the springs outside the city, and they helped him.
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