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2 Chronicles 32

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1 After such deeds and fidelity, Sennacherib king of Assyria came and entered Judea, and besieged the fortified cities, and thought to tear them away for himself.
2 When Hezekiah saw that Sennacherib had come with the intention of fighting against Jerusalem,
3 then he decided with his princes and with his military people to fill up sources of water that were outside the city, and they helped him.
4 And a multitude of people gathered, and all the springs and the stream flowing through the country fell asleep, saying: Let the kings of Assyria not come, having come [here], much water.
5 And he took courage, and rebuilt the entire collapsed wall, and lifted it to the tower, and from the outside [built] another wall, and strengthened Millo in the city of David, and prepared many weapons and shields.
6 And he set military leaders over the people, and gathered them together to his square at the gates of the city, and spoke to their hearts, and said:
7 be firm and courageous, do not be afraid and not be afraid of the king of Assyria and all the multitude that is with him, because with us more than with him;
eight the flesh muscle is with him, and the Lord our God is with us, to help us and fight on our wars. And the people were strengthened by the words of Hezekiah king of Judah.

nine After this Sennacherib king of Assyria sent his servants to Jerusalem — he himself [stood] against Lachish, and all his strength with him — to Hezekiah king of Judah, and to all the Jews who were in Jerusalem, to say:
ten so says Sennacherib king of Assyria: what do you hope for and sit in a fortress in Jerusalem?
eleven Does Hezekiah seduce you to put you to death from hunger and thirst, saying: Our Lord God will save us from the hand of the king of Assyria?
12 Did not this Hezekiah destroy His heights and His altars, and said to Judea and Jerusalem: Worship the single altar and worship incense on it?
13 Don't you know what I and my fathers did to all the peoples of the earth? Could the gods of the peoples of the earth save their land from my hand?
fourteen Which of all the gods of the nations destroyed by my fathers could save his people from my hand? [How] can your God save you from my hand?
fifteen And now, let Hezekiah not deceive you and reject you in this way; Do not believe him: if no god was able to save one nation and kingdom to save his people from my hand and from the hand of my fathers, then your God will not save you from my hand.
16 And yet [many] his servants spoke against the Lord God and against Hezekiah his servant.
17 And he wrote letters [in which] reproached the Lord God of Israel and spoke against Him such words: as the gods of the peoples of the earth did not save their peoples from my hand, so the God of Hezekiah will not save his people from my hand.
18 And they shouted in a loud voice in the Jewish language to the people of Jerusalem, who [was] on the wall, to frighten him and scare him, and take the city.
19 And they spoke of the God of Jerusalem as the gods of the peoples of the earth, the work of human hands.
20 And the king Hezekiah and Isaiah the son of Amos, the prophet prayed, and cried out to heaven.
21 And the Lord sent an angel, and he destroyed all the brave and chief commanders and rulers of the army of the king of Assyria. And he returned with shame to his land; and when he came into the house of his god, those who came out of his loins struck him there with the sword.
22 Thus the Lord saved Hezekiah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem from the hand of Sennacherib king of Assyria, and from the hand of all, and protected them from everywhere.
23 Then many brought gifts to the Lord in Jerusalem and expensive things to Hezekiah king of Judea. And he was magnified after this in the eyes of all nations.

24 In those days, Hezekiah fell fatally ill. And he prayed to the Lord, and He heard him and gave him a sign.
25 But Hezekiah did not pay for the good deeds given to him, for his heart was proud. And the wrath [of God] was upon him, both against Judah and Jerusalem.
26 But as Hezekiah humbled himself in the pride of his heart, the inhabitants of Jerusalem himself, the wrath of the Lord did not come upon them in the days of Hezekiah.
27 And Hezekiah had a lot of wealth and glory, and he made a storehouse for silver and gold, and precious stones, and for aromas and shields, and for all kinds of precious vessels;
28 and pantries for the works of [the land], for bread, wine and oil, and stalls for all kinds of cattle, and yards for herds.
29th And he built the city for himself. And the herds of small and large cattle [was] [he had] a lot, because God gave him a very large property.
thirty He, Hezekiah, blocked the upper channel of the waters of Geon and led them down to the western side of the city of David. And Hezekiah acted successfully in every matter.
31 Only at the ambassadors of the kings of Babylon, who sent to him to ask about the sign that was on the earth, God left him to test him and reveal everything that is in his heart.
32 Other deeds of Hezekiah and his virtues are described in the vision of Isaiah the son of Amos, the prophet, and in the book of the kings of Judah and Israel.
33 And Hezekiah slept with his fathers, and they buried him over the tombs of the sons of David, and all the Jews and inhabitants of Jerusalem paid him honor after his death. And Manasseh his son reigned in his stead.

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