Isaiah 37:14–20

Hezekiah’s Prayer

37:14–20pp—2Ki 19:14–19

14 Hezekiah received the letterr from the messengers and read it. Then he went up to the temples of the Lord and spread it out before the Lord. 15 And Hezekiah prayedt to the Lord: 16 Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, enthronedu between the cherubim,v you alone are Godw over all the kingdomsx of the earth. You have made heaven and earth.y 17 Give ear, Lord, and hear;z open your eyes, Lord, and see;a listen to all the words Sennacheribb has sent to ridiculec the living God.d

18 “It is true, Lord, that the Assyrian kings have laid waste all these peoples and their lands.e 19 They have thrown their gods into the firef and destroyed them,g for they were not godsh but only wood and stone, fashioned by human hands.i 20 Now, Lord our God, deliverj us from his hand, so that all the kingdoms of the earthk may know that you, Lord, are the only God.b l

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