35 (A)Then it happened that night that the angel of the Lord went out and struck 185,000 in the camp of the Assyrians; and when [a]men rose early in the morning, behold, all of them were [b]dead. 36 So (B)Sennacherib king of Assyria departed and returned home, and lived at (C)Nineveh. 37 It came about as he was worshiping in the house of Nisroch his god, that [c](D)Adrammelech and Sharezer killed him with the sword; and they escaped into (E)the land of Ararat. And (F)Esarhaddon his son became king in his place.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 19:35 Lit they
  2. 2 Kings 19:35 Lit dead bodies
  3. 2 Kings 19:37 Some ancient mss read Adrammelech and Sharezer his sons smote him

35 That night the angel of the Lord(A) went out and put to death a hundred and eighty-five thousand in the Assyrian camp. When the people got up the next morning—there were all the dead bodies!(B) 36 So Sennacherib king of Assyria broke camp and withdrew.(C) He returned to Nineveh(D) and stayed there.

37 One day, while he was worshiping in the temple of his god Nisrok, his sons Adrammelek(E) and Sharezer killed him with the sword,(F) and they escaped to the land of Ararat.(G) And Esarhaddon(H) his son succeeded him as king.

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