[a]He heard also men say of Tirhakah king of [b]Ethiopia, [c]Behold, he is come out to fight against thee: he therefore departed and sent other messengers unto Hezekiah, saying,

10 Thus shall ye speak to Hezekiah king of Judah, and say, Let not thy [d]God deceive thee in whom thou trustest, saying, Jerusalem shall not be delivered into the hand of the king of Assyria.

11 Behold, thou hast heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all lands, how they have destroyed them: and shalt thou be delivered?

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  1. 2 Kings 19:9 That is, Sennacherib.
  2. 2 Kings 19:9 Or, black Moors.
  3. 2 Kings 19:9 For the Kings of Ethiopia and Egypt joined together against the King of Assyria because of his oppression of other countries.
  4. 2 Kings 19:10 The more near that the wicked are to their destruction, the more they blaspheme.