Damascus Falls

10 Now King Ahaz went to Damascus to meet (A)Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria, and saw the altar which was at Damascus; and King Ahaz sent to (B)Urijah the priest the [a]pattern of the altar and its model, according to all its workmanship. 11 So Urijah the priest built an altar; according to all that King Ahaz had sent from Damascus, thus Urijah the priest made it, [b]before the coming of King Ahaz from Damascus.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 16:10 Lit likeness
  2. 2 Kings 16:11 Lit until

15 Then King Ahaz [a]commanded Urijah the priest, saying, “Upon the great altar [b]burn (A)the morning burnt offering and the evening meal offering and the king’s burnt offering and his meal offering, with the burnt offering of all the people of the land and their meal offering and their drink offerings; and sprinkle on it all the blood of the burnt offering and all the blood of the sacrifice. But (B)the bronze altar shall be for me to inquire by.” 16 So Urijah the priest did according to all that King Ahaz commanded.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 16:15 Lit commanded him, Urijah
  2. 2 Kings 16:15 Lit offer in smoke

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