14 Then Hezekiah king of Judah sent to the king of Assyria at Lachish, saying, “I have done wrong; turn away from me; whatever you impose on me I will pay.” And the king of Assyria assessed Hezekiah king of Judah three hundred talents of silver and thirty talents of gold.

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Sennacherib Boasts Against the Lord(A)

17 Then the king of Assyria sent the [a]Tartan, the [b]Rabsaris, and the [c]Rabshakeh from Lachish, with a great army against Jerusalem, to King Hezekiah. And they went up and came to Jerusalem. When they had come up, they went and stood by the (B)aqueduct from the upper pool, (C)which was on the highway to the Fuller’s Field.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 18:17 A title, probably Commander in Chief
  2. 2 Kings 18:17 A title, probably Chief Officer
  3. 2 Kings 18:17 A title, probably Chief of Staff or Governor