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Isaiah 39 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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The Babylonian Envoys
Babylonian Captivity of Judah Foretold
(2 Kin. 20:12–19 )

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 39:1 - At that time Merodach-Baladan[fn] the son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a present to Hezekiah, for he heard that he had been sick and had recovered.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 39:2 - And Hezekiah was pleased with them, and showed them the house of his treasures—the silver and gold, the spices and precious ointment, and all his armory—all that was found among his treasures. There was nothing in his house or in all his dominion that Hezekiah did not show them.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 39:3 - Then Isaiah the prophet went to King Hezekiah, and said to him, “What did these men say, and from where did they come to you?” So Hezekiah said, “They came to me from a far country, from Babylon.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 39:4 - And he said, “What have they seen in your house?” So Hezekiah answered, “They have seen all that is in my house; there is nothing among my treasures that I have not shown them.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 39:5 - Then Isaiah said to Hezekiah, “Hear the word of the LORD of hosts:

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 39:6 - ‘Behold, the days are coming when all that is in your house, and what your fathers have accumulated until this day, shall be carried to Babylon; nothing shall be left,’ says the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 39:7 - ‘And they shall take away some of your sons who will descend from you, whom you will beget; and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon.’ ”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 39:8 - So Hezekiah said to Isaiah, “The word of the LORD which you have spoken is good!” For he said, “At least there will be peace and truth in my days.”
NKJV Footnotes
Spelled Berodach-Baladan in 2 Kings 20:12
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