Then Hilkiah's son Eliakim the palace administrator, Shebna the scribe, and Asaph's son Joah the recorder, came to Hezekiah with their clothes torn, and they relayed to him the words of the Rab-shakeh.
Cross References2 Samuel 8:16
Joab son of Zeruiah was over the army; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was the historian;
2 Kings 6:30
When the king heard the words of the woman, he tore his clothes. And as he passed by on the wall, the people saw the sackcloth under his clothes next to his skin.
2 Kings 18:18
Then they called for the king; and Eliakim son of Hilkiah the palace administrator, Shebnah the scribe, and Joah son of Asaph the recorder, went out to them.
2 Kings 18:26
Then Eliakim son of Hilkiah, along with Shebnah and Joah, said to the Rab-shakeh, "Please speak to your servants in Aramaic, since we understand it. Do not speak to us in Hebrew in the hearing of the people on the wall."
2 Kings 18:36
But the people remained silent and did not answer a word, for Hezekiah had commanded, "Do not answer him."
2 Kings 19:1
On hearing this report, King Hezekiah tore his clothes, put on sackcloth, and entered the house of the LORD.
2 Chronicles 32:1
After all these acts of faithfulness, Sennacherib king of Assyria came and invaded Judah. He laid siege to the fortified cities, intending to conquer them for himself.
When I heard this report, I tore my tunic and cloak, pulled out some hair from my head and beard, and sat down in horror.
Behold! Their warriors cry aloud in the streets; the envoys of peace weep bitterly.
Chapter Outline1. Hezekiah's good reign
4. He destroys idolatry, and prospers
9. The inhabitants of Samaria are carried captive for their sins
13. Sennacherib invading Judah, is pacified by a tribute
17. Rabshakeh, by blasphemous persuasions, solicits the people to revolt
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with their clothes rent.
2 Kings 5:7
2 Kings 22:11, 19
Genesis 37:29, 34
Isaiah 36:21, 22
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