2 Chronicles 32:30
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English Standard Version
This same Hezekiah closed the upper outlet of the waters of Gihon and directed them down to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

King James Bible
This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper watercourse of Gihon, and brought it straight down to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

American Standard Version
This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper spring of the waters of Gihon, and brought them straight down on the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

Douay-Rheims Bible
This same Ezechias was, he that stopped the upper source of the waters of Gihon, and turned them away underneath toward the west of the city of David : in ail his works he did prosperously what he would.

English Revised Version
This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper spring of the waters of Gihon, and brought them straight down on the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

Webster's Bible Translation
This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper watercourse of Gihon, and brought it straight down to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

2 Chronicles 32:30 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Hezekiah's sickness and recovery; his pride and his humiliation. - 2 Chronicles 32:24. As to the sickness of Hezekiah, and the miraculous sign by which the prophet Isaiah assured him of recovery, see the account in 2 Kings 20:1-11 and Isaiah 38. The Chronicle has only given us hints on this matter. ויּאמר and נתן refer to the same subject - God. Hezekiah prayed, and in consequence of his prayer God spake to him, sc. by the mouth of the prophet, and gave him a miraculous sign.

2 Chronicles 32:30 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Hezekiah Or, `Hezekiah stopped the upper going out (motza, i.e., the egress into the open air,) of the waters of Gihon, and brought them underneath, (lemattah, by a subterraneous course.) to the west of the city of David:' See Note on

1 Kings 1:45 And Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet have anointed him king in Gihon: and they are come up from there rejoicing...

stopped

2 Chronicles 32:4 So there was gathered much people together, who stopped all the fountains, and the brook that ran through the middle of the land...

Isaiah 22:9-11 You have seen also the breaches of the city of David, that they are many: and you gathered together the waters of the lower pool...

Gihon

1 Kings 1:33,38,45 The king also said to them, Take with you the servants of your lord, and cause Solomon my son to ride on my own mule...

And Hezekiah

Joshua 1:7,8 Only be you strong and very courageous, that you may observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded you...

Psalm 1:1-3 Blessed is the man that walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the way of sinners...

Cross References
1 Kings 1:33
And the king said to them, "Take with you the servants of your lord and have Solomon my son ride on my own mule, and bring him down to Gihon.

2 Kings 20:20
The rest of the deeds of Hezekiah and all his might and how he made the pool and the conduit and brought water into the city, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?

2 Chronicles 32:4
A great many people were gathered, and they stopped all the springs and the brook that flowed through the land, saying, "Why should the kings of Assyria come and find much water?"

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