Isaiah 36
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1And it was in the fourteenth year of Hezekiah, King of Judea, Sennakherib King of Assyria went up against all the fortress cities of Judea and he seized them 2And the King of Assyria sent Rabshaqeh from Lakish to Hezekiah the King to Jerusalem with a large army, and he stood in the ascent of the upper reservoir in the road of the Field of the Fortress 3And Eliakim, son of Khelqia, Chief of the Household went out to him, and Shebna the Scribe and Yuakh, son of Asaph the Chronicler

4And Rabshaqeh said to them: "Say to Hezekiah, ‘Thus says the King, the great King of Assyria: what is this trust that you have trusted? 5And you have said that there is among you speaking of the lips and counsel and might for battle. Now, on whom have you trusted that you have rebelled against me? 6Behold, you have trusted on a staff of a fractured reed, on the Egyptian, upon which a man having leaned, it enters into his hand and pierces it. So is Pharaoh King of Egypt to all who trust upon him! 7And if you will say to me, ‘Upon LORD JEHOVAH our God we trust’, what has Hezekiah gained who removed sacrifices and the altars, and he said to Yehuda and to Jerusalem: ‘Before the one altar you shall worship?’ 8And now, make alliance with my Lord, the King of Assyria, and I shall give you two thousand horses, if you have horsemen there whom you will mount upon them! 9And how do you turn away the face of one of the little Servants of my Lord, and you yourself are confident of the Egyptian to give you chariots and horsemen? 10Now, have I gone up without LORD JEHOVAH to this land for its destruction? LORD JEHOVAH said to me: ‘Go up against this land and destroy it!’"

11And Eliakim and Shebna and Yuakh said to Rabshaqeh: “Speak Aramaic with your Servants, because we hear, and do not speak Judean with us before the people who stand on the wall!” 12And Rabshaqeh said to them: “It was not to you and to your Lord my Lord has sent me saying these words, but to the men sitting on the wall, lest they would eat their dung and drink their urine with you!”

13And Rabshaqeh stood and he called in a loud voice in Judean and said: "Hear the words of the great King, the King of Assyria! 14Thus says the King, let not Hezekiah deceive you, because he cannot save you! 15And do not let Hezekiah cause you to trust on LORD JEHOVAH and say: ‘LORD JEHOVAH certainly delivers us and this city is not handed over into the hands of the King of Assyria’ 16Do not listen to Hezekiah, because, thus says the King of Assyria: ‘Do a favor with me and go out with me and let each man eat his own grapes and a man his own figs, and each man drink the waters of his own well 17Until I will come and I will bring you to a land like your land, a land of grain and of oil, a land of olives and of vineyards 18And Hezekiah should not deceive you and say, ‘LORD JEHOVAH delivers us.’ Have the gods of the Gentiles delivered a man of his land from the hands of the King of Assyria? 19Where are the gods of Khamath and of Raphad, and where are the gods of Sapharvim? Have they delivered Samaria from my hands? 20Who of all the gods of these lands has delivered his land from my hands, that LORD JEHOVAH is delivering Jerusalem from my hands?"

21And they kept silent before them and no man gave him an answer, because the King commanded and said, "Do not give him an answer" 22And Eliakim, son of Khelqia, the Steward, came, and Shebna the Scribe and Yuakh, son of Asaph, the Chronicler, to Hezekiah, while ripping their garments, and they told him the words of Rabshaqeh

The Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Translated by Glenn David Bauscher
Glenn David Bauscher
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Isaiah 35
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