2 Chronicles 32:1
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New International Version
After all that Hezekiah had so faithfully done, Sennacherib king of Assyria came and invaded Judah. He laid siege to the fortified cities, thinking to conquer them for himself.

King James Bible
After these things, and the establishment thereof, Sennacherib king of Assyria came, and entered into Judah, and encamped against the fenced cities, and thought to win them for himself.

Darby Bible Translation
After these things and this faithfulness, Sennacherib king of Assyria came and entered into Judah, and encamped against the fortified cities, and thought to break into them.

World English Bible
After these things, and this faithfulness, Sennacherib king of Assyria came, and entered into Judah, and encamped against the fortified cities, and thought to win them for himself.

Young's Literal Translation
After these things and this truth, come hath Sennacherib king of Asshur, yea, he cometh in to Judah, and encampeth against the cities of the bulwarks, and saith to rend them unto himself.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

After these things - God did not permit this pious prince to be disturbed till he had completed the reformation which he had begun.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

these things

2 Chronicles 20:1,2 It came to pass after this also, that the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them other beside the Ammonites...

2 Kings 18:13 Now in the fourteenth year of king Hezekiah did Sennacherib king of Assyria come up against all the fenced cities of Judah...

Isaiah 36:1 Now it came to pass in the fourteenth year of king Hezekiah...

king of Assyria

2 Kings 15:19 And Pul the king of Assyria came against the land: and Menahem gave Pul a thousand talents of silver...

2 Kings 17:6 In the ninth year of Hoshea the king of Assyria took Samaria, and carried Israel away into Assyria...

2 Kings 18:11,19,20 And the king of Assyria did carry away Israel to Assyria, and put them in Halah and in Habor by the river of Gozan...

Isaiah 7:17,18 The LORD shall bring on you, and on your people, and on your father's house, days that have not come...

Isaiah 8:6-8 For as much as this people refuses the waters of Shiloah that go softly, and rejoice in Rezin and Remaliah's son...

Isaiah 10:5,6 O Assyrian, the rod of my anger, and the staff in their hand is my indignation...

Hosea 11:5 He shall not return into the land of Egypt, and the Assyrian shall be his king, because they refused to return.

win them [heb] break them up

Isaiah 10:7-11 However, he means not so, neither does his heart think so; but it is in his heart to destroy and cut off nations not a few...

Isaiah 37:24,25 By your servants have you reproached the Lord, and have said, By the multitude of my chariots am I come up to the height of the mountains...

Micah 2:13 The breaker is come up before them: they have broken up, and have passed through the gate, and are gone out by it...

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A Strange Reward for Faithfulness
After these things, and the establishment thereof, Sennacherib, king of Assyria, came.'--2 CHRON. XXXII. 1. The Revised Version gives a much more accurate and significant rendering of a part of these words. It reads: 'After these things and this faithfulness, Sennacherib, king of Assyria, came.' What are 'these things' and 'this faithfulness'? The former are the whole of the events connected with the religious reformation in Judah, which King Hezekiah inaugurated and carried through so brilliantly
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Power of Assyria at Its Zenith; Esarhaddon and Assur-Bani-Pal
The Medes and Cimmerians: Lydia--The conquest of Egypt, of Arabia, and of Elam. As we have already seen, Sennacherib reigned for eight years after his triumph; eight years of tranquillity at home, and of peace with all his neighbours abroad. If we examine the contemporary monuments or the documents of a later period, and attempt to glean from them some details concerning the close of his career, we find that there is a complete absence of any record of national movement on the part of either Elam,
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 8

Cross References
2 Kings 18:13
In the fourteenth year of King Hezekiah's reign, Sennacherib king of Assyria attacked all the fortified cities of Judah and captured them.

2 Kings 18:37
Then Eliakim son of Hilkiah the palace administrator, Shebna the secretary, and Joah son of Asaph the recorder went to Hezekiah, with their clothes torn, and told him what the field commander had said.

2 Chronicles 32:2
When Hezekiah saw that Sennacherib had come and that he intended to wage war against Jerusalem,

Isaiah 36:1
In the fourteenth year of King Hezekiah's reign, Sennacherib king of Assyria attacked all the fortified cities of Judah and captured them.

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