2 Chronicles 32:19
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New International Version
They spoke about the God of Jerusalem as they did about the gods of the other peoples of the world--the work of human hands.

King James Bible
And they spake against the God of Jerusalem, as against the gods of the people of the earth, which were the work of the hands of man.

Darby Bible Translation
And they spoke of the God of Jerusalem as of the gods of the peoples of the earth, the work of man's hand.

World English Bible
They spoke of the God of Jerusalem, as of the gods of the peoples of the earth, which are the work of men's hands.

Young's Literal Translation
and they speak against the God of Jerusalem as against the gods of the peoples of the land -- work of the hands of man.

2 Chronicles 32:19 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Wrote also letters - See 2 Kings 19:9, 2 Kings 19:14.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

spake

2 Chronicles 32:13-17 Know you not what I and my fathers have done to all the people of other lands...

1 Samuel 17:36 Your servant slew both the lion and the bear: and this uncircumcised Philistine shall be as one of them...

Job 15:25,26 For he stretches out his hand against God, and strengthens himself against the Almighty...

Psalm 10:13,14 Why does the wicked scorn God? he has said in his heart, You will not require it...

Psalm 73:8-11 They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily...

Psalm 139:19,20 Surely you will slay the wicked, O God: depart from me therefore, you bloody men...

the God

2 Chronicles 6:6 But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

Psalm 76:1,2 In Judah is God known: his name is great in Israel...

Psalm 78:68 But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved.

Psalm 87:1-3 His foundation is in the holy mountains...

Psalm 132:13,14 For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his habitation...

Isaiah 14:32 What shall one then answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD has founded Zion, and the poor of his people shall trust in it.

Hebrews 12:22 But you are come to mount Sion, and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels,

the work

Deuteronomy 4:28 And there you shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

Deuteronomy 27:15 Cursed be the man that makes any graven or molten image, an abomination to the LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman...

2 Kings 19:18 And have cast their gods into the fire: for they were no gods, but the work of men's hands, wood and stone...

Psalm 135:15-18 The idols of the heathen are silver and gold, the work of men's hands...

Isaiah 2:8 Their land also is full of idols; they worship the work of their own hands, that which their own fingers have made:

Isaiah 37:19 And have cast their gods into the fire: for they were no gods, but the work of men's hands, wood and stone...

Isaiah 44:16-20 He burns part thereof in the fire; with part thereof he eats flesh; he roasts roast, and is satisfied: yes, he warms himself, and said...

Jeremiah 1:16 And I will utter my judgments against them touching all their wickedness, who have forsaken me, and have burned incense to other gods...

Jeremiah 10:3,9 For the customs of the people are vain: for one cuts a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman, with the ax...

Jeremiah 32:30 For the children of Israel and the children of Judah have only done evil before me from their youth...

Hosea 8:5,6 Your calf, O Samaria, has cast you off; my anger is kindled against them: how long will it be ere they attain to innocence...

Library
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 Chronicles 32:20
King Hezekiah and the prophet Isaiah son of Amoz cried out in prayer to heaven about this.

Psalm 115:4
But their idols are silver and gold, made by human hands.

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