2 Chronicles 32:21
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New International Version
And the LORD sent an angel, who annihilated all the fighting men and the commanders and officers in the camp of the Assyrian king. So he withdrew to his own land in disgrace. And when he went into the temple of his god, some of his sons, his own flesh and blood, cut him down with the sword.

King James Bible
And the LORD sent an angel, which cut off all the mighty men of valour, and the leaders and captains in the camp of the king of Assyria. So he returned with shame of face to his own land. And when he was come into the house of his god, they that came forth of his own bowels slew him there with the sword.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah sent an angel, who cut off all the mighty men of valour, and the princes and the captains in the camp of the king of Assyria. And he returned with shame of face to his own land. And when he was come into the house of his god, they that came forth of his own bowels made him fall there with the sword.

World English Bible
Yahweh sent an angel, who cut off all the mighty men of valor, and the leaders and captains, in the camp of the king of Assyria. So he returned with shame of face to his own land. When he had come into the house of his god, those who came forth from his own bowels killed him there with the sword.

Young's Literal Translation
and Jehovah sendeth a messenger, and cutteth off every mighty one of valour -- both leader and head -- in the camp of the king of Asshur, and he turneth back with shame of face to his land, and entereth the house of his god, and those coming out of his bowels have caused him to fall there by the sword.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The Lord sent an angel - See 2 Kings 19:36 (note), and the note there.

House of his god - Nisroch.

They that came forth of his own bowels - His sons Adrammelech and Sharezer.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the Lord

2 Kings 19:20,35 Then Isaiah the son of Amoz sent to Hezekiah, saying, Thus said the LORD God of Israel...

Isaiah 10:16-18 Therefore shall the Lord, the Lord of hosts, send among his fat ones leanness...

Isaiah 37:21,36,37 Then Isaiah the son of Amoz sent to Hezekiah, saying, Thus said the LORD God of Israel...

Isaiah 42:8 I am the LORD: that is my name: and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images.

angel

2 Samuel 24:16 And when the angel stretched out his hand on Jerusalem to destroy it, the LORD repented him of the evil...

Psalm 18:50 Great deliverance gives he to his king; and shows mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for ever more.

Daniel 3:28 Then Nebuchadnezzar spoke, and said, Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, who has sent his angel...

Daniel 6:22 My God has sent his angel, and has shut the lions' mouths, that they have not hurt me...

Matthew 13:49,50 So shall it be at the end of the world: the angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from among the just...

Acts 12:23 And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.

cut off all

Job 9:4 He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who has hardened himself against him, and has prospered?

Psalm 76:5,7,12 The stouthearted are spoiled, they have slept their sleep: and none of the men of might have found their hands...

the leaders

Isaiah 10:8,16-19,33,34 For he said, Are not my princes altogether kings...

Isaiah 17:12-14 Woe to the multitude of many people, which make a noise like the noise of the seas; and to the rushing of nations...

Isaiah 29:5-8 Moreover the multitude of your strangers shall be like small dust...

Isaiah 30:30-33 And the LORD shall cause his glorious voice to be heard, and shall show the lighting down of his arm, with the indignation of his anger...

Isaiah 33:10-12 Now will I rise, said the LORD; now will I be exalted; now will I lift up myself...

Isaiah 36:9 How then will you turn away the face of one captain of the least of my master's servants...

Revelation 6:15 And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every slave...

Revelation 6:16 And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sits on the throne...

Revelation 19:17,18 And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that fly in the middle of heaven...

with shame

Psalm 132:18 His enemies will I clothe with shame: but on himself shall his crown flourish.

Proverbs 11:2 When pride comes, then comes shame: but with the lowly is wisdom.

Proverbs 16:18 Pride goes before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.

he was come

2 Kings 19:36,37 So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, and went and returned, and dwelled at Nineveh...

Isaiah 37:37,38 So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, and went and returned, and dwelled at Nineveh...

slew him [heb] made him fall

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 Kings 19:35
That night the angel of the LORD went out and put to death a hundred and eighty-five thousand in the Assyrian camp. When the people got up the next morning--there were all the dead bodies!

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

2 Chronicles 32:22
So the LORD saved Hezekiah and the people of Jerusalem from the hand of Sennacherib king of Assyria and from the hand of all others. He took care of them on every side.

Psalm 44:15
I live in disgrace all day long, and my face is covered with shame

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