New International Version
Hezekiah had asked, "What will be the sign that I will go up to the temple of the LORD?"
King James Bible
Hezekiah also had said, What is the sign that I shall go up to the house of the LORD?
Darby Bible Translation
And Hezekiah had said, What is the sign that I shall go up into the house of Jehovah?
World English Bible
Hezekiah also had said, "What is the sign that I will go up to the house of Yahweh?"
Young's Literal Translation
And Hezekiah saith, 'What is the sign that I go up to the house of Jehovah!'
Isaiah 38:22 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let them take a lump of figs, etc. - God, in effecting this miraculous cure, was pleased to order the use of means not improper for that end.
"Folia, et, quae non maturuere, fici, strumis illinuntur omnibusque quae emollienda sunt discutiendave." - Plin. Nat. Hist. 23:7.
"Ad discutienda ea, quae in corporis parte aliqua coierunt, maxime possunt-ficus arida," etc. - Celsus, 5:11.
See the note on 2 Kings 20:7 (note). Philemon Holland translates the passage as a medical man: "The milke or white juice that the figge tree yieldeth is of the same nature that vinegre: and therefore it will cruddle milke as well as rennet, or rendles. The right season of gathering this milkie substance is before that the figs be ripe upon the tree; and then it must be dried in the shadow: thus prepared, it is good to break impostumes, and keepe ulcer open."
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(First Sunday after Christmas.) Isaiah xxxviii. 16. O Lord, by these things men live, and in all these things is the life of my spirit. These words are the words of Hezekiah, king of Judah; and they are true words, words from God. But, if they are true words, they are true words for every one--for you and me, for every one here in this church this day: for they do not say, By these things certain men live, one man here and another man there; but all men. Whosoever is really alive, that is, has …
Charles Kingsley—Town and Country Sermons
Epistle ii. To Anastasius, Bishop of Antioch.
"'This is the LORD's sign to you that the LORD will do what he has promised:
At that time Marduk-Baladan son of Baladan king of Babylon sent Hezekiah letters and a gift, because he had heard of his illness and recovery.
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