New Living Translation
he consulted with his officials and military advisers, and they decided to stop the flow of the springs outside the city.
King James Bible
He took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the fountains which were without the city: and they did help him.
Darby Bible Translation
he took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the fountains of waters that were outside the city; and they helped him.
World English Bible
he took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the springs which were outside of the city; and they helped him.
Young's Literal Translation
and he taketh counsel with his heads and his mighty ones, to stop the waters of the fountains that are at the outside of the city -- and they help him,
2 Chronicles 32:3 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
32:3 To stop - And withal to draw the waters by secret pipes underground to Jerusalem.
LibraryThe Ambassadors from Babylon
In the midst of his prosperous reign King Hezekiah was suddenly stricken with a fatal malady. "Sick unto death," his case was beyond the power of man to help. And the last vestige of hope seemed removed when the prophet Isaiah appeared before him with the message, "Thus saith the Lord, Set thine house in order: for thou shalt die, and not live." Isaiah 38:1. The outlook seemed utterly dark; yet the king could still pray to the One who had hitherto been his "refuge and strength, a very present help …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
The Girdle of the City. Nehemiah 3
Agency of Evil Spirits
2 Chronicles 32:2
When Hezekiah realized that Sennacherib also intended to attack Jerusalem,
2 Chronicles 32:4
They organized a huge work crew to stop the flow of the springs, cutting off the brook that ran through the fields. For they said, "Why should the kings of Assyria come here and find plenty of water?"
Between the city walls, you build a reservoir for water from the old pool. But you never ask for help from the One who did all this. You never considered the One who planned this long ago.
Get ready for the siege! Store up water! Strengthen the defenses! Go into the pits to trample clay, and pack it into molds, making bricks to repair the walls.
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