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2 Kings 16:9-12

16:9 The king of Assyria responded favorably to his request; 1  he 2  attacked Damascus and captured it. He deported the people 3  to Kir and executed Rezin.

16:10 When King Ahaz went to meet with King Tiglath-pileser of Assyria in Damascus, he saw the altar there. 4  King Ahaz sent to Uriah the priest a drawing of the altar and a blueprint for its design. 5  16:11 Uriah the priest built an altar in conformity to the plans King Ahaz had sent from Damascus. 6  Uriah the priest finished it before King Ahaz arrived back from Damascus. 7  16:12 When the king arrived back from Damascus and 8  saw the altar, he approached it 9  and offered a sacrifice on it. 10 

1 tn Heb “listened to him.”

2 tn Heb “the king of Assyria.”

3 tn Heb “it.”

4 tn Heb “in Damascus.”

5 tn Heb “the likeness of the altar and its pattern for all its work.”

6 tn Heb “according to all that King Ahaz sent from Damascus.”

7 tn Heb “so Uriah the priest did, until the arrival of King Ahaz from Damascus.”

8 tn Heb “and the king.”

9 tn Heb “the altar.”

10 tn Or “ascended it.”

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