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Isaiah 36:1-2

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Sennacherib Invades Judah

36:1 In the fourteenth year of King Hezekiah’s reign, 1  King Sennacherib of Assyria marched up against all the fortified cities of Judah and captured them. 36:2 The king of Assyria sent his chief adviser 2  from Lachish to King Hezekiah in Jerusalem, 3  along with a large army. The chief adviser 4  stood at the conduit of the upper pool which is located on the road to the field where they wash and dry cloth. 5 

1 tn The verb that introduces this verse serves as a discourse particle and is untranslated; see note on “in the future” in 2:2.

2 sn For a discussion of this title see M. Cogan and H. Tadmor, II Kings (AB), 229-30.

3 map For location see Map5 B1; Map6 F3; Map7 E2; Map8 F2; Map10 B3; JP1 F4; JP2 F4; JP3 F4; JP4 F4.

4 tn Heb “he”; the referent (the chief adviser) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

5 tn Heb “the field of the washer”; traditionally “the fuller’s field” (so KJV, ASV, NAB, NASB, NRSV).



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