37:36 The Lord’s messenger 1 went out and killed 185,000 troops 2 in the Assyrian camp. When they 3 got up early the next morning, there were all the corpses! 4 37:37 So King Sennacherib of Assyria broke camp and went on his way. He went home and stayed in Nineveh. 5
1 tn Traditionally, “the angel of the Lord” (so NASB, NIV, NRSV, NLT).
2 tn The word “troops” is supplied in the translation for smoothness and clarity.
3 tn This refers to the Israelites and/or the rest of the Assyrian army.
4 tn Heb “look, all of them were dead bodies”; NLT “they found corpses everywhere.”
5 tn Heb “and Sennacherib king of Assyria departed and went and returned and lived in Nineveh.”