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2 Kings 19:4

    2 Kings 19:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    It may be the LORD thy God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master hath sent to reproach the living God; and will reprove the words which the LORD thy God hath heard: wherefore lift up thy prayer for the remnant that are left.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    It may be the LORD your God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master has sent to reproach the living God; and will reprove the words which the LORD your God has heard: why lift up your prayer for the remnant that are left.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    It may be Jehovah thy God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master hath sent to defy the living God, and will rebuke the words which Jehovah thy God hath heard: wherefore lift up thy prayer for the remnant that is left.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    It may be that the Lord your God will give ear to the words of the Rab-shakeh, whom the king of Assyria, his master, sent to say evil things against the living God, and will make his words come to nothing: so then make your prayer for the rest of the people.

    Webster's Revision

    It may be Jehovah thy God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master hath sent to defy the living God, and will rebuke the words which Jehovah thy God hath heard: wherefore lift up thy prayer for the remnant that is left.

    World English Bible

    It may be Yahweh your God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master has sent to defy the living God, and will rebuke the words which Yahweh your God has heard. Therefore lift up your prayer for the remnant that is left.'"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    It may be the LORD thy God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master hath sent to reproach the living God, and will rebuke the words which the LORD thy God hath heard: wherefore lift up thy prayer for the remnant that is left.

    Definitions for 2 Kings 19:4

    Reproach - Disgrace; shame.
    Wherefore - Why?; for what reason?; for what cause?

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Kings 19:4

    The remnant that are left - That is, the Jews; the ten tribes having been already carried away captive by the kings of Assyria.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Kings 19:4

    Will hear - i. e., "will show that he has heard - will notice and punish."

    The living God - See 1 Samuel 17:26 note.

    And will reprove the words - Rather, "will reprove him for the words."

    The remnant - i. e., for the kingdom of Judah, the only remnant of God's people that was now left, after Galilee and Gilead and Samaria had all been carried away captive.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Kings 19:4

    19:4 For the remnant - For Judah, which is but a remnant, now the ten tribes are gone: for Jerusalem, which is but a remnant, now the defenced cities of Judah are taken.