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Isaiah 37:1

    Isaiah 37:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it came to pass, when king Hezekiah heard it, that he rent his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the house of the LORD.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it came to pass, when king Hezekiah heard it, that he rent his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the house of the LORD.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass, when king Hezekiah heard it, that he rent his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the house of Jehovah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And on hearing it Hezekiah took off his robe and put on haircloth and went into the house of the Lord.

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass, when king Hezekiah heard it, that he rent his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the house of Jehovah.

    World English Bible

    It happened, when king Hezekiah heard it, that he tore his clothes, covered himself with sackcloth, and went into Yahweh's house.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass, when king Hezekiah heard it, that he rent his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the house of the LORD.

    Definitions for Isaiah 37:1

    Rent - Divided; broke or tore apart.

    Barnes' Notes on Isaiah 37:1

    When king Hezekiah heard it - Heard the account of the words of Rabshakeh Isaiah 36:22.

    That he rent his clothes - (See the note at Isaiah 36:22).

    He covered himself with sackcloth - (See the note at Isaiah 3:24).

    And went into the house of the Lord - Went up to the temple to spread out the case before Yahweh Isaiah 37:14. This was in accordance with the usual habit of Hezekiah; and it teaches us that when we are environed with difficulties or danger and when the name of our God is blasphemed, we should go and spread out our feelings before God, and seek his aid.