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17 Then the king of Assyria sent the Tartan,[a] the Rabsaris,[b] and the Rabshakeh[c] from Lachish to King Hezekiah with a great army against Jerusalem. So they went up and came to Jerusalem. When they went up, they came and stood by the conduit of the upper pool, which is on the highway of the Fuller’s Field. 18 Then they called to the king, and Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, who was over the household, Shebna the scribe, and Joah the son of Asaph, the recorder, came out to them.

19 Then the Rabshakeh said to them, “Speak to Hezekiah:

“Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria: What is the basis of your confidence?

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 18:17 Possibly Commander in Chief.
  2. 2 Kings 18:17 Possibly Chief of Staff.
  3. 2 Kings 18:17 Possibly Commanding General.
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