20 ¶ Then Isaiah the son of Amoz sent to Hezekiah, saying, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, I have heard that which thou hast prayed me, concerning Sennacherib king of Assyria.

21 This is the word that the Lord hath spoken against him, O [a]Virgin daughter of Zion, he hath despised thee, and laughed thee to scorn: O daughter of Jerusalem, he hath shaken his head at thee.

22 Whom hast thou railed on? and whom hast thou blasphemed? and against whom hast thou exalted thy voice, and lifted up thine eyes on high? even [b]against the holy One of Israel.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 19:21 Because as yet Jerusalem had not been taken by the enemy, therefore he calleth her virgin.
  2. 2 Kings 19:22 God counteth that injury done to him, and will revenge it, which is done to any of his Saints.
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