20 As for the other events of Hezekiah’s reign, all his achievements and how he made the pool(A) and the tunnel(B) by which he brought water into the city, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Judah?

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20 And the rest of the acts of Hezekiah, and all his might, and how he made a pool, and a conduit, and brought water into the city, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah?

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They gathered a large group of people who blocked all the springs(A) and the stream that flowed through the land. “Why should the kings[a] of Assyria come and find plenty of water?” they said.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 32:4 Hebrew; Septuagint and Syriac king

So there was gathered much people together, who stopped all the fountains, and the brook that ran through the midst of the land, saying, Why should the kings of Assyria come, and find much water?

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30 It was Hezekiah who blocked(A) the upper outlet of the Gihon(B) spring and channeled(C) the water down to the west side of the City of David. He succeeded in everything he undertook.

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30 This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper watercourse of Gihon, and brought it straight down to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

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14 Then I moved on toward the Fountain Gate(A) and the King’s Pool,(B) but there was not enough room for my mount to get through;

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14 Then I went on to the gate of the fountain, and to the king's pool: but there was no place for the beast that was under me to pass.

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You saw that the walls of the City of David
    were broken through(A) in many places;
you stored up water
    in the Lower Pool.(B)

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Ye have seen also the breaches of the city of David, that they are many: and ye gathered together the waters of the lower pool.

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