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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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

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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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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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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