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24 By your servants you have reproached the Lord,
And said, ‘By the multitude of my chariots
I have come up to the height of the mountains,
To the limits of Lebanon;
I will cut down its tall cedars
And its choice cypress trees;
I will enter its farthest height,
To its fruitful forest.

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Sennacherib’s Defeat and Death(A)

36 Then the (B)angel[a] of the Lord went out, and [b]killed in the camp of the Assyrians one hundred and eighty-five thousand; and when people arose early in the morning, there were the corpses—all dead. 37 So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed and went away, returned home, and remained at Nineveh. 38 Now it came to pass, as he was worshiping in the house of Nisroch his god, that his sons Adrammelech and Sharezer struck him down with the sword; and they escaped into the land of Ararat. Then (C)Esarhaddon his son reigned in his place.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 37:36 Or Angel
  2. Isaiah 37:36 Lit. struck

(A)Indeed Assyria was a cedar in Lebanon,
With fine branches that shaded the forest,
And of high stature;
And its top was among the thick boughs.

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“Yet it was I who destroyed the (A)Amorite before them,
Whose height was like the (B)height of the cedars,
And he was as strong as the oaks;
Yet I (C)destroyed his fruit above
And his roots beneath.

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