But, in his distress, he appeased the face of Yahweh his God, - and humbled himself greatly, before the God of his fathers;
Then Hezekiah humbled himself, for the uplifting of his heart, he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, - so that the wrath of Yahweh came not upon them, in the days of Hezekiah.
And Moses and Aaron went in unto Pharaoh, and said unto him - Thus, saith Yahweh, God of the Hebrews, How long hast thou refused to humble thyself before me? Let my people go that they may serve me.
And they who are left of you, shall melt away in their iniquity, in the lands of your foes; Yea also, in the iniquity of their fathers with them, shall they melt away.
In thy distress, when all these things have found thee out - in the afterpart of the days, thou wilt return unto Yahweh thy God, and writ hearken to his voice.
Wherefore Yahweh his God delivered him into the hand of the king of Syria, who smote him, and carried away captive from him a large body of captives, and brought them into Damascus, - yea, even into the hand of the king of Israel, was he delivered, who smote him with a great smiting.
And, in the time of his distress, he yet further acted unfaithfully with Yahweh, - he, King Ahaz!
But, the rest of the story of Manasseh, and his prayer unto his God, and the story of the seers who spake unto him in the name of Yahweh God of Israel, there they are, in the story of the kings of Israel:
But he did not humble himself before Yahweh as Manasseh his father humbled himself, - for, he, Amon, made guilt abound.
Call upon me, then, in the day of distress, I will deliver thee, that thou mayest glorify me.
I have, heard, Ephraim bemoaning himself, Thou hast chastised me and I have been chastised, Like a bullock, not broken in, Suffer me to return that I may return, For thou, art Yahweh my God.
I will depart, will return unto my place! till what time they acknowledge their guilt, and seek my face, - In their trouble, will they make for me diligent search.
The voice of Yahweh, to the city, crieth out, With safety for him who regardeth his name, - Hear ye the rod, and who hath appointed it.
And he used to long to be filled with the pods which the swine were eating; and, no man, was giving unto him.
I tell you - This one went down justified, unto his house, rather than that one; because, every one who exalteth himself, shall be abased, but, he that abaseth himself, shall be exalted?
And the Lord said unto him - Rise! go into the street which is called Straight, and seek, in the house of Judas, one Saul, by name, of Tarsus. For lo! he is praying, -
Be made low in presence of the Lord, and he will lift you up.
In like manner, ye younger men - submit yourselves unto elders; - All, however, one towards another, gird on humility; because, God, against the haughty, arrayeth himself, whereas, unto the lowly, he giveth favour.