Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

Rabshakeh said to them, "Now tell Hezekiah, 'Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria, "What confidence is this in which you trust?

New American Standard Bible

Then Rabshakeh said to them, “Say now to Hezekiah, ‘Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria, “What is this confidence that you have?

King James Version

And Rabshakeh said unto them, Say ye now to Hezekiah, Thus saith the great king, the king of Assyria, What confidence is this wherein thou trustest?

Holman Bible

The Rabshakeh said to them, “Tell Hezekiah:

The great king, the king of Assyria, says this: What are you relying on?

International Standard Version

The field commander told them:

A Conservative Version

And Rabshakeh said to them, Say ye now to Hezekiah, Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria: What confidence is this in which thou trust?

American Standard Version

And Rabshakeh said unto them, Say ye now to Hezekiah, Thus saith the great king, the king of Assyria, What confidence is this wherein thou trustest?

Amplified

Then the Rabshakeh said to them, “Say to Hezekiah, ‘This is what the great king, the king of Assyria says, “What is [the reason for] this confidence that you have?

Bible in Basic English

And the Rab-shakeh said to them, Say now to Hezekiah, These are the words of the great king, the king of Assyria: In what are you placing your hope?

Darby Translation

And Rab-shakeh said to them, Say now to Hezekiah, Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria: What confidence is this in which thou trustest?

Julia Smith Translation

And Rabshakeh will say to them, Say now to Hezekiah, Thus said the king, the great king of Assur, What this trust in which thou trustedst?

King James 2000

And Rabshakeh said unto them, Say now to Hezekiah, Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria, What confidence is this in which you trust?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Rabshakeh said to them, "Now say to Hezekiah, 'Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria: "What [is] this confidence [in] which you trust?

Modern King James verseion

And the chief of the cupbearers said to them, Say now to Hezekiah, So says the great king, the king of Assyria, What hope is this in which you trust?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Rabshakeh said unto them, "Tell Hezekiah that the great king of Assyria sayeth thus unto him, 'What presumption is this, that thou trustest unto?

NET Bible

The chief adviser said to them, "Tell Hezekiah: 'This is what the great king, the king of Assyria, says: "What is your source of confidence?

The Emphasized Bible

And Rabshakeh said unto them, Pray you say unto Hezekiah, - Thus, saith the great king, the king of Assyria, What is this trust, wherewith then dost trust?

Webster

And Rabshakeh said to them, Say ye now to Hezekiah, Thus saith the great king, the king of Assyria, What confidence is this in which thou trustest?

World English Bible

Rabshakeh said to them, "Now tell Hezekiah, 'Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria, "What confidence is this in which you trust?

Youngs Literal Translation

And Rabshakeh saith unto them, 'Say ye, I pray you, unto Hezekiah, 'Thus said the great king, the king of Asshur, What is this confidence in which thou hast confided?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רבשׁקה 
Rabshaqeh 
Usage: 16

ye now to Hezekiah
יחזקיּהוּ יחזקיּה חזקיּהוּ חזקיּה 
Chizqiyah 
Usage: 87

the great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

of Assyria
אשּׁר אשּׁוּר 
'Ashshuwr 
Usage: 152

בּטּחון 
Bittachown 
Usage: 3

References

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Sennacherib Threatens Jerusalem

3 Then Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, who was over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and Joah, the son of Asaph, the recorder came out to him. 4 Rabshakeh said to them, "Now tell Hezekiah, 'Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria, "What confidence is this in which you trust? 5 I say that your counsel and strength for the war are only vain words. Now in whom do you trust, that you have rebelled against me?


Cross References

2 Kings 18:5

He trusted in the LORD, the God of Israel; so that after him was none like him among all the kings of Judah, nor among them that were before him.

2 Kings 18:19-37

Rabshakeh said to them, "Say now to Hezekiah, 'Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria, "What confidence is this in which you trust?

2 Kings 19:10

'Thus you shall speak to Hezekiah king of Judah, saying, "Do not let your God in whom you trust deceive you, saying, Jerusalem will not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria.

2 Chronicles 32:7-10

"Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid nor dismayed for the king of Assyria, nor for all the multitude who is with him; for there is a greater with us than with him.

2 Chronicles 32:14-16

Who was there among all the gods of those nations which my fathers utterly destroyed, that could deliver his people out of my hand, that your God should be able to deliver you out of my hand?

Psalm 42:3

My tears have been my food day and night, while they continually ask me, "Where is your God?"

Psalm 42:10

As with a sword in my bones, my adversaries reproach me, while they continually ask me, "Where is your God?"

Psalm 71:10-11

For my enemies talk about me. Those who watch for my soul conspire together,

Proverbs 16:18

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Isaiah 10:8-14

For he says, "Aren't all of my officials kings?

Isaiah 37:11-15

Behold, you have heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all lands, by destroying them utterly. Shall you be delivered?

Ezekiel 31:3-18

Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with beautiful branches, and with a forest-like shade, and of high stature; and its top was among the thick boughs.

Daniel 4:30

The king spoke and said, "Is not this great Babylon, which I have built for the royal dwelling place, by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?"

Acts 12:22-23

The people shouted, "The voice of a god, and not of a man."

Jude 1:16

These are murmurers and complainers, walking after their lusts (and their mouth speaks proud things), showing respect of persons to gain advantage.

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