Book of Isaiah
Chapter 38 - King James Version
1In those days Hezekiah was sick and
near death. And Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, went to
him and said to him, "Thus says the Lord: "Set your house in
order, for you shall die and not live.'"
2 Then Hezekiah turned
his face toward the wall, and prayed to the Lord,
3 and said,
"Remember now, O Lord, I pray, how I have walked before
You in truth and with a loyal heart, and have down what is
in Your sight." And Hezekiah wept bitterly.
4 Then the
word of the Lord came to Isaiah, saying,
5 "Go and say to
Hezekiah, 'Thus says the Lord, the God of David your father:
heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; and I will
add to your days fifteen years.
6 "I will deliver you and
from the hand of the king of Assyria, and I will
7 "And this is the sign to you from the
the Lord will do this thing which He has spoken:
8 "Behold, I will bring the shadow of
the sundial, which has gone
down with the sun on the sundial of Ahaz, ten degrees
So the sun returned ten degrees on the dial by
which it had
9 This is the writing of Hezekiah
king of Judah, when he had been sick and had recovered from
10 I said, "In the prime of my life I
shall go to the gates
of Sheol; I am deprived of the remainder
of my years."
11 I said, "I shall not see YAH, The
Lord in the
land of the living;
I shall observe man no more among the inhabitants
of the world.
12 My life span is gone, taken from me
shepherd's tent; I have cut off my life like a weaver.
He cuts me off from the
loom; From day until night You make an
end of me.
13 I have considered until morning -
Like a lion, so He breaks all
my bones; From day until night You make
an end of me.
a crane or a swallow, so I chattered;
I mourned like a dove; My eyes fail from looking upward.
I am oppressed;
15 "What shall I say? He
has both spoken to me, and
He himself has done it. I shall
walk carefully all
in the bitterness of my soul.
O Lord, by these things men live; And in all these things
you will restore me and make
it was for my own peace that I had great
bitterness; But You have lovingly
delivered my soul form the
pit of corruption,
for You have cast all my sins behind Your
18 For Sheol cannot
thank You, death cannot praise
You; Those who go down
pit cannot hope for Your truth.
19 The living, the living man, he shall
praise You, as I do this day; The father
shall make known Your truth to the
"The Lord was
to save me; Therefore we
my songs with stringed instruments
all the days of our life,
in the house of the Lord."
Now Isaiah had said, "Let
them take a
lump of figs, and apply it
as a poultice on the
boil, and he shall recover."
And Hezekiah had
"What is the sign that I shall go up to
of the Lord?"
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