Isa 39:1
39:1 At that time {a} Merodachbaladan, the son of Baladan, king
     of Babylon, sent {b} letters and a present to Hezekiah: for
     he had heard that he had been sick, and had recovered.

     (a) This was the first king of Babylon, who overcame the
         Assyrians in the tenth year of his reign.

Isa 39:2
39:2 And Hezekiah was {c} glad of them, and showed them the
     house of his precious things, the silver, and the gold, and
     the spices, and the precious ointment, and all the house of
     his armour, and all that was found in his treasuries: there
     was nothing in his house, nor in all his dominion, that
     Hezekiah did not show them.

     (c) Read @2Ki 20:13, 2Ch 32:25,31.

Isa 39:4
39:4 Then said he, What have {d} they seen in thy house? And
     Hezekiah answered, All that [is] in my house have they
     seen: there is nothing among my treasures that I have not
     showed them.

     (d) He asks him of the particulars, to make him understand
         the craft of the wicked, which he before being overcome
         with their flattery and blinded with ambition, could
         not see.

Isa 39:6
39:6 Behold, the days come, that all that [is] in thy house, and
     [that] which thy fathers have laid up in store until this
     day, shall be {e} carried to Babylon: nothing shall be
     left, saith the LORD.

     (e) By the grievousness of the punishment is declared how
         greatly God detested ambition and vain glory.

Isa 39:7
39:7 And of thy sons that shall issue from thee, which thou
     shalt beget, shall they take away; and they shall be {f}
     eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon.

     (f) That is, officers and servants.

Isa 39:8
39:8 {g} Then said Hezekiah to Isaiah, Good [is] the word of the
     LORD which thou hast spoken. He said moreover, For there
     shall be peace and truth in my days.

     (g) Read @2Ki 20:19.

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