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PROPHET - DATE JONAH (825 -785 BC)? JOEL (800 BC)? HOSEA (785 -725 BC)? PROPHET - DATE JONAH (825 -785 BC)? JOEL (800 BC)? HOSEA (785 -725 BC)? MICAH (785 -710 BC)? AMOS (784 BC)? ISAIAH (701 -681 BC)? NAHUM (700 BC)? ZEPHANIAH (630 BC)? JEREMIAH (629 -588 BC)? DANIEL (606 -534 BC)? HABAKKUK (598 BC)? EZEKIEL (597 -573 BC)? OBADIAH (588 -562 BC)? EZRA (536 -456 BC)? HAGGAI(532 -512 BC)? ZECHARIAH (520 -475 BC)? NEHEMIAH (465 -424 BC)? MALACHI (420 -397 BC)? KING / EVENT - DATE TIGLATH-PILESER (745 -727 BC)? HEZEKIAH (JUDAH) (726 -698 BC)? SHALMANESER (727 -722 BC)? ISRAEL TAKEN CAPTIVE (722 BC)? SENNACHERIB (705 -681 BC)? NEBUCHADNEZZAR (605 -562 BC)? ZEDEKIAH (JUDAH) (597 -586 BC)? JUDAH TAKEN CAPTIVE (586 BC)? BELSHAZZAR (541 -523 BC)? CYRUS (559 -529 BC)? BABYLON DESTROYED (536 BC)? DARIUS (511 -475 BC)?

READ: ISAIAH 39: 1 -8 ISAIAH 39: 1 SAME AS 2 KINGS 20: 12 READ: ISAIAH 39: 1 -8 ISAIAH 39: 1 SAME AS 2 KINGS 20: 12 -19 THE BABYLONIAN ENVOYS 1 At that time Merodach-Baladan the son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a present to Hezekiah, for he heard that he had been sick and had recovered. READ: 2 KINGS 20: 12 12 At that time Berodach-Baladan the son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a present to Hezekiah, for he heard that Hezekiah had been sick.

OUTLINE ISAIAH CHAPETR THRITY-NINE KING OF BABYLON HEARING OF HEZEKIAH’S SICKNESS & RECOVERY SENT OUTLINE ISAIAH CHAPETR THRITY-NINE KING OF BABYLON HEARING OF HEZEKIAH’S SICKNESS & RECOVERY SENT MESSENGERS WITH LETTERS AND PRESENTS TO HIM V. 1 HEZEKIAH SHOWS THE MESSENGERS OF BABYLON ALL THE TREASURES OF HIS HOUSE AND KINGDOM V. 2 ISAIAH TELLS HEZEKIAH OF THE DAY WHEN THE BABYLONIANS WILL COME TO TAKE ALL OF JUDAH INTO CAPTIVITY V. 3 -8

READ: ISAIAH 39: 2 2 And Hezekiah was pleased with them, and showed them READ: ISAIAH 39: 2 2 And Hezekiah was pleased with them, and showed them the house of his treasures — the silver and gold, the spices and precious ointment, and all his armory — all that was found among his treasures. There was nothing in his house or in all his dominion that Hezekiah did not show them. READ: 2 KINGS 20: 13 13 And Hezekiah was attentive to them, and showed them all the house of his treasures — the silver and gold, the spices and precious ointment, and all his armory — all that was found among his treasures. There was nothing in his house or in all his dominion that Hezekiah did not show them.

READ: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 3 Then Isaiah the prophet went to King Hezekiah, READ: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 3 Then Isaiah the prophet went to King Hezekiah, and said to him, "What did these men say, and from where did they come to you? “ So Hezekiah said, "They came to me from a far country, from Babylon. " 4 And he said, "What have they seen in your house? “ So Hezekiah answered, "They have seen all that is in my house; there is nothing among my treasures that I have not shown them. " READ: 2 KINGS 20: 14 -15 14 Then Isaiah the prophet went to King Hezekiah, and said to him, "What did these men say, and from where did they come to you? “ So Hezekiah said, "They came from a far country, from Babylon. " 15 And he said, "What have they seen in your house? “ So Hezekiah answered, "They have seen all that is in my house; there is nothing among my treasures that I have not shown them. "

READ: ISAIAH 39: 5 -6 5 Then Isaiah said to Hezekiah, READ: ISAIAH 39: 5 -6 5 Then Isaiah said to Hezekiah, "Hear the word of the LORD of hosts: 6 ‘Behold, the days are coming when all that is in your house, and what your fathers have accumulated until this day, shall be carried to Babylon; nothing shall be left, ' says the LORD. READ: 2 KINGS 20” 16 -17 16 Then Isaiah said to Hezekiah, "Hear the word of the LORD: 17 'Behold, the days are coming when all that is in your house, and what your fathers have accumulated until this day, shall be carried to Babylon; nothing shall be left, ' says the LORD.

READ: ISAIAH 39: 1 -8 7 'And they shall take away some of your READ: ISAIAH 39: 1 -8 7 'And they shall take away some of your sons who will descend from you, whom you will beget; and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon. '" 8 So Hezekiah said to Isaiah, "The word of the LORD which you have spoken is good!" For he said, "At least there will be peace and truth in my days. " NKJV READ: 2 KINGS 20: 18 -19 18 'And they shall take away some of your sons who will descend from you, whom you will beget; and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon. '" 19 So Hezekiah said to Isaiah, "The word of the LORD which you have spoken is good!" For he said, "Will there not be peace and truth at least in my days? "

READ: ISAIAH 39: 1 -2 THE BABYLONIAN ENVOYS 1 At that time Merodach-Baladan the READ: ISAIAH 39: 1 -2 THE BABYLONIAN ENVOYS 1 At that time Merodach-Baladan the son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a present to Hezekiah, for he heard that he had been sick and had recovered. 2 And Hezekiah was pleased with them, and showed them the house of his treasures — the silver and gold, the spices and precious ointment, and all his armory — all that was found among his treasures. There was nothing in his house or in all his dominion that Hezekiah did not show them. (2 KINGS 20: 12 -13)

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 1 -2 1 At that time Merodach-Baladan the son of Baladan, QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 1 -2 1 At that time Merodach-Baladan the son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a present to Hezekiah, for he heard that he had been sick and had recovered. 2 And Hezekiah was pleased with them, and showed them the house of his treasures — the silver and gold, the spices and precious ointment, and all his armory — all that was found among his treasures. There was nothing in his house or in all his dominion that Hezekiah did not show them. (2 KINGS 20: 12 -13) WHO WAS THIS KING OF BABYLON? MEDORACH – MEDARECH - MEDURACH HOW DID HEZEKIAH RECEIVE THEM? WHAT DID HEZEKIAH DO? WHY?

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 1 -2 WHY DID THE LORD BLESS HEZEKIAH & JUDAH? READ: QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 1 -2 WHY DID THE LORD BLESS HEZEKIAH & JUDAH? READ: 2 KINGS 19: 14 -19 14 And Hezekiah received the letter from the hand of the messengers, and read it; and Hezekiah went up to the house of the LORD, and spread it before the LORD. 15 Then Hezekiah prayed before the LORD, and said: "O LORD God of Israel, the One who dwells between the cherubim, You are God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth. You have made heaven and earth. 16 Incline Your ear, O LORD, and hear; open Your eyes, O LORD, and see; and hear the words of Sennacherib, which he has sent to reproach the living God. 17 Truly, LORD, the kings of Assyria have laid waste the nations and their lands, 18 and have cast their gods into the fire; for they were not gods, but the work of men's hands — wood and stone. Therefore they destroyed them. 19 Now therefore, O LORD our God, I pray, save us from his hand, that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that You are the LORD God, You alone. " NKJV

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 1 -2 2 And Hezekiah was pleased with them, and showed QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 1 -2 2 And Hezekiah was pleased with them, and showed them the house of his treasures — the silver and gold, the spices and precious ointment, and all his armory — all that was found among his treasures. There was nothing in his house or in all his dominion that Hezekiah did not show them. (2 KINGS 20: 12 -13) WHY DID THE LORD BLESS HEZEKIAH & JUDAH? READ: 2 CHRONICLES 32: 22 -23 22 Thus the LORD saved Hezekiah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem from the hand of Sennacherib the king of Assyria, and from the hand of all others, and guided them on every side. 23 And many brought gifts to the LORD at Jerusalem, and presents to Hezekiah king of Judah, so that he was exalted in the sight of all nations thereafter.

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 1 -2 2 And Hezekiah was pleased with them, and showed QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 1 -2 2 And Hezekiah was pleased with them, and showed them the house of his treasures — the silver and gold, the spices and precious ointment, and all his armory — all that was found among his treasures. There was nothing in his house or in all his dominion that Hezekiah did not show them. (2 KINGS 20: 12 -13) WHAT WAS THE EXTENT OF HEZEKIAH’S WEALTH? READ: 2 CHRONICLES 32: 27 -30 27 Hezekiah had very great riches and honor. And he made himself treasuries for silver, for gold, for precious stones, for spices, for shields, and for all kinds of desirable items; 28 storehouses for the harvest of grain, wine, and oil; and stalls for all kinds of livestock, and folds for flocks. 29 Moreover he provided cities for himself, and possessions of flocks and herds in abundance; for God had given him very much property. 30 This same Hezekiah also stopped the water outlet of Upper Gihon, and brought the water by tunnel to the west side of the City of David. Hezekiah prospered in all his works.

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 1 -2 1 At that time Merodach-Baladan the son of Baladan, QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 1 -2 1 At that time Merodach-Baladan the son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a present to Hezekiah, for he heard that he had been sick and had recovered. 2 And Hezekiah was pleased with them, and showed them the house of his treasures — the silver and gold, the spices and precious ointment, and all his armory — all that was found among his treasures. There was nothing in his house or in all his dominion that Hezekiah did not show them. (2 KINGS 20: 12 -13) WHAT DID MERODACH KING OF BABYLON DO? HOW DID HEZEKIAH RECEIVE THE MESSENGERS? WHY DID THE LORD PERMIT THIS TO HAPPEN?

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 1 -2 2 And Hezekiah was pleased with them, and showed QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 1 -2 2 And Hezekiah was pleased with them, and showed them the house of his treasures — the silver and gold, the spices and precious ointment, and all his armory — all that was found among his treasures. There was nothing in his house or in all his dominion that Hezekiah did not show them. (2 KINGS 20: 12 -13) WHAT WAS THE EXTENT OF HEZEKIAH’S WEALTH? HOW DID THIS COMPARE TO SOLOMON’S WEALTH? WHERE DID SOLOMON STORE HIS ARMOR? READ: 1 KINGS 10: 16 -17 16 And King Solomon made two hundred large shields of hammered gold; six hundred shekels of gold went into each shield. 17 He also made three hundred shields of hammered gold; three minas of gold went into each shield. The king put them in the House of the Forest of Lebanon. NKJV

READ: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 3 Then Isaiah the prophet went to King Hezekiah, READ: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 3 Then Isaiah the prophet went to King Hezekiah, and said to him, "What did these men say, and from where did they come to you? “ So Hezekiah said, "They came to me from a far country, from Babylon. " 4 And he said, "What have they seen in your house? “ So Hezekiah answered, "They have seen all that is in my house; there is nothing among my treasures that I have not shown them. “ (2 KINGS 20: 14 -15)

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 3 Then Isaiah the prophet went to King Hezekiah, QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 3 Then Isaiah the prophet went to King Hezekiah, and said to him, "What did these men say, and from where did they come to you? “ So Hezekiah said, "They came to me from a far country, from Babylon. " 4 And he said, "What have they seen in your house? “ So Hezekiah answered, "They have seen all that is in my house; there is nothing among my treasures that I have not shown them. “ (2 KINGS 20: 14 -15) WHAT DID ISAIAH ASK HEZEKIAH? HOW DID HEZEKIAH RESPOND? WHAT DID HEZEKIAH REVEAL TO THE BABYLONIANS?

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 3 Then Isaiah the prophet went to King Hezekiah, QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 3 Then Isaiah the prophet went to King Hezekiah, and said to him, "What did these men say, and from where did they come to you? “ So Hezekiah said, "They came to me from a far country, from Babylon. " 4 And he said, "What have they seen in your house? “ So Hezekiah answered, "They have seen all that is in my house; there is nothing among my treasures that I have not shown them. “ (2 KINGS 20: 14 -15) WHY DID THE LORD PERMIT THIS TO HAPPEN? READ: 2 CHRONICLES 32: 27 -30 31 However, regarding the ambassadors of the princes of Babylon, whom they sent to him to inquire about the wonder that was done in the land, God withdrew from him, in order to test him, that He might know all that was in his heart. NKJV

READ: ISAIAH 39: 5 -7 5 Then Isaiah said to Hezekiah, READ: ISAIAH 39: 5 -7 5 Then Isaiah said to Hezekiah, "Hear the word of the LORD of hosts: 6 'Behold, the days are coming when all that is in your house, and what your fathers have accumulated until this day, shall be carried to Babylon; nothing shall be left, ' says the LORD. 7 'And they shall take away some of your sons who will descend from you, whom you will beget; and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon. '“ (2 KINGS 20: 16 -17)

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 5 -7 5 Then Isaiah said to Hezekiah, QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 5 -7 5 Then Isaiah said to Hezekiah, "Hear the word of the LORD of hosts: 6 'Behold, the days are coming when all that is in your house, and what your fathers have accumulated until this day, shall be carried to Babylon; nothing shall be left, ' says the LORD. 7 'And they shall take away some of your sons who will descend from you, whom you will beget; and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon. '“ (2 KINGS 20: 16 -17) WHAT DID THE LORD SAY TO HEZEKIAH? WHAT WOULD THE KINGS OF BABYLON DO? DID THE LORD WARN THEM ABOUT THIS?

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 6 'Behold, the days are coming when all that QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 6 'Behold, the days are coming when all that is in your house, and what your fathers have accumulated until this day, shall be carried to Babylon; nothing shall be left, ' says the LORD. DID THE LORD WARN THEM ABOUT THIS? READ: LEVITICUS 26: 33 -34 33 I will scatter you among the nations and draw out a sword after you; your land shall be desolate and your cities waste. 34 Then the land shall enjoy its Sabbaths as long as it lies desolate and you are in your enemies' land; then the land shall rest and enjoy its Sabbaths. NKJV

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 6 'Behold, the days are coming when all that QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 6 'Behold, the days are coming when all that is in your house, and what your fathers have accumulated until this day, shall be carried to Babylon; nothing shall be left, ' says the LORD. DID THE LORD WARN THEM ABOUT THIS? READ: DEUTERONOMY 28: 47 -50 47 "Because you did not serve the LORD your God with joy and gladness of heart, for the abundance of everything, 48 therefore you shall serve your enemies, whom the LORD will send against you, in hunger, in thirst, in nakedness, and in need of everything; and He will put a yoke of iron on your neck until He has destroyed you. 49 The LORD will bring a nation against you from afar, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flies, a nation whose language you will not understand, 50 a nation of fierce countenance, which does not respect the elderly nor show favor to the young. NKJV

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 6 'Behold, the days are coming when all that QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 6 'Behold, the days are coming when all that is in your house, and what your fathers have accumulated until this day, shall be carried to Babylon; nothing shall be left, ' says the LORD. DID THE LORD WARN THEM ABOUT THIS? READ: DEUTERONOMY 28: 64 -67 64 "Then the LORD will scatter you among all peoples, from one end of the earth to the other, and there you shall serve other gods, which neither you nor your fathers have known — wood and stone. 65 And among those nations you shall find no rest, nor shall the sole of your foot have a resting place; but there the LORD will give you a trembling heart, failing eyes, and anguish of soul. 66 Your life shall hang in doubt before you; you shall fear day and night, and have no assurance of life. 67 In the morning you shall say, 'Oh, that it were evening!' And at evening you shall say, 'Oh, that it were morning!' because of the fear which terrifies your heart, and because of the sight which your eyes see. NKJV

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 WHEN WILL THE LORD BRING THEM BACK? READ: DEUTERONOMY QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 WHEN WILL THE LORD BRING THEM BACK? READ: DEUTERONOMY 30: 1 -6 1 "Now it shall come to pass, when all these things come upon you, the blessing and the curse which I have set before you, and you call them to mind among all the nations where the LORD your God drives you, 2 and you return to the LORD your God and obey His voice, according to all that I command you today, you and your children, with all your heart and with all your soul, 3 that the LORD your God will bring you back from captivity, and have compassion on you, and gather you again from all the nations where the LORD your God has scattered you. 4 If any of you are driven out to the farthest parts under heaven, from there the LORD your God will gather you, and from there He will bring you. 5 Then the LORD your God will bring you to the land which your fathers possessed, and you shall possess it. He will prosper you and multiply you more than your fathers. 6 And the LORD your God will circumcise your heart and the heart of your descendants, to love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul, that you may live. NKJV

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 6 'Behold, the days are coming when all that QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 6 'Behold, the days are coming when all that is in your house, and what your fathers have accumulated until this day, shall be carried to Babylon; nothing shall be left, ' says the LORD. WHY DID THE LORD DO THIS? READ: 1 KINGS 14: 14 -16 14 "Moreover the LORD will raise up for Himself a king over Israel who shall cut off the house of Jeroboam; this is the day. What? Even now! 15 For the LORD will strike Israel, as a reed is shaken in the water. He will uproot Israel from this good land which He gave to their fathers, and will scatter them beyond the River, because they have made their wooden images, provoking the LORD to anger. 16 And He will give Israel up because of the sins of Jeroboam, who sinned and who made Israel sin. " NKJV

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 7 'And they shall take away some of your QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 7 'And they shall take away some of your sons who will descend from you, whom you will beget; and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon. '“ WHAT DID THE KING OF BABYLON DO? READ: 2 KINGS 24: 13 -16 13 And he carried out from there all the treasures of the house of the LORD and the treasures of the king's house, and he cut in pieces all the articles of gold which Solomon king of Israel had made in the temple of the LORD, as the LORD had said. 14 Also he carried into captivity all Jerusalem: all the captains and all the mighty men of valor, ten thousand captives, and all the craftsmen and smiths. None remained except the poorest people of the land. 15 And he carried Jehoiachin captive to Babylon. The king's mother, the king's wives, his officers, and the mighty of the land he carried into captivity from Jerusalem to Babylon. 16 All the valiant men, seven thousand, and craftsmen and smiths, one thousand, all who were strong and fit for war, these the king of Babylon brought captive to Babylon. NKJV

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 WHAT DID THE KING OF BABYLON DO? READ: 2 QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 WHAT DID THE KING OF BABYLON DO? READ: 2 CHRONICLES 36: 17 -21 17 Therefore He brought against them the king of the Chaldeans, who killed their young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary, and had no compassion on young man or virgin, on the aged or the weak; He gave them all into his hand. 18 And all the articles from the house of God, great and small, the treasures of the house of the LORD, and the treasures of the king and of his leaders, all these he took to Babylon. 19 Then they burned the house of God, broke down the wall of Jerusalem, burned all its palaces with fire, and destroyed all its precious possessions. 20 And those who escaped from the sword he carried away to Babylon, where they became servants to him and his sons until the rule of the kingdom of Persia, 21 to fulfill the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah, until the land had enjoyed her Sabbaths. As long as she lay desolate she kept Sabbath, to fulfill seventy years. NKJV

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 7 'And they shall take away some of your QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 7 'And they shall take away some of your sons who will descend from you, whom you will beget; and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon. '“ WHAT DID THE KING OF BABYLON DO? READ: JEREMIAH 20: 4 -5 4 For thus says the LORD: 'Behold, I will make you a terror to yourself and to all your friends; and they shall fall by the sword of their enemies, and your eyes shall see it. I will give all Judah into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall carry them captive to Babylon and slay them with the sword. 5 Moreover I will deliver all the wealth of this city, all its produce, and all its precious things; all the treasures of the kings of Judah I will give into the hand of their enemies, who will plunder them, seize them, and carry them to Babylon. NKJV

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 7 'And they shall take away some of your QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 7 'And they shall take away some of your sons who will descend from you, whom you will beget; and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon. '“ WHO DID GOD SEND AGAINST JUDAH? NEBUCHADNEZZAR? WHAT DID NEBUCADNEZZAR DO? READ: DANIEL 1: 1 -7 1 In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it. 2 And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, with some of the articles of the house of God, which he carried into the land of Shinar to the house of his god; and he brought the articles into the treasure house of his god. 3 Then the king instructed Ashpenaz, the master of his eunuchs, to bring some of the children of Israel and some of the king's descendants and some of the nobles, 4 young men in whom there was no blemish, but goodlooking, gifted in all wisdom, possessing knowledge and quick to understand, who had ability to serve in the king's palace, and whom they might teach the language and literature of the Chaldeans.

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 WHO DID NEBUCADNEZZAR BRING TO BABYLON? WHAT AUTHORITY DID QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 WHO DID NEBUCADNEZZAR BRING TO BABYLON? WHAT AUTHORITY DID NEBUCHADNEZZAR GIVE THE EUNUCHS? WHO WERE SOME OF THESE CAPTIVES? READ: DANIEL 1: 5 -7 5 And the king appointed for them a daily provision of the king's delicacies and of the wine which he drank, and three years of training for them, so that at the end of that time they might serve before the king. 6 Now from among those of the sons of Judah were Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah. 7 To them the chief of the eunuchs gave names: he gave Daniel the name Belteshazzar; to Hananiah, Shadrach; to Mishael, Meshach; and to Azariah, Abed-Nego. NKJV

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 7 'And they shall take away some of your QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 7 'And they shall take away some of your sons who will descend from you, whom you will beget; and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon. '“ WHAT AUTHORITY DID NEBUCHADNEZZAR GIVE THE EUNUCHS? WHO WERE SOME OF THESE EUNUCHS? READ: ESTHER 1: 10 -12 10 On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar, and Carcas, seven eunuchs who served in the presence of King Ahasuerus, 11 to bring Queen Vashti before the king, wearing her royal crown, in order to show her beauty to the people and the officials, for she was beautiful to behold. 12 But Queen Vashti refused to come at the king's command brought by his eunuchs; therefore the king was furious, and his anger burned within him.

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 WHAT AUTHORITY DID NEBUCHADNEZZAR GIVE THE EUNUCHS? WHAT DID QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 WHAT AUTHORITY DID NEBUCHADNEZZAR GIVE THE EUNUCHS? WHAT DID HEGAI DO FOR ESTHER? WHY? READ: ESTHER 2: 1 -4 1 After these things, when the wrath of King Ahasuerus subsided, he remembered Vashti, what she had done, and what had been decreed against her. 2 Then the king's servants who attended him said: "Let beautiful young virgins be sought for the king; 3 and let the king appoint officers in all the provinces of his kingdom, that they may gather all the beautiful young virgins to Shushan the citadel, into the women's quarters, under the custody of Hegai the king's eunuch, custodian of the women. And let beauty preparations be given them. 4 Then let the young woman who pleases the king be queen instead of Vashti. “ NKJV

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 WHAT AUTHORITY DID NEBUCHADNEZZAR GIVE THE EUNUCHS? WHAT DID QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 3 -4 WHAT AUTHORITY DID NEBUCHADNEZZAR GIVE THE EUNUCHS? WHAT DID HEGAI DO FOR ESTHER? WHY? WAS THIS THE LORD’S DOING? READ: ESTHER 2: 14 -15 14 In the evening she went, and in the morning she returned to the second house of the women, to the custody of Shaashgaz, the king's eunuch who kept the concubines. She would not go in to the king again unless the king delighted in her and called for her by name. 15 Now when the turn came for Esther the daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai, who had taken her as his daughter, to go in to the king, she requested nothing but what Hegai the king's eunuch, the custodian of the women, advised. And Esther obtained favor in the sight of all who saw her. NKJV

READ: ISAIAH 39: 7 -8 8 So Hezekiah said to Isaiah, READ: ISAIAH 39: 7 -8 8 So Hezekiah said to Isaiah, "The word of the LORD which you have spoken is good!" For he said, "At least there will be peace and truth in my days. “ (2 KINGS 20: 19)

QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 8 8 So Hezekiah said to Isaiah, QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 39: 8 8 So Hezekiah said to Isaiah, "The word of the LORD which you have spoken is good!" For he said, "At least there will be peace and truth in my days. “ HOW DID HEZEKIAH RESPOND? WHY WOULD THEIR BE PEACE & TRUTH IN HIS DAYS? HEZEKIAH HUMBLED HIMSELF READ: 2 CHRONICLES 32: 24 -26 24 In those days Hezekiah was sick and near death, and he prayed to the LORD; and He spoke to him and gave him a sign. 25 But Hezekiah did not repay according to the favor shown him, for his heart was lifted up; therefore wrath was looming over him and over Judah and Jerusalem. 26 Then Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart, he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the LORD did not come upon them in the days of Hezekiah. NKJV