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2 Kings 19:15

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15 And Hezekiah prayed before the LORD, and said, O LORD God of Israel, which dwellest between the cherubims, thou art the God, even thou alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth: thou hast made heaven and earth.

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prayed
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before
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the Lord
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said
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God
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Israel
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alone
To be alone in the Bible represents being free of evil and false influences. That's why the Lord seeks solitude to pray, and why the...

earth
"Earth" in the Bible can mean a person or a group of like-minded people as in a church. But it refers specifically to the external...

heaven
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Commentary

 

Explanation of 2 Kings 19:15      

By Henry MacLagan

Verse 15. Thus coming into communication with the Lord and revelation by good and its truth, through victory in temptation and in dependence on Divine Providence; and thus into the sincere acknowledgment of the Lord, and that He forms both the internal and external man.


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