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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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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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