King Hezekiah in Isaiah by Paul R. Raabe

July 5, 2019

King Hezekiah in Isaiah

Paul R. Raabe

Paul R. Raabe is Professor of Biblical Studies at Grand Canyon University
in Phoenix, AZ.

jbts-4-1-pic-5Abstract: The book of Isaiah presents three episodes that feature interactions between the God of Israel and King Hezekiah, Isaiah 36-37, 38, and 39. These three episodes give a complex portrait of this king of Judah. This essay explores the different sides to this complex portrait.
Key Words: Hezekiah, Isaiah 36-39, trust, pride, contrast between kings

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