2 Kings 18-20, 2 Chronicles 29-32, Isaiah 36-39

Hezekiah, King of Judah


  1. Hezekiah's mother was the "daughter of Zechariah" (2 Chronicles 29:1). Do you have any idea as to which Zechariah this might have been?

  2. In what year of Hezekiah's reign did Samaria fall to the Assyrians?

  3. Who was King of Israel at the time?

  4. As Hezekiah initiated reforms, what kinds of things were removed from the temple?

  5. According to whose command were Levites with cymbals, harps, and lyres stationed in the temple?

  6. Do you suppose we have any record of the "words of David and Asaph the seer" with which the Levites were to "sing praises to the LORD"? (2 Chronicles 29:30)

  7. Hezekiah invited not only those of Judah but also those of _____________ to celebrate the Passover.

  8. In the course of Hezekiah's reformation, what object made by Moses was destroyed? Find and relate the story of this object's origin and explain why it was destroyed along with the idols in Hezekiah's day.

  9. What Assyrian king laid siege to the cities of Judah?

  10. How did Hezekiah contrast Sennacherib's strength with the strength of God's people. (2 Chronicles 32:8)

  11. While Sennacherib laid siege to Lachish, who did he send to Jerusalem and with what message?

  12. What did Sennacherib's messengers say about the wisdom of trusting in So of Egypt?

  13. What did Sennacherib's messengers say to Eliakim, Shebnah, and Joah about the wisdom of trusting in Jehovah?

  14. What prompted Rabshekah to begin speaking with a loud voice so the people on the wall of the city could hear him?

  15. What did Rabshekah say to the people of Jerusalem about the wisdom of trusting in Jehovah?

  16. Who besides Hezekiah prayed for deliverance?

  17. Relate the story of how God delivered his people.

  18. What was to be the outcome of Hezekiah's illness?

  19. When Hezekiah prayed concerning this, the Lord promised to add 15 years to his life. What sign was given to assure Hezekiah of this?

  20. Upon Hezekiah's recovery, who sent him presents?

  21. In response, what did Hezekiah show off?

  22. What prophet do we associate with the reign of Hezekiah?