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39 At that time Merodac Baladan the son of Baladan, the king of Babylon, sent letters and a present to Hezekiah, because he had heard that Hezekiah had been sick. 2 And Hezekiah was glad to see them, and showed them all his treasury, the silver and the gold and the spices and the fine oil, and his arsenal, and everything that was to be found in his hoards: there was not a thing that Hezekiah did not show them, in his palace and in all his dominions. 3 And the prophet Isaiah came to King Hezekiah and said to him “What did these men say, and where do they come to you from?” and Hezekiah said “They have come to me from a distant country, Babylon.” 4 And he said “What did they see in your palace?” and Hezekiah said “They saw everything that there was in my palace: there was not a thing that I did not show them in my hoards.” 5 And Isaiah said to Hezekiah “Listen to the word of Jehovah of Armies: 6 there are days coming when everything there is in your palace, and that your fathers have hoarded down to this day, will be carried away to Babylon: there will not be a thing left, says Jehovah. 7 And sons of yours, out of your body, of your begetting, will be taken and become eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon.” 8 And Hezekiah said to Isaiah “Jehovah’s word that you speak is good,” and said “because there is to be peace and faithfulness in my time.”