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Isaiah 38:9-20

In chapter 38-39, Hezekiah was sick unto death, but he cried to the Lord who miraculously healed him, extending his life. Told by Isaiah to set his house in order for his death was imminent, Hezekiah prayed and wept fervently to the Lord. The Lord then had Isaiah tell Hezekiah he would live fifteen more years, and offered the turning back of the shadow ten degrees on the sundial of Ahaz as a sign he would be healed. When he recovered, Hezekiah then wrote a psalm describing his illness and deliverance by the Lord. The following is the song written by Hezekiah king of Judah after his illness and recovery:

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